This issue is supported by a grant from theLouisiana Division of Arts, Office of Cultural Development, Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism, in cooperation with the Louisiana State Arts Council. Our cover story poses a question: Where is Louisiana art? Where is it made? Where is it going? And where does it find inspiration? The directors of the state’s nine regional arts councils gave us answers.
The issue also includes:
- Justin Nobel on the efforts of the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Fisheries to replant marshlands along the state’s endangered coast
- Rebecca Snedeker and Leon Waters on artist Dread Scott’s plans to reenact the 18111 slave insurrection along River Road.
- Ben Sandmel’s review of American Epic, a new documentary from PBS
- Alison Fensterstock on a board game developed at Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola.
- Rien Fertel revisiting William Faulkner’s Mosquitoes
- Zella Palmer on the new memoir by Jessica B. Harris
- Michael Pasquier on a new history of the Gulf of Mexico
- Richard Campanella on a statue’s voyages during slavery
- The latests news from Shreveport Regional Arts Council, New Orleans Museum of Art, Ogden Museum of Southern Art, CODOFIL, and the Louisiana State Museum.