Review: Brilliant Disguise At CAC

By D. Eric Bookhardt | Gambit Weekly Click to read the review on Gambit Weekly’s website The Contemporary Arts Center’s Brilliant Disguise show is nothing if not surprising. Organized by New Orleans Museum of Art curator Miranda Lash using work from NOMA’s collection, it is not only an unexpected example of institutional collaboration, it also… Read More

NOMA–>CAC Presents Brilliant Disguise: Masks And Other Transformations

Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans 900 Camp Street New Orleans, LA 70130 Contact: 504.528.3805 | info@cacno.org Hours: Wednesday through Monday, 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Admission: $5 general admission, $3 students & seniors, FREEto CAC members & Louisiana residents New Orleans Museum of Art 1 Collins Diboll Circle New Orleans, LA 70124 504.658.4100 Brilliant Disguise: Masks and… Read More

Frank Stella Speaks Friday At NOMA

By Doug MacCash, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune Read the article on NOLA.com Frank Stella, a superstar of American modern art will speak at The New Orleans Museum of Art Friday, March 1, from 6 to 7 p.m. Stella achieved world fame in the late 1950s and 1960s with meticulous hard-edged paintings of simple repeated geometric… Read More

Review: Make Yourself At Home

D. Eric Bookhardt on Jim Richard’s paintings at the New Orleans Museum of Art Click here to read the article on Gambit Weekly’s website. Art that refers to earlier art is nothing new – artists have always been influenced by art history – but longtime University of New Orleans art professor Jim Richard has taken… Read More

Big Easy Park Basks In Buffalo Connection

By Jerry Sullivan | The Buffalo News NEW ORLEANS – About three years ago, Susan Taylor met Bob Becker for the first time. He was the CEO of New Orleans City Park, the sixth-largest urban park in the country. She had just taken over as director of the city’s Museum of Art, located just inside… Read More

In New Orleans, A Trio Of Thrifty Lures

Frugal Traveler: Seeing the World on a Budget By Seth Kugel | The New York Times It promised to be my easiest frugal assignment yet: five days in a paradise of cheap eating, cheaper drinking and free music in the walking- and biking-friendly city – New Orleans. A self-imposed prohibition on dropping money in the… Read More

NOMA Acquires Evocative Major Artwork By Skylar Fein: ‘Remember The Upstairs Lounge’

By Doug MacCash, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune The New Orleans Museum of Art has acquired “Remember the Upstairs Lounge,” a postmodern masterpiece by New Orleans artist Skylar Fein, that symbolically recalls a devastating 1973 fire in a crowded French Quarter gay bar. The 90-piece art environment that features imitation artifacts, photographs, video and a reproduction… Read More

“Lifelike” Is All About Context

By Alex Rawls | My Spilt Milk The new show at the New Orleans Museum of Art needs to be seen in its space to be fully appreciated. The subtext of “Lifelike,” the new show at the New Orleans Museum of Art, is the art gallery experience. The collected pieces not only rely on the… Read More

Review: Photography, Sequence, & Time

By Nick Stillman | Pelican Bomb From the digital revolution all the way back to when photography was so primitive that an “operator” needed to affix a portrait sitter’s head to the back of a chair with an iron clamp, the beauty and trouble of the medium has always been its sequential possibility: take a… Read More

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