Search Results matching "Non-lead glass, gilt"

Ewer

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Ewer of a waisted form, with a flared rim with two heavy applied threads below the rim. It has a loop handle with a pointed lower terminal and a lower pad connection to body. It has a trumpet foot with… 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

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

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

Glass

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A magnificent and comprehensive collection of glass objects is the single greatest strength of the New Orleans Museum of Art’s Decorative Arts Department. The glass collection is ranked among the top five in the United States and covers the history… read more

Bather or Nymph Entering Her Bath

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Soft-paste porcelain: unglazed biscuit figure and on a separate soft-paste porcelain and polychrome glazed base (one reserve with a trophy and three with flower garlands with blue ground and parcel gilt) read more

Artist Dario Robleto Part 1: Keith Moon Drumstick

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Video by: Dough MacCash of the Times Picayune Watch as Texas-based conceptual artist Dario Robleto describes a fragile drumstick he custom-made from the brittle glass called trinitite produced by atomic bomb tests in the desert. Robleto dedicates the artwork to… read more

Decorative Art

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The Decorative Arts Department of the New Orleans Museum of Art is the largest division of the permanent collection, with more than 15,000 works of art. The collection ranges from antiquity to the present and from a myriad of cultures… read more

Learn

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The Department of Interpretation and Audience Engagement at NOMA is dedicated to awakening the imagination of children and adults through the visual arts. The museum provides memorable art experiences which lead to greater awareness, curiosity and sensitivity. 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

Museum Highlights Tours

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Every Sunday at 2 p.m., NOMA’s docents lead informative and engaging tours of the museum’s permanent collection and special exhibitions. Tours are included with museum admission. For more information call (504)-658-4100. read more

Welcome

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Welcome to the New Orleans Museum of Art New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA), New Orleans’ oldest fine arts institution, opened on December 16, 1911 with only 9 works of art. Today, the museum hosts an impressive permanent collection of… 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

Archangel Michael Triumphant

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A winged Michael is poised with a sword of flame in his upraised hand, readied for a mortal blow as he treads on the dragon Satan. His armor is a blend of different epochs. Wearing leather greaves as Greek warriors… read more

Sphere of Influence: Pictorialism, Women, and Modernism

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Networks or groups of female photographers have played pivotal roles throughout the history of photography. Traditional histories, however, have largely ignored the importance of these groups, even as they have increasingly included the achievements of individual women. This selection of… read more

Mel Chin: Rematch

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Since the 1970s, Mel Chin (born 1951, Houston) has influenced a generation of artists and curators interested in conceptual art and political awareness. His oeuvre encompasses a wide variety of media including sculpture, video, drawing, painting, land art, and performance… read more

Overview

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A World Class Collection in the South The New Orleans Museum of Art, the city’s oldest fine arts institution, has a magnificent permanent collection of almost 40,000 art objects. The collection, noted for its extraordinary strengths in French and American… read more

Docent Program

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What is a docent? NOMA docents are dedicated volunteers who engage visitors and facilitate learning. Docents lead scheduled tours for museum visitors of all ages. Docents are at the heart of the museum experience and form an important link between… read more

Prospect.3: Notes for Now

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Prospect New Orleans launched its first international contemporary art biennial in November 2008. This October, Prospect.3 will open with 61 artists exhibiting in multiple venues citywide, including NOMA. NOMA’s rich encyclopedic holdings allow for thoughtful engagement with the modern and… read more

Docent Program

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How to apply Download the Docent Application and return it to education@noma.org or to New Orleans Museum of Art, Attn: IAE, P.O. Box 19123, New Orleans, LA 70179. Are you interested in having an active role at the New Orleans… read more

Museum launches arts initiative

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By Kimberley Singletary | The New Orleans Advocate This article originally appeared here Finish this sentence: "Art makes me ..." Maybe art makes you see the beauty in life. Maybe it inspires you to learn, to create or just feel… read more

History

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History of the New Orleans Museum of Art The institution now known as the New Orleans Museum of art began in 1910 when local businessman Isaac Delgado offered $150,000 to the City Park Commission for the purpose of creating a… read more

Planned Giving

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The Isaac Delgado Society For those who have made a bequest or planned gift to the New Orleans Museum of Art Philanthropist Isaac Delgado realized that a city of New Orleans’ size and cultural and commercial importance required a fine… 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

School Visits

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SUMMER CAMP GROUP VISITS Beat the heat this summer by scheduling a visit to the New Orleans Museum of Art for your summer camp. Camp visits can be scheduled Tuesday-Friday, 10 am – 4 pm, subject to availability. Camp visits… read more

School Visits

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SUMMER CAMP GROUP VISITS Beat the heat this summer by scheduling a visit to the New Orleans Museum of Art for your summer camp. Camp visits can be scheduled Tuesday-Friday, 10 am – 4 pm, subject to availability. Camp visits… read more