Charles Muir Lovell
Charles Lovell has long been passionate about photographing people within their cultures. Upon moving to New Orleans in 2008, he began documenting the city’s second line parades, social aid and pleasure clubs, and brass bands, capturing and preserving for posterity a unique and vibrant part of Louisiana’s rich cultural heritage. His photographs have been exhibited nationally and internationally, are found in several permanent collections, including the New Orleans Museum of Art and the Historic New Orleans Collection. He is recipient of the Michael P. Smith Documentary Photographer of the Year Award in 2020 from the Louisiana Endowment For the Humanities.
His website is charleslovell.com and his work can be seen on Instagram at @CharlesLovellArt.