By Mike Scott, The Times-Picayune With spring seemingly on the verge of springing, the New Orleans Museum of Art and New Orleans Film Society on Friday (March 9) re-launch the outdoor screening series they introduced last year. And their choice for the first movie on tap is, in a word, “Stella-arrrrrr.” That film: director Elia… Read More
By Jim Fitzmorris on Nola Defender Amazingly, life does go on in New Orleans between Mardi Gras and Jazz Fest. Our calendar is not a complete caesura in the time after the last float rolls and the moment before tens of thousands pour into The Fairgrounds. Cultural events like French Quarter Fest, Easter, St. Patrick’s… Read More
By Alex Rawls for Offbeat The goat is probably the wrong place to start a discussion of Thornton Dial’s art, but how often does a spray-painted silver goat show up on the walls of NOMA? There’s clearly a dessicated goat – as the list of materials for the piece “Lost Farm (Billy Goat Hill)” refers… Read More
By Haylie Navarre, nola.com It’s Friday after work and you and your kids want to kick off the weekend right. Why not head to the New Orleans Museum of Art’s weekly “Where Y’Art?!” The museum keeps its doors open each Friday from 5 to 9 p.m., so folks can attend lectures and view exhibits. But… Read More
See Leah Chase “Cutting Squash” And More – On View At NOMA In April. The Painting Is Headed To National Portrait Gallery.
By Doug MacCash, the Times-Picayune NOMA presents “Leah Chase: Paintings by Gustave BlacheIII,” an exhibition in honor of Leah Chase’s upcoming 90th birthday. This exhibition will be on view in the Louisiana Galleries from April 24rd until September 9th. An opening party will inaugurate the Leah Chase Art Purchase Fund on April 23rd. An intimate,… Read More
“Hard Truths: The Art of Thornton Dial,” an exhibit of more than 40 paintings, drawings and sculptures by one of America’s premier self-taught artists, opens Feb. 24 at The New Orleans Museum of Art. Dial, who was born in rural Alabama in 1928, is known for his expressive canvases, deeply layered with twisted fabric, rope,… Read More