Prospect.2 New Orleans

October 22, 2011 - January 29, 2012

Prospect.2 was open to the public from October 22, 2011 through January 29, 2012. The list of artists included 26 artists from nine countries, including the United States, France, Italy, Sweden, Poland, Japan, Chile, and Vietnam. In keeping with Prospect's commitment to the promotion of the visual art community in New Orleans, the second biennial featured work by several artists who live and work in the city, as well as a variety of site-specific projects inspired by the city's distinctive history and culture and conceived specifically for the city of New Orleans.

View the Prospect.2 Digital Catalogue here.


Prospect.2 Artists


Sophie Calle Nick Cave Jonas Dahlberg
Bruce Davenport Jr. Dawn DeDeaux R. Luke DuBois
George Dunbar Keith Duncan William Eggleston
Nicole Eisenman Karl Haendel Ragnar Kjartansson
William Pope.L An-My Lê Ivan Navarro
Lorraine O’Grady Tsuyoshi Ozawa Gina Phillips
Ashton T. Ramsey Alexis Rockman Joyce J. Scott
Jennifer Steinkamp Dan Tague Robert Tannen
Grazia Toderi Francesco Vezzoli PaweĊ‚ Wojtasik


Prospect.2 Venues

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Acadiana Center for the Arts
Art House on the Levee
Contemporary Arts Center
Dutch Alley Performance Pavilion, French Market District
Historic New Orleans Collection, Brulatour Mansion and Courtyard
Ideal Auto Repair
Isaac Delgado Art Gallery
Louisiana State Museum, Old U.S. Mint
Louisiana State Museum, 1850 House
Newcomb Art Gallery
New Orleans African American Museum
New Orleans Healing Center
New Orleans Museum of Art
Ogden Museum of Southern Art
Piazza d'Italia/The American Italian Cultural Center
Xavier University, Arts Village

 Prospect.2 Satellite Exhibitions: AIA New Orleans: Art of the Napkin Sketch / DesCours / Dutch Dialogues; Aquarium Gallery: Feeding Frenzy; Borenstein Gallery: Plotting Coordinates; Cafe Istanbul: Faces of Treme; Curio Space: Parallel Lines; Dillard University Art Gallery: Day After Rape; Frahn Koerner Studio: Open Studio and Guests; Site Specific (P.2 Off-Site Venue): Geography – House/Atlas; The Hubbell Library: The Louisiana Coast; InHere Collective: Amending; Site Specific: Lafcadio's Revenge; Liberty Lumber: Liberty’s Mule; Longue Vue House and Gardens (P.2 Off-Site Venue): Audubon’s Absence; Site Specific (P.2 Off-Site Venue): Majestic (Curated and produced by the Third of May Arts, Inc.); The McKenna Museum of African American Art:Gris Gris Parlour Presents: The Invisible Man; New Orleans Airlift: The Music Box - A Shantytown Sound Laboratory; New Orleans Center for the Creative Arts (NOCCA) and others: Off the Beaten Path; New Orleans Community Printshop: print is not dead, we are not dead; New Orleans Photo Alliance: Silenced Suffering: The Comfort Women Project; The Pearl: A Disease of the Oyster; Preservation Resource Center: Penn Station: A Distant View; Prospect.Us: Venus Rising; Rodrigue Foundation: 2011 George Rodrigue Foundation of the Arts Scholarship Contest Winning Artworks; T-Lot: Parallel Play.

Prospect.2 Funders

Prospect.2 New Orleans has been made possible with the support of Founding Benefactor Toby Devan Lewis.

Leadership support has been provided by the Lambent Foundation Fund of the Tides Foundation; The Metabolic Studio; The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts; The Brown Foundation, Inc., of Houston; The Prospectors Club; and The Helis Foundation.

Additional support has been provided by Susan and Ralph Brennan; the Barbro Osher Pro Suecia Foundation; Bloomberg; Regions Bank; Whitney National Bank; Friends of the Stuart Collection, San Diego; Michael Wilkinson; The Asian Cultural Council; Mr. and Mrs. Richard Cahn; Étant donnés: The French-American Fund for Contemporary Art; Adam J. Lewis Trust; Heymann Fund; Peter B. Lewis, Michele Reynoir and Kevin Clifford; the Japan Foundation; C24 Gallery; Downtown Development District; William A. Fagaly; Sarah Harte; Sanford Heller; IASPIS, the Swedish Visual Arts Fund's international programme; JDL Foundation; Pamela Joseph and Robert Brinker; Jones Walker; Jeanne and Michael L. Klein; Arthur Roger; Martha Claire Tompkins; Margie and Sandy Villere; New Orleans Convention & Visitors Bureau; Iberiabank; Arts Council of New Orleans, the Elmore Morgan Jr. Visual Arts Endowment; New Orleans Arts District; New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation, and Turon Travel, among others.

Special thanks to Hyatt Regency New Orleans, Hospitality Sponsor.