What’s Hot: Art

While many of the sounds and sights of our city take a temporary hiatus, it’s a unique opportunity to let the natural world come into clearer focus. Celebrate the spirit-lifting work of Mother Nature with pieces of living world art.
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1. Explore the deconstructed forest tableau in Ashley Pridmore’s “Dreams of Eve,” 2020. Comprised of steel, recycled foam, found rope, papier-mâché, vines and oyster shells. Ogden Museum of Southern Art, 925 Camp St., 539-9650, OgdenMuseum.org

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2. The view of Patrick Waldemar’s private hidden garden from his New Orleans studio is depicted in his watercolor on Japanese paper, “My Courtyard.” Stella Jones Gallery, 201 St. Charles Ave., No. 132, 568-9050, StellaJonesGallery.com

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3. Petals spring to life in Bradley Sabin’s ceramic coral floral wall installation. Dimensions variable, available as individual sets. Callan Contemporary, 518 Julia St., 525-0518, CallanContemporary.com
Image courtesy of Callan Contemporary. Photo credit: Kayla Stark

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4. In Casey Langteau’s “Protector,” she uses 24 karat gold leaf and textured paint to create this fierce staple of Louisiana’s wildlife. Limited edition prints in various sizes available. Casey Langteau Art, 4700 Magazine St., 500-8164, CaseyLangteauArt.com

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5. Branches are made ethereal in Ashleigh Coleman’s “Tracing Treetops” archival print on Moab Juniper paper. Various sizes available, signed, titled and numbered. Claire Elizabeth Gallery, 131 Decatur St., 309-4063, ClaireElizabethGallery.com

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6. Dip into the underwater world of Joseph Bradley via his koi on silver oil and silver-leaf on panel. Gallery Orange, 819 Royal St., 875-4006, Gallery-Orange.com

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7. Babette Beaullieu’s “Memory Sticks 3” is an homage to the element of ritual, combining bits of paper and nature that she collects along her journeys. Gryder Gallery, 615 Julia St., 452-9768, GryderGallery.com

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