What is a Photograph? describes and includes many of the most common photographic processes (daguerreotypes, salted paper prints, gelatin silver prints, and inkjet prints), but it also includes objects, artifacts, and… read more
What is a photograph? How do we define its history? This exhibition, compiled mostly from NOMA’s permanent collection, examines many forms of photography from the 1840s to the present, in order… read more
Posted by Wendy Rodrigue on Gambit blog.
Few art exhibitions today span seamlessly two hundred years.
I considered this at The Metropolitan Museum of Art recently during The Renaissance Portrait, a… read more
Individual photographs are powerful but open-ended messages. The photograph gives us a single moment, ripped from the relentless march of time and stripped of its narrative context. Without the before and… read more
Every photograph depends upon the interplay of shadow and light for its existence. In fact, the earliest photographs were nothing but shadows, cameraless images created by placing some specimen directly on… read more
The Southwestern United States has been the homeland of indigenous peoples for more than 10,000 years. Over the millennia, drastic changes occurred in the natural environment, producing the semi-arid desert and… read more
This spring, Studio KIDS! classes explore environmental themes in NOMA's galleries to learn how artists use nature as inspiration. Each class features a different medium and participants will learn 2 and… read more
The New Orleans Museum of Art is pleased to be organizing Photorealism: The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Collection, the most extensive presentation to-date of the Photorealist painting collection of Sydney and… read more
By Jonathan Keats | Forbes
This review originally appeared on Forbes.com
As a student at Toronto's Ryerson Polytechnical Institute in the '80s, Edward Burtynsky got the assignment of a lifetime. "Go… read more
Since the 1970s, NOMA has built an extensive collection of photographs that represents a wide range of achievement in that medium from the 1840s to the present. Today the collection comprises… read more
The Italian Collection
NOMA’s Italian painting collection from the early Renaissance through the 18th Century is particularly distinguished. A group of panel paintings in tempera with gilded backgrounds, some as early… read more