Search Results matching "Painted tin, wood, plastic"

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

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

Renowned NOLA artist Leah Chase art exhibit

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This video on Leah Chase and the exhibition “Leah Chase: Paintings by Gustave Blache III” aired on fox news the last week of May. This exhibition is in celebration of Chef Leah Chase's longstanding contributions to the city of New… 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

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

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

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' at NOMA is a Mind-Blowing New Show

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By Doug MacCash, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune November 08, 2012 Click here to see the full article with images. “Lifelike,” the big new exhibition at the New Orleans Museum of Art, is an amusement park of brain-teasing optical deceptions. The… read more

Mother and Child in the Conservatory

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This piece was painted at the artist’s chateau at Mesnil-Theribus, near Paris. The model is Renee Chauvet, who appears in many of Cassatt’s paintings of this period, including the oil now at the White House in Washington, D.C. At the… 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

Standing Male Reliquary Guardian Figure (eyema bieri)

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Figure surmounted on tubular pole at buttocks, short abstracted legs, extended torso and neck; slightly bowed arms with hands resting on abdomen, large button navel, small button breasts, trapezoidal face, long triangular nose, bone inset eyes, elaborate crested coiffure with… read more

The Toilet of Psyche

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The central figure of a reclining seated female wears a diaphanous chiton. Her body with the right arm resting on the edge of a couch and the left leg propped up, faces to the right and glances to the left.… read more

Native America

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The Southwestern United States has been the homeland of indigenous peoples for more than 10,000 years. Over the millennia, drastic changes occurred in the natural environment, producing the semi-arid desert and mountainous terrain we know today. Important innovations introduced from… 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

United States of America

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The New Orleans Museum of Art’s permanent collection includes noteworthy works by American artists from the 18th Century to the present day. John Singleton Copley, represented at NOMA by his Portrait of Colonel George Watson, was the most skilled artist… read more

Builders #4

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Born in Atlantic City in 1917, Lawrence studied at the Harlem Art Workshop and the American Artists School. By 1941, he had his first one-man show in New York. In addition to being the recipient of numerous fellowships and grants,… read more

Impressionism to 1945

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Impressionism to 1945 NOMA has a personal tie with Impressionist art, especially because of Edgar Degas’ family connections with the city. Degas spent a few months his mother’s native city of New Orleans in the winter of 1872-1873. In fact,… read more

Boy Holding a Book (Portrait of Lorenzo Tiepolo)

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The prominent widow’s peak and distinctive protruding ears of the child suggest that he is Tiepolo’s son, Lorenzo (1736-77) who is known from his father’s paintings and drawings. Illuminated against a dark background, the figure radiates the vital force and… read more

Options & Amenities

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Venue Options & Amenities All venues include free parking, security detail, handicap access, a facility manager for the duration of the event, and three hours set-up time. NOMA does not provide food, beverages, tables, chairs, or other equipment. A suggested… 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

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

Déjà Vu All Over Again: Generic Art Solutions

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New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) announced the first solo exhibition of Generic Art Solutions (G.A.S.) entitled Déjà Vu All Over Again: Generic Art Solutions, on view in the second floor Frederick R. Weisman Galleries from October 20, 2010 to… read more

Hard Truths: The Art of Thornton Dial

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Hard Truths: The Art of Thornton Dial highlights the artist’s significant contribution to the field of American art and shows how Dial’s work speaks to the most pressing issues of our time—including the war in Iraq, 9/11, and social issues… read more