Pin It
Favorite

Spirit of Place: Art of Acadiana 

It's a place apart, unlike any other. Acadiana, or southwest Louisiana, is justifiably famous for its food and music as well as an overall joie d'vivre based on a deeply rooted love of a unique lifestyle and the exotic ingredients that go into it. Somewhat less known are the contemporary arts of the region, the modern expression of a deeply rooted sensibility that harks to the pervasive French heritage as well as environmental influences including 'the colors, textures, forms, materials and visual rhythms of the area.' According to curator David Houston, 'The work in Spirit of Place: Art of Acadiana looks at individuality grounded in the idea of place. The artists represented in the exhibition share more than a common geography and culture; they share an unusually tight-knit sense of community.'
click to enlarge art_rec-11715.jpeg
Pin It
Favorite

Speaking of Spirit Of Place: Art Of Acadiana, -None-

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Submit an event Jump to date

Latest in Art Review

More by D. Eric Bookhardt

Spotlight Events

  • Mark Normand @ Joy Theater
    1200 Canal St. http://www.thejoytheater.com

    • Thu., Sept. 1
  • Flood City @ NOCCA Riverfront, Nims Blackbox Theatre
    2800 Chartres St. http://www.nocca.com

    • Thursdays-Sundays. Continues through Sept. 17
  • Close Me Out @ Hi-Ho Lounge
    2239 St. Claude Ave. http://www.hiholounge.net

    • First Saturday of every month
  • St. Claude Second Saturdays @ St. Claude Arts District
    2820 St. Claude Ave.

    • Second Saturday of every month
    • 4 going/interested
  • Karatefight @ The Broad Theater
    636 N. Broad St. http://www.thebroadtheater.com

    • Last Sunday of every month

© 2016 Gambit
Powered by Foundation