Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art Celebrates New Orleans Cultural History

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Radcliffe Bailey - "Four and One Corner - South", 2005 - mixed media on wood, 90 x 90 inches

HARTFORD, CT.- A new exhibition featuring the
works of contemporary artists entitled, High Water Marks: Art &
Renewal
After Katrina, opened at The Amistad Center for Art & Culture at the

Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art. The exhibition explores the legacy of
Black
artisans in New Orleans and the achievements of a range of artists who
have
documented the city’s devastation and are committed to the city’s
recovery. High
Water Marks is on view from May 1 through September 19, 2010.