CITY-WIDE EXHIBITION IN NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA
The Nasher Museum is pleased to celebrate Prospect.4: The Lotus in Spite of the Swamp (P.4), the art exhibition that takes place every three years throughout the city of New Orleans, Louisiana. The artistic director of Prospect.4 is Trevor Schoonmaker, who is Chief Curator and Patsy R. and Raymond D. Nasher Curator of Contemporary Art at the Nasher Museum. Prospect.4 will open to the public on Saturday, November 18, 2017, and run through February 25, 2018, aligning with the city of New Orleans’s tricentennial celebration. Prospect.4 will host VIP preview days on Thursday, November 16, and Friday, November 17, with the opening gala scheduled for Friday evening, November 17. Nasher friends, please join us in New Orleans!
Listen to a talk by Trevor Schoonmaker about Prospect.4: The Lotus in Spite of the Swamp. This free Curators Perspective Lecture was produced in a collaboration between Independent Curators International and the Vera List Center for Art and Politics at The New School, New York, on May 24, 2017.
PLAN YOUR TRIP
ABOVE: P.4 Artistic Director Trevor Schoonmaker, who is Chief Curator and Patsy R. and Raymond D. Nasher Curator of Contemporary Art at the Nasher Museum (third from left) strikes a pose after a press event in New York City with (from left) P.4 artists Maria Berrio, Derrick Adams, Hank Willis Thomas, Rina Banerjee, and (far right) Omar Lopez-Chahoud, a member of Trevor’s P.4 advisory council and also director of the Untitled Art Fair. Photo by J Caldwell.
The list of 73 artists whose works are part of Prospect.4: The Lotus in Spite of the Swamp:
Njideka Akunyili Crosby
María Magdalena Campos-Pons
Edgar Cleijne & Ellen Gallagher
Donna Conlon & Jonathan Harker
Gauri Gill & Rajesh Vangad
Barkley L. Hendricks
Kiluanji Kia Henda
The Kitchen Sisters: Davia Nelson & Nikki Silva
with Otabenga Jones & Associates
Odili Donald Odita
Dawit L. Petros
Quintron and Miss Pussycat
Beatriz Santiago Muñoz
John T. Scott
Hank Willis Thomas