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Self-Taught Artists from NOMA's Permanent Collection

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This exhibition features the work of eleven nationally recognized self-taught southern American artists born from the turn of the twentieth century to the World War II era. These artists, with minimal formal education and no art education, often began making… read more

Windmill with Man Riding Flying Elephants

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A cut-aluminum construction with a wind-activated double propeller device at the front. As the propellers turn, they activate the wings of the elephant placed at the rear of the piece. A figure can be seen atop the elephant, with its… read more

Yucca Kachina

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Kachina is wearing a skirt, and its arms are bent at the elbow, with its hands clenched in front. It had a cylindrical head with a projecting domed mouth with teeth and conical extended ears with red fiber attachments. Its… read more

The Elegant Image

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Watch as Dr. Bhansali explains his passion for collection and highlights his numerous rare and noteworthy bronzes. Few private or public collections anywhere can claim so many metal figures of this period and with such variety. Bronzes from this period… read more

Italian Collection

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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 as the 1300s, includes Bartolomeo Vivarini’s altarpiece of the… read more

Contemporary

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Modern and contemporary Louisiana artists continued the area’s rich and diverse arts tradition. John McCrady, who came to be aligned with the Regionalist art movement during his early career, returned to his Louisiana roots and found the subject of African-American… read more

Oceanic Art

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The New Orleans Museum of Art’s collection of tribal arts from Oceania focuses on art works from Polynesia, Melanesia and Indonesia. Polynesia The connection features an 18th Century temple figure collected by Captain James Cook on his third voyage to… read more

Modern & Contemporary American Art

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NOMA’s collection of American Modern and Contemporary art ranges from the Impressionism of Mary Cassatt to the modernism of Georgia O’Keeffe, from the Abstract Expressionism of Jackson Pollock to the dynamic and varied work of contemporary artists. Also noteworthy is… read more

Rising Up: Hale Woodruff’s Murals at Talladega College

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In 1938 Atlanta-based artist Hale Woodruff was commissioned to paint a series of murals for Talladega College, Alabama, one of the first colleges established for blacks in the United States. Installed in the institution’s newly constructed Savery Library, the six… read more

L'Art de la Conversation

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Painting of large rocks spelling the word “Reve.” From 1950 to 1961, Magritte began to use a stone effect in many of his paintings, juxtaposing the texture onto traditionally fragile objects, such as feathers or leaves. He also executed a… 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

Portrait of Mrs. Asher B. Wertheimer

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Three-quarter length portrait of Mrs. Asher B. Wertheimer, a middle-aged woman with dark hair. Figure is turned slightly to her left, and is wearing a white satin and lace dress. She is wearing a pearl choker, brooch, earrings and hair… read more

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

Entertaining

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Entertaining at NOMA Make your event a masterpiece. Let NOMA be your canvas. NOMA provides an opulent setting to host private events, meetings, film screenings, corporate entertaining, lectures, seated dinners, receptions, weddings, and more. Interior and exterior spaces can accommodate… 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

Wayne Gonzales: Light to Dark / Dark to Light

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Wayne Gonzales: Light to Dark / Dark to Light is the artist’s first solo museum show in the United States. This exhibition of paintings by nationally recognized Louisiana artist Wayne Gonzales spans from early portraits to never before seen work.… read more

Immaculate Conception

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Portrayed on a pale green background, Mary, shown full figure, stands with hands in a praying gesture. Her white gown and mantel are stamped with gold in differing patterns. Sewn into the canvas are actual jewels; an earring in her… 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

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

Lifelike

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In this video, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art Miranda Lash introduces Lifelike, an exhibition of artworks based on commonplace objects and situations, which are startlingly realistic, often playful, and sometimes surreal. Keith Edmier also talks about his installation in… read more

"NOMA 100" Press Conference

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The New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) opened on December 16, 1911 owning just nine works of art. Today the museum has over 35,000 objects in its holdings. In celebration of its centennial year, the museum is featuring 110 new… read more

Summer Art Camp

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Summer Art Camp at NOMA Spark creativity at NOMA’s Summer Art Camp! Weekly camps include explorations of the museum’s galleries and sculpture garden as inspiration for visual and performing art projects. Professional teaching artists encourage creativity and imagination alongside skill… 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

Bookmarks: The Artist's Response to Text

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The genre of the livre d’artiste emerged in the late 19th century and astonished contemporaries. This marked the first time artwork been arranged within a book, allowing for the interaction of pictures and text. Instead of viewing art on a… 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