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SELF-TAUGHT GENIUS: TREASURES FROM THE AMERICAN FOLK ART MUSEUM ON VIEW AT THE NEW ORLEANS MUSEUM OF ART FEBRUARY 26-MAY 22

NEW ORLEANS, LA-Self-Taught Genius: Treasures from the American Folk Art Museum, on view at the New Orleans Museum of Art February 26-May 22, 2016, reconsiders the continuum of American self-taught art and artists from the Revolutionary War to contemporary times. Because each art object is not only a product of its creator’s mind, but also… Read More

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NOMA Announces 2016 Board of Trustees

New Board Members and NOMA Volunteer Committee Chair Appointed NEW ORLEANS, LA – Susan M. Taylor, NOMA’s Montine McDaniel Freeman Director, and Julie Livaudais George, president of NOMA’s Board of Trustees, announce the appointment of ten new trustees to the board as well as a new NOMA Volunteer Committee Chair. The ten new trustees are: Eric K. Blue, Elizabeth Boone,… Read More

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NOMA Presents JASPER JOHNS: REVERSALS Prints from the Donna Perret Rosen and Benjamin M. Rosen Collection

NEW ORLEANS, LA-Jasper Johns: Reversals showcases an exceptional group of prints by Jasper Johns, one of most influential artists of the twentieth century. Known for his representations of icons of American culture like flags, targets and maps, Johns is a master printmaker whose work in print influences all aspects of his art. “NOMA is honored… Read More

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100 Novels in Louisiana

Deep South Magazine This article originally appeared here Artist Tim Youd makes a stop in Louisiana on his literary pilgrimage to retype 100 works of literature.  William Faulkner’s The Sound and the Fury. Raymond Chandler’s Farewell My Lovely. Elmore Leonard’s Get Shorty. Hunter S. Thompson’s Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas. Since 2013, Los Angeles-based contemporary artist Tim… Read More

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NOMA showcases the works of Pierre Joseph Landry, one of Louisiana’s earliest self-taught artists

By Doug MacCash, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune Read this article on NOLA.com The “Pierre Joseph Landry: Patriot, Planter, Sculptor” exhibit that opens at the New Orleans Museum of Art on Friday (Oct. 16) is the first solo show of one of Louisiana’s earliest self-taught artists, a transcendently talented whittler whose works reinterpreted French neoclassicism in New… Read More

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Traditions Transfigured: The Noh Masks of Bidou Yamaguchi

New Orleans, LA- The New Orleans Museum of Art will open Traditions Transfigured: The Noh Masks of Bidou Yamaguchi Friday, October 9th, in conjunction with NOMA’s annual Japan Festival, which takes place Saturday, October 10, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. The exhibition focuses on recent sculptures by the Japanese contemporary artist Bidou Yamaguchi (b. 1970) who employs the… Read More

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