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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

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

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

"Lifelike" is All About Context

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By Alex Rawls | My Spilt Milk The new show at the New Orleans Museum of Art needs to be seen in its space to be fully appreciated. The subtext of “Lifelike,” the new show at the New Orleans Museum… 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

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

Thornton Dial exhibit opens at NOMA Feb. 24

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"Hard Truths: The Art of Thornton Dial," an exhibit of more than 40 paintings, drawings and sculptures by one of America's premier self-taught artists, opens Feb. 24 at The New Orleans Museum of Art. Dial, who was born in rural… read more

What is a Photograph?

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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 selection of paintings dated just prior to Leonardo da… read more

Frank Stella speaks Friday at NOMA

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By Doug MacCash, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune Read the article on NOLA.com Frank Stella, a superstar of American modern art will speak at The New Orleans Museum of Art Friday, March 1, from 6 to 7 p.m. Stella achieved world… read more

Slide Show: 'Gordon Parks: The Making of an Argument'

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Posted by Genevieve Fussell | The New Yorker View the slide show and article here On November 1, 1948, Life magazine published the photo essay "Harlem Gang Leader," introducing their readers to the photography of Gordon Parks and to his… read more

Thornton Dial's Hard Truths at NOMA

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By Alex Rawls for Offbeat The goat is probably the wrong place to start a discussion of Thornton Dial's art, but how often does a spray-painted silver goat show up on the walls of NOMA? There's clearly a dessicated goat… read more

The Art of Rashaad Newsome: From King To Bling

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By Eileen Fleming You can read the full article and listen to samples of Rashaad Newsome’s work online here A new exhibit at the New Orleans Museum of Art blends the traditions of the Middle Ages with a futuristic vision… read more

Exhibition Traces a Career Dedicated to Mutability

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By Dorothy Spears | The New York Times This article originally appeared here ELIMINATING lead poisoning from the lives of children is not a typical goal of art. But for Mel Chin, the borders of art have long extended past… read more

reFramed: In conversation with Edward Burtynsky

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Posted By: Barbara Davidson "reFramed" is a feature showcasing fine art photography and vision-forward photojournalism. It is curated by Los Angeles Times staff photographer Barbara Davidson. twitter@photospice You can read the full interview here Edward Burtynsky is known as one… read more

Wayne Gonzales: Light to Dark / Dark to Light

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Artist Wayne Gonzales Premieres New Work, First Solo US Museum Show at New Orleans Museum of Art Light to Dark / Dark to Light on display October 7 through February 26 New Orleans, LA – New Orleans Museum of Art… read more

"Lifelike" & Odyssey Ball

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On view November 11 to January 27, Lifelike explores the boundaries between the real and fabricated in the work of over 50 artists from around the globe. Artists featured in the exhibition Include Andy Warhol, Ai Weiwei, Charles Ray, James… read more

Hard Truths: The Art of Thornton Dial a must-see at NOMA

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By Doug MacCash, The Times-Picayune Trust me, you're going to love the 40 huge, lusciously colored, lavishly textured, carefully composed paintings, sculptures and drawings in the exhibit "Hard Truths: The Art of Thornton Dial," now on display at the New… read more