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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

Arts Quarterly

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Our award-winning members’ publication, Arts Quarterly features interviews, museum news, information on current and upcoming exhibitions, collection spotlights and more. For your convenience, it is available in both print and online form (interactive PDF below). To receive a print copy… read more

NOMA Shows Off Photo Collection

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By Eileen Fleming | WWNO Listen to the story here The New Orleans Museum of Art is offering a glimpse at a fraction of its collection of photographs. Of the 10,000 pictures, 132 are on display. We spoke with curator… 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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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

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

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While browsing NOMA’s collection online, you can save works of art and create your own collection! You can print your collection and use it for your own tour the next time you visit the Museum. read more

Artist Swoon Discusses Thalassa Sculpture

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Video by: Doug MacCash of the Times Picayune Caledonia “Swoon” Curry discusses her new print/sculpture installation “Thalassa” at the New Orleans Museum of Art, which she describes as a “beautiful, grotesque octopus jellyfish woman.” As she speaks, Curry credits Jay… 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

Create Your Own Collection

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While browsing NOMA’s collection online, you can save works of art and create your own collection! You can print your collection and use it for your own tour the next time you visit the Museum. 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

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

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

2005 New Orleans Triennial: A Southern Perspective on Prints

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“What is a print?” That question was posed in the call for entries for the 2005 New Orleans Triennial. Artists responses covered both ends of the spectrum, from traditional methodologies to the more contemporary development of digital practices. The choice… read more

Photo Permit

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Portico and Sculpture Garden Photography Permit A $50 fee is required to take professional photos on NOMA’s portico or in the Besthoff Sculpture Garden. Purchase a permit online and in the “note to seller” field, write in the requested date… 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

Gordon Parks: The Making of an Argument

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This exhibition explores the making of Gordon Parks’ first photographic essay for Life magazine in 1948, “Harlem Gang Leader.” After gaining the trust of one particular group of gang members and their leader, Leonard “Red” Jackson, Parks produced a series… 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

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

Ansel Adams

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Ansel Adams was a collection of 125 black and white photographs by Ansel Adams, drawn from The Lane Collection and organized by the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. The photographs spanned fifty years of the artist’s career, with particular… read more