Search Results matching "Oil on paper, laid down on canvas"

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

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

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

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

'Ralston Crawford and Jazz'

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By Doug MacCash for The Times-Picayune The New Orleans Museum of Art’s “Ralston Crawford and Jazz” exhibition, a collection of 150 New Orleans-inspired photos, drawings, paintings, prints and short films by the master mid-century abstractionist opens with a reception from… read more

Gambit Names NOMA Best Museum of 2011

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Gambit readers have a lot of opinions - and Gambit has a lot of categories in their annual Best of New Orleans® survey. Every summer, they ask for input in categories from Best Banh Mi to Best Political Scandal, from… 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

NOMA exhibit 'What is a photograph?'

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By Doug McCash, nola.com “What is a photograph?” an exhibit tracing the history of photo techniques from 1840 onward opens at the New Orleans Museum of Art April 20 and continues through August 19. The photographs were selected mostly from… 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

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

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

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

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

Weddings

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Wedding Ceremonies and Receptions Enchant your guests with a magical ceremony underneath a canopy of Spanish moss followed by cocktails under the pines in the Besthoff Sculpture Garden. Then, turn up the fun by second-lining into the museum for the… 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

Katie Holten

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As told to Allese Thomson Baker for Artforum. Katie Holten is an Irish-born, New York–based multimedia artist whose work explores the relationship between human beings and the natural environment. She represented Ireland at the 2003 Venice Biennale and in 2009… read more

Meetings, Corporate, & Social

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Event Venues for Meetings, Corporate, and Social Entertaining Woldenberg Board Room Located on the second floor with expansive park views, the room showcases 4 impressive inlaid wood tables that seat 12 guests per table. For a social setting, the room… 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

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

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

"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

Lifelike at NOMA

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By D. Eric Bookhardt | Gambit Weekly Click here to read the article on Gambit Weekly’s website. Visual art has long been concerned with realism - the accurate depiction of the “real” world around us - but now, thanks to… 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