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Langston Allston

Langston Allston is a painter and muralist based in New Orleans, Louisiana. He uses his art practice as a way to tell stories, drawn from his own experience, and from the experiences of people in his community, drawing a thread between the past and the present.


  • The Life and Death of an American Neighborhood


    Everything Must Go, a new collaboration between poet Kevin Coval and illustrator Langston Allston, excavates and mourns that which has been lost in transition and serves as a template for understanding the process of displacement and reinvention currently reshaping American cities.

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