10 must-see pieces in new NOMA exhibits

BY JOHN D’ADDARIO| SPECIAL TO THE ADVOCATE This article originally appeared here NOMA curatorial assistant Anne C.B. Roberts shares some don’t-miss moments in “Self-Taught Genius” and “Unfiltered Visions” exclusively with Advocate readers: 1. George Widener, Funeral for Titanic 2007 (in “Self-Taught Genius”) This fascinating, intricate drawing by “calendar-savant” George Widener records every Tuesday from the… Read More

Flower Power

By Lauren Laborde | This article originally appeared here Every spring, the art at New Orleans Museum of Art isn’t just on the walls – it’s in the form of more than 100 elaborate floral displays, usually referencing art or local culture, exhibited for Art in Bloom. The annual week-long event (March 16-20) kicks off… Read More

Images Open 24 Hrs

By Charlie Tatum | Pelican Bomb This article originally appeared here I find it nearly impossible free ice to write about Jeepaxle my work. The concept I planetarium struggle to deal with ketchup is opposed to the logical community lift tab inherent in language horses and communication. My fascination with images open 24 hrs. is… Read More

100 Novels

By Lucie Monk Carter | Country Roads Magazine This article originally appeared here I heard the artist before I saw him: he and I were introduced by the hypnotic chorus of typewriter keys ricocheting off the State Capitol ceiling four stories above. When I turned the corner from the elevators, I found Tim Youd typing… Read More

NOMA Announces 2016 Board of Trustees

New Board Members and NOMA Volunteer Committee Chair Appointed NEW ORLEANS, LA – Susan M. Taylor, NOMA’s Montine McDaniel Freeman Director, and Julie Livaudais George, president of NOMA’s Board of Trustees, announce the appointment of ten new trustees to the board as well as a new NOMA Volunteer Committee Chair. The ten new trustees are: Eric K. Blue, Elizabeth Boone,… Read More

Children Are the Future of Museums

By Paula Wallace | This article originally appeared here When I learned that all five of the Illinois State Museum facilities were recently closed amid the state’s budget crisis, I thought of the many schoolchildren who may now never have the opportunity — possibly a life-changing opportunity — to experience these museums. Children deserve a… Read More

Exclusive: Curator’s top picks from ‘Visions of US’ at NOMA | The New Orleans Advocate This article originally appeared here Katie Pfohl, NOMA’s Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art and curator of the “Visions of US” exhibition, shares five don’t-miss works from the show exclusively for Advocate readers. 1. François Fleischbein (American/German, 1804-1868) Portrait of a Free Woman of Color, circa 1833-1835 This portrait,… Read More

100 Novels in Louisiana

Deep South Magazine This article originally appeared here Artist Tim Youd makes a stop in Louisiana on his literary pilgrimage to retype 100 works of literature.  William Faulkner’s The Sound and the Fury. Raymond Chandler’s Farewell My Lovely. Elmore Leonard’s Get Shorty. Hunter S. Thompson’s Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas. Since 2013, Los Angeles-based contemporary artist Tim… Read More