Getting The Lead Out: Mel Chin

By Carol Strickland | Art in America This article originally appeared here At a 1993 conference at New York’s Dia Center for the Arts, artist Mel Chin took to the stage and pointed a rifle at the audience. The act deeply impressed Herb Tam, curator at New York’s Museum of Chinese in America, when he… Read More

Entrepreneur Week Spotlights New Orleans As A Hub For 3D Printing Art, Food, Ceramics, Oil Industry Parts, Biotissues

By Mark Waller, | The Times-Picayune This article originally appeared here The emerging technology of 3D printing might take more forms than people widely understand. New Orleans native and technology executive Hugh Evans says the city could seize on the technology to become a hub for printing food, printing biological tissue for medical treatment,… Read More

Art In Bloom Speaker Danielle Rollins Puts The Fine Art Of Flower Arranging On Exhibit

By Susan Langenhennig, | The Times-Picayune This article originally appeared here Danielle Rollins is the author of “Soiree Entertaining with Style,” a gorgeous, photo-rich party-planning book filled with page after page of extravagant blooms— spiky orange protea arrangements the size of basketballs, red peonies and cream roses cascading across a dinner table, layers of… Read More

If You Drink Water (Or Want To In The Future) You Should See This Ed Burtynsky Photo Exhibit

By Jonathan Keats | Forbes This review originally appeared on As a student at Toronto’s Ryerson Polytechnical Institute in the ’80s, Edward Burtynsky got the assignment of a lifetime. “Go out and photograph evidence of man,” his instructor told him. Reflecting on the experience in a magazine interview thirty years later, Burtynsky observed that… Read More

Family Fun At NOMA {Worth The Drive}

Right before we launched Jefferson Parish Parent, I was asked by NOMA to become one of their blog ambassadors. I said yes and with everyone on a school break, it’s a great time to visitNOMA and explore all of their family fun activities! Studio Kids Art Classes for ages 5-10! The theme of the new… Read More

2013 Year In Review: Art

D. Eric Bookhardt on how New Orleans art built connections to the outside world this year By D. Eric Bookhardt | Gambit Weekly This article originally appeared on In the New Orleans art scene, as in the city itself, change is in the air. Drivers can’t help but notice the construction zones that have… Read More