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
Search Results matching "Wood, string, cowrie shell, iron"
A buildingscape with horse drawn carriages. Filling the entire left side, and entering into right, is a four storied masonry structure. The second and third stories are divided by a string cornice and entablature. The top and bottom sections are… 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 Chris Waddington, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune This article originally appeared here New Orleans summers are hot, but the 2014 Fall arts season promises to be hotter. To help you plan, we assembled a list of 35 arts events between… 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