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NOMA unveils 400 years of landscape masterworks in ‘Seeing Nature’ touring exhibition

Seeing Nature: Landscape Masterworks from the Paul G. Allen Family Collection NOMA’s fall exhibition devoted to landscape explores the subject through an impressive range of styles and time periods from the seventeenth through nineteenth centuries in Europe, and the nineteenth and twentieth centuries in America. The thirty-nine masterpieces in Seeing Nature are selected from the… Read More

In Memoriam: Sharon Litwin

NOMA was deeply saddened to hear of the recent passing of Sharon Litwin. Sharon was a beloved, invaluable member of the NOMA family for many years, and her vibrant presence will be missed around the city of New Orleans. To read more about Sharon’s life of service, click here. Read More

Taking Direction: An Interview with Tina Barney

BY DREW SAWYER | PELICAN BOMB Article originally appeared here EDITOR’S NOTE Over the last four decades, photographer Tina Barney has captured her family and friends on film, recording moments both intimate and formal with an acute awareness of how people act around each other. On the occasion of “Tina Barney: Photographs,” on view this… Read More

Review: Self-Taught Genius

By D. Eric Bookhardt, bestofneworleans.com | The Gambit This article originally appeared here As show titles go, this Self-Taught Genius expo of masterworks from the American Folk Art Museum poses a unique question: How does one become a self-taught genius? Most would-be art geniuses go to school, but only learn about other people’s genius. Some,… Read More