Aug 08
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Five Gallery Exhibitions You Need To See This Month

Whitney White Linen Night brought thousands of art lovers to Julia Street on August 2nd to visit the galleries in downtown New Orleans’ flourishing Arts District. The event kicked off new exhibitions from artists spanning multiple styles and mediums — we put five of them in the spotlight below.

 

The Lies We Believe

Artist: Ayo Scott | Gallery: Octavia Art Gallery

August 2 – September 6 @ 454 Julia Street

The Lies We Believe is artist Ayo Scott’s debut exhibition at Octavia Art Gallery, presenting his “most recent mixed media works alongside his large-scale digital drawings.”

 

Glimmer Steady Inside the Stone

Artist: Nathan Durfee | Gallery: Lemieux Galleries

August 2 – September 27 @ 332 Julia Street

Artist Nathan Durfee’s exhibition features captivating paintings with his distinct combination of “pop-surrealist narratives” and intriguing use of color.

 

Segregation Story

Artist: Gordon Parks | Gallery: Arthur Roger Gallery

August 2 – September 20 @ 432 Julia Street

432 Julia Street
Segregation Story is an exhibition of fifteen medium-scale photographs – See more at: http://arthurrogergallery.com/exhibition/gordon-parks/#sthash.2w3bcn1R.dpuf

Segregation Story is an exhibition of fifteen photographs by Gordon Parks, documenting the “everyday lives of an extended black family living in rural Alabama under Jim Crowe segregation.”

 

Beyond the Bayou

Artist: Various | Gallery: Ariodante Contemporary Craft Gallery

August 2 – August 31 @ 535 Julia Street

Ariodante’s August exhibition features acrylic paintings by Tanya Dischler, jewelry by Shea Yetta, and glasswork by Christine Ledoux.

 

Balance and Perspective

Artist: Mitchell Lonas | Gallery: Callan Contemporary

August 1 – September 21 @ 518 Julia Street

Mitchell Lonas’ new series of “incised and painted aluminum panels” showcases his “lyrical interpretations of trees, root systems, shells, and waterfalls.”

 

Are there other exhibitions that should be included in our list? Let us know in the comments!

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