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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

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

Untitled

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Bright color shapes, red along right edge, yellow bottom left corner, blue from tip center edge to left corner, all on white ground. Edition 21/100 Published by Chiron Press, New York NY read more

Twelve-light Lily Table Lamp

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Bronze: cast, chased, and parcel gilt; glass: Favrile type, transparent green glass, mold-blown and iridized. The patinated gilt finish of the lamp was the top-of-the line Tiffany Studios finish. One of the iconic images of the Art Nouveau style, the… read more

Tomb Figurine, Standing Female

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A standing Chinese female, made up of elongated but simplified forms. The head is oval yet flattened at the top and the bottom. The shoulders, hips and arms are enveloped in drapery which forms and elongates the figure. Her legs… read more

Landscape at l'Estaque

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Landscape of the country side of L’Estaque. Numerous houses seen in upper right quadrant. Suggestion of two figures (adult and child) seen in center composition. Mountain range seen in distant background. The painting shines with warm sunlight and the pale… read more

Art In Bloom 2012

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Video by: Doug MacCash of the Times Picayune Take a video tour of Art In Bloom 2012-'New Orleans: Life in Color' through Sunday (March 18). Presented by NOMA and the Garden Study Club of New Orleans, the annual springtime fund-raising… read more

Melanated Summer Reading Series

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The MelaNated Summer Reading Series started with a performance at NOMA on June 1st. Guests could hear original works from the MelaNated writers; a collection of writers of color in genres from fiction to screenwriting and memoir to poetry. While… read more

Find Works Your Way

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Looking for works with the color red? With people dancing or eating? Looking for pictures of tables and chairs? Explore the tags for each work to find works of art your way! Try it out read more

Photography, Sequence, and Time

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Individual photographs are powerful but open-ended messages. The photograph gives us a single moment, ripped from the relentless march of time and stripped of its narrative context. Without the before and after, this moment is re-staged as a timeless icon:… 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

NOMA 100: Gifts for the Second Century

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The New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) opened on December 16, 1911 owning just nine works of art. Today the museum has over 35,000 objects in its holdings. In celebration of its centennial year, the museum is featuring 110 new… 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

Photography

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Since the 1970s, NOMA has built an extensive collection of photographs that represents a wide range of achievement in that medium from the 1840s to the present. Today the collection comprises over 8,500 works with images by some of the… read more

Studio KIDS!

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Get Creative with Studio KIDS! Art classes for students ages 5 – 10 Get to know some of the world’s greatest artists this fall. Studio KIDS! classes explore NOMA’s galleries to meet different artists who will provide inspiration for art… read more

Photorealism: The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Collection

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The New Orleans Museum of Art is pleased to be organizing Photorealism: The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Collection, the most extensive presentation to-date of the Photorealist painting collection of Sydney and Walda Besthoff. Presented during the fall of 2014, this… 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

Bernard Faucon: The Most Beautiful Day of My Youth

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“The beauty of natural countryside is never surpassed by anything created by the human imagination.” – Bernard Faucon As New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) kicked off centennial celebrations, Bernard Faucon: The Most Beautiful Day of My Youth photographs were… read more

Photorealism: The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Collection

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On View at NOMA November 8, 2014 – January 25, 2015 New Orleans, LA— The New Orleans Museum of Art is pleased to present Photorealism: The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Collection, the most extensive presentation to-date of the Photorealist painting… read more

Cafe NOMA by Ralph Brennan

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Named one of the “12 Best American Museum Restaurants” by Travel + Leisure magazine! Café NOMA by Ralph Brennan is Modern Design at its Most Delicious The recently expanded Café NOMA by Ralph Brennan is a fresh interpretation of mid-century… read more

Paintings go beyond the realism of photography

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By John d’Addario | The New Orleans Advocate This article originally appeared here Painting and photography have always had a complex relationship. Conceived as an adjunct to painting in the earliest years of its development in the first decades of… read more

1900 - 1945

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In the early 20th century, Louisiana artists continued to define the character of the South and develop a Southern aesthetic. Earlier generations of artists, believing the South was isolated and unique, retreated to romanticism and nostalgia. Later generations, however, welcomed… 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

Photo-Unrealism

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Photo-Unrealism explores the history of the abstract, the unreal, and the surreal in photography from its origins to the present. For many, a photograph is a picture of something tangible, a recognizable person place or thing, but throughout photography’s history… read more