Breathtakingly original. Like jazz music, an improvisational riff.
Stories of sacred archetypes, heroes, and social justice. The best always holding a socially conscious mirror for us all. Raw and radiant with counterculture disdain, wit, beauty, and meaning.
Street art in New Orleans is a new reason to visit. From Brandan “B-mike” Odums’ soaring murals at StudioBE to monochromatic Candy Chang creations, it's all good.
You might find traces of Basquiat's 1988 run through town. And sure to see iconic pieces by the famously secretive Banksy.
He created 14 stenciled works across this city. Ten were destroyed. Others vandalized.
But like the movie, Saving Banksy, we saved one. It’s been four tedious years with experts who have conserved some of the world’s more important frescos. They removed nine layers of the vandals’ paint to reveal a long-hidden Banksy - an internationally consequential architectural artifact rich with local patina and intrigue.
Be our guest again. Come witness the super secret unveiling with complimentary passes for hotel guests - November 16-19 during the Prospect.4 Triennial.
Check in 4/26/2018
Check out 4/27/2018
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