Search Results matching "Glass beads, cloth"

Radar Astronomy

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A wooden box with glass window contains a chrome, rounded bar, which is attached horizantally at either end. It bears two metal rings. A wine glass holding a glass marble ist below, and a wooden ball is poised above, on… read more

Glass

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A magnificent and comprehensive collection of glass objects is the single greatest strength of the New Orleans Museum of Art’s Decorative Arts Department. The glass collection is ranked among the top five in the United States and covers the history… read more

King's Tunic (Agbada Ileke)

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T-shaped garment, V-neck, entire surface covered with beads in geometric decorations with alternating vertical panels of interweave design and “Bargello flamestitch” chevron design. 3-D beaded birds on seams under arms and running up center of front and back, beaded fringe… read more

Tomoko in Her Bath

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Two nude figures in square bath, one wearing cloth scarf and supporting the other with her arms round by dark expanse and background. read more

Twelve-light Lily Table Lamp

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Bronze: cast, chased, and parcel gilt; glass: Favrile type, transparent green glass, mold-blown and iridized. The patinated gilt finish of the lamp was the top-of-the line Tiffany Studios finish. One of the iconic images of the Art Nouveau style, the… read more

Ewer

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Ewer of a waisted form, with a flared rim with two heavy applied threads below the rim. It has a loop handle with a pointed lower terminal and a lower pad connection to body. It has a trumpet foot with… read more

Libations Vase

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colorless, translucent amethyst, Etruscan red, and shaded cinnamon, and opaque russet and black lead glass; pate-de-verre: molded and cut Of balustre form, with a ground in translucent colorless and mottled amethyst. The mid-body encircled by a broad black-enframed frieze of… read more

Frontlet Headdress

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Cloth cap with a wood disk front highly carved with a bird motif. It has an enlarged beak colored bright blue and red. There is shell inlay around perimeter,and small feet protrude. Ermine pelts are attached around perimeter with a… read more

Plate with Maize God

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The large figure occupying the main portion of the plate depicts a dancer, caught at the end of a movement, his loin cloth and necklace still in motion. The figure is surrounded by exceptionally large glyphs, nine in number, starting… read more

Artist Dario Robleto Part 1: Keith Moon Drumstick

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Video by: Dough MacCash of the Times Picayune Watch as Texas-based conceptual artist Dario Robleto describes a fragile drumstick he custom-made from the brittle glass called trinitite produced by atomic bomb tests in the desert. Robleto dedicates the artwork to… read more

MASS PRODUCED

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MASS PRODUCED as been extended! This exhibition aims to examine the impact of industrial techniques on mass-produced objects for the home. The nineteenth century saw an explosion in the quantity and types of merchandise available for purchase, largely due to… read more

Decorative Art

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The Decorative Arts Department of the New Orleans Museum of Art is the largest division of the permanent collection, with more than 15,000 works of art. The collection ranges from antiquity to the present and from a myriad of cultures… read more

Louisiana Indians Walking Along a Bayou

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Depicts four Native Americans walking in single file to the left in the foreground. There is water to the right of the center, and trees hung with Spanish Moss beyond. Leading is a young man in a blue cloth shirt… 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

African Art

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The NOMA collection of tribal arts from sub-Saharan Africa is considered one of the most important half-dozen collections of its type in American art museums. NOMA’s commitment to collecting African art is half a century old, dating back to 1953.… read more

Gentlemen Callers: Paul Cadmus and George Dureau

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“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

Welcome

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Welcome to the New Orleans Museum of Art New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA), New Orleans’ oldest fine arts institution, opened on December 16, 1911 with only 9 works of art. Today, the museum hosts an impressive permanent collection of… read more

Archangel Michael Triumphant

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A winged Michael is poised with a sword of flame in his upraised hand, readied for a mortal blow as he treads on the dragon Satan. His armor is a blend of different epochs. Wearing leather greaves as Greek warriors… read more

Overview

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A World Class Collection in the South The New Orleans Museum of Art, the city’s oldest fine arts institution, has a magnificent permanent collection of almost 40,000 art objects. The collection, noted for its extraordinary strengths in French and American… 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

Planned Giving

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The Isaac Delgado Society For those who have made a bequest or planned gift to the New Orleans Museum of Art Philanthropist Isaac Delgado realized that a city of New Orleans’ size and cultural and commercial importance required a fine… read more