Percussion, feathers and fancy clothes are featured prominently in traditional Mardi Gras celebrations.
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Adelson Galleries exhibit celebrates New Orleans
Artist Robert Freeman had been a fan of photographer Max Stern’s work for some time before they visited New Orleans together in March of 2017. Inspired by Stern’s vivid pictures of black Indians in celebratory costume, Freeman asked to come with him on Super Sunday — a day of processions in New Orleans in mid-March — to learn about the culture. “Mardi Gras Indians,” showing at Adelson Galleries through April 29, showcases the stunning artistic collaboration that resulted.