Hey all you lucky ones in New Orleans: Through the end of the month, you should stop into the the Marigny and see Lafcadio’s Revenge, a “mobile museum” of New Orleans’ “forgotten histories,” by Tessa Farmer, Nina Nichols and Dana Sherwood. This Prospect. 2 satellite project is an homage to homage to Lafcadio Hearn, a 19th century New Orleans journalist and ethnographer and an inventor of the city’s mysterious history.
Lafcadio’s Revenge: Mixed Media Sculpture Installation, through Jan. 29, 800 Press Street, corner Dauphine in Marigny in New Orleans
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John Waters has a show of photography and sculpture-Rear Projection- at Gagogsian through May.
Here’s a detail from Children Who Smoke (2009), series of 8 chromogenic color prints:
My god I love this man. This show is about the movie industry, a subject he’s always taking on in some form.
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And it doesn’t get better than this: One of the great founders of this country, Mr. John Waters himself. God he’s great.