Search Results matching "Black-dyed buck skin, natural and dyed porcupine quills, dyed deer hair, metal cones"

Mick Jagger

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Frontal, head and shoulder portrait of a male with long hair, no shirt. Brown black background, green hair with purple halo on right side. Green eyes and flesh colored skin. Blue highlights around eyes, lips, neck and top of chest. read more

The Bayou School

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“The Bayou School: 19th Century Louisiana Landscapes of Clague, Buck, and Smith” Landscape painting flowered in America in the nineteenth century as the country began to appreciate its vast and varied natural beauty as an aesthetic asset. The earliest Louisiana… 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

Untitled from the Pinto Series

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Overall lozenge shape, with both top 1/3 and bottom 1/3 consisting of irregular organic shapes created by buildup of black and white wax; two squarish sections in center 1/3 flat, with black wax applied over white in paintery manner. read more

Lin Emery: in Motion

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For much of her life, Lin Emery has been fascinated by chaos theory, particularly as it relates to nature and weather. This selection of Emery’s new kinetic sculptures continue to be inspired by natural forms and activated by natural forces,… 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

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

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

Woman in Reeds (Undine)

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A nude woman steps through tall vegetation. She looks downward and to the right and steps forward with her left foot. Her hands hold back the vegetation on either side of her. Water flows from a jug behind her left… 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

Lecture with Keith Sonnier

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To kick-off the final centennial exhibition NOMA 100: Gifts for the Second Century, NOMA presents a talk by Keith Sonnier about his recent gift to NOMA called Fluorescent Room. For this piece, Sonnier arranges different size foam rubber blocks covered… 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

Artist Keith Sonnier talks to curator Miranda Lash

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Artist Keith Sonnier talks to Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, Miranda Lash, about his recent gift to NOMA called “Fluorescent Room.” For his piece, Sonnier arranges different size foam rubber blocks covered with green and orange fluorescent powder in… read more

Black-Figure Vase: Warriors

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The frontal view of the horse, with its head and that of its rider in profile, is unusual. The painter of this vase is named after the collector Donato Bucci of Civita Vecchia, Italy, in whose collection this vase once… read more

Persons in the Presence of a Metamorphosis

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Scene depicting numerous amphoric figures of male and female gender in which several forms undergo metamorphosis into amorphic forms. Figures primarily in red, yellow, ochre and black placed against white, yellow and green background. (Figures dans La Presence d’une Metamorphose) 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

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

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

Battle of New Orleans

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Bird’s eye view of a military battle. A river is in the foreground at thebottom, and a horizon line with forests is at the top with blue sky. Soldiers in red and black uniforms occupy an expansive field at the… 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

Seated Warrior

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Burnished red clay figure of a seated man. Depicted with a headdress, he has one outstretched arm, and the other held close to his mouth. There is a large tortoise shell amulet inlaid on his chest, and incised detail throughout.… 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

Portrait of a Young Girl

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An abstracted portrait of a female, with biomorphic shapes suggesting a hat, eyes, and features. The evolution of Miro’s mature style is evident in the crisp contours of the figure, silhouetted against the bright yellow background. The artist’s lively wit… read more

NOMA and City Park

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The New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) enjoys being in beautiful City Park, but NOMA and City Park are separate entities. City Park is a unique state agency of the Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism operated by the non-profit… read more