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Portrait of Colonel George Watson (1718-1800)

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This is a three-quarter length male portrait of Colonel George Watson. He appears as a middle-aged man, dressed in a full powdered wig and an olive-brown coat with gold buttons and braid. He holds written document in his proper left… read more

Dario Robleto: The Prelives of the Blues

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Dario Robleto: The Prelives of the Blues is a solo exhibition of work by conceptual artist Dario Robleto, featuring sculpture and works on paper from the past ten years. This exhibition centers on the historical and emotional resonance of music,… read more

What is a Photograph?

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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 practices that have typically been considered marginal to the… read more

What is a Photograph?

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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 to explore these questions. Over the past 190 years,… read more

Movies in the Garden: Citizen Kane

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Join the New Orleans Museum of Art and the New Orleans Film Society as we present the 2014 Fall series of Movies in the Garden in the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden! All programming for the evening is free… read more

Reinventing Nature: Art from the School of Fontainebleau

Exhibition

The Forest of Fontainebleau became an experimental lab for picture-making in the nineteenth century. There, in this wilderness of varied terrain just 40 miles to the southeast of Paris, French artists created prints, drawings, oil sketches, photographs, and paintings of… read more

Prints and Drawings

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NOMA’s Prints and Drawings collection is comprised of almost 7000 individual prints, books, portfolios and unique works on paper, the majority of which were executed by noted l9th and 20th century European and American artists. 20th century American drawings and… read more

Shadow and Light

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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 a piece of photographic paper. From the very origins… read more

Gentlemen Callers: Paul Cadmus and George Dureau

Exhibition

“It’s almost time for our gentlemen callers to start arriving. How many do you suppose we’re going to entertain this afternoon?” -Amanda Wingfield in The Glass Menagerie TENNESSEE WILLIAMS World famous as an authority on Tennessee Williams and William Faulkner,… read more

Lifelike

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Organized by the Walker Art Center, Lifelike invites a close examination of artworks based on commonplace objects and situations, which are startlingly realistic, often playful, and sometimes surreal. This international group exhibition features artists variously using scale, unusual materials, and… read more

History

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History of the New Orleans Museum of Art The institution now known as the New Orleans Museum of art began in 1910 when local businessman Isaac Delgado offered $150,000 to the City Park Commission for the purpose of creating a… read more

Modern European Art

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Highlights of NOMA’s European modern paintings include outstanding examples of the important art movements of the 20th Century: Fauvism, Cubism, Die Brücke, Blaue Reiter, School of Paris, Surrealism and l’art brut. Fauvism burst onto the Paris art scene with the… read more

ALBRECHT DĂśRER: Renaissance Engravings and Woodcuts

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In 2007, NOMA presented a splendid exhibition of works by the Renaissance master Albrecht Dürer from two distinguished German collections. The original engravings and woodcuts date from 1496-1519 and included episodes from the Old and New Testament of the Holy… read more

Circle Dance: The Art of John T. Scott

Exhibition

From his early figurative work in welded steel, cast bronze, and intaglio printmaking, to his more recent forays into site-specific, public art and mammoth works on paper, Scott incorporates into each project a set of genetic-like markers that, accumulatively and… read more

Timeline

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1910 Isaac Delgado gives $150,000 to the City Park Improvements Association for the erection of an art museum for the city of New Orleans to be located on the land in City Park. The prize for the architectural design of… read more

Dario Robleto: The Prelives of the Blues

Exhibition

This spring NOMA is pleased to present a solo exhibition of work by conceptual artist Dario Robleto, featuring sculpture and works on paper from the past ten years. Dario Robleto: The Prelives of The Blues centers on the historical and… read more

Beyond the Blues

Exhibition

The New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) in partnership with the Amistad Research Center presented Beyond the Blues: Reflections on African America from the Fine Arts Collection of the Amistad Research Center April 11 though July 11, 2010. This multi-faceted… read more