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The Elegant Image: Hindu, Buddhist and Jain Bronzes from the Indian Subcontinent in the Siddharth K. Bhansali CollectionExhibition
The exhibition includes over 100 bronze sculptures of Hindu, Buddhist, and Jain deities, presenting a rich diversity of figures of the three major religions of ancient India. The Bhansali collection contains numerous rare and noteworthy bronzes, including examples of the… read more
Woven Histories: Houma Basketry celebrates the history and current practice of basket making and palmetto weaving amongst the tribal members of the United Houma Nation of Louisiana. The exhibition highlights the techniques and materials used in basketry, and the passing… read more
This sculpture, of a kind known as jonyeleni or nyeleni (little pretty one or little Nyele, a common name), was likely used by the Jo association. These figures, in their minimal form, illustrate Bamana notions of ideal feminine beauty and,… read more
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
By Cheryl Castjohn | NOLA Defender This article originally appeared here "Behind Closed Doors: Art in the Spanish American Home, 1492-1898" opened Friday at the New Orleans Museum of Art, compliments of the Brooklyn Museum. To the exhibit, NOMA adds… read more
By Doug MacCash, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune This article originally appeared here My second favorite artwork in the “Behind Closed Doors: Art in the Spanish-American Home 1492 to 1898” exhibit that opens at the New Orleans Museum of Art on… read more