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What Is A Photograph?

Posted by Wendy Rodrigue on Gambit blog. Few art exhibitions today span seamlessly two hundred years. I considered this at The Metropolitan Museum of Art recently during The Renaissance Portrait, a selection of paintings dated just prior to Leonardo da Vinci’s humanized Mona Lisa of 1504. One hundred years later, Rembrandt perfected the psychological study… Read More

Dario Robleto Reinterprets The Meaning Of Rock

By Doug MacCash, the Times-Picayune The “Dario Robleto: The Prelives of the Blues” exhibit that opens at The New Orleans Museum of Art from 5:30 to 8:30 tonight, is like a cross between The Da Vinci Code and The Rock N Roll Hall of Fame. Robleto, a brainy Texas-based conceptual artist, embeds his sculptures with… Read More

New York Times “Meet The New Boss”

Meet the New Boss, in the Shadow of the Old Boss By CAROL KINO, New York Times FOR any museum director, the chance to lead a renowned institution is a career-defining moment – especially when his or her predecessor has run it for two decades or more. For Christoph Heinrich, now the director of the… Read More

Hurricane Isaac Spares NOMA & Besthoff Sculpture Garden

By Doug MacCash, The Times-Picayune Published: Wednesday, August 29, 2012, 12:53 PM The New Orleans Museum of Art, which suffered costly water seepage through its basement floor doing Hurricane Katrina, was undamaged by Hurricane Isaac as of midday Wednesday, chief of security Byron Winbush said. Rain water leaked through the windows near the museum cafe,… Read More