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Mississippi Artist Provides Community Catharsis Ten Years After Katrina

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Katrina Labyrinth-Hope (42nd Ave/Finley Gulfport, MS), 2015, Diameter approximately 10', site-specific installation (brick, concrete, found materials), photo courtesy of the artist

In anticipation of the tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, environmental artist Elisa Marble da Silva replaced signs of the storm’s devastation with symbols of self-discovery. The Gulfport, Mississippi artist used storm debris to transform the foundations of buildings destroyed by the 2005 hurricane into meditative pavement labyrinths. With the help of the local community, da…

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Regional Update: Mississippi

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Regional Update: Mississippi

The Mississippi Museum of Art currently has three noteworthy exhibitions on view, with the famous American painter Robert Henri as the focal point of two. Spanish Sojourns: Robert Henri and the Spirit of Spain, located in the Donna and Jim Barksdale Galleries, includes forty paintings of Henri’s created while living in Spain. Henri’s Spanish portraits reveal inspiration from Diego Velázquez and Francisco Goya….

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