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NOMA unveils 400 years of landscape masterworks in ‘Seeing Nature’ touring exhibition

Seeing Nature: Landscape Masterworks from the Paul G. Allen Family Collection NOMA’s fall exhibition devoted to landscape explores the subject through an impressive range of styles and time periods from the seventeenth through nineteenth centuries in Europe, and the nineteenth and twentieth centuries in America. The thirty-nine masterpieces in Seeing Nature are selected from the… Read More

In Memoriam: Sharon Litwin

NOMA was deeply saddened to hear of the recent passing of Sharon Litwin. Sharon was a beloved, invaluable member of the NOMA family for many years, and her vibrant presence will be missed around the city of New Orleans. To read more about Sharon’s life of service, click here. Read More

Review: Self-Taught Genius

By D. Eric Bookhardt, bestofneworleans.com | The Gambit This article originally appeared here As show titles go, this Self-Taught Genius expo of masterworks from the American Folk Art Museum poses a unique question: How does one become a self-taught genius? Most would-be art geniuses go to school, but only learn about other people’s genius. Some,… Read More

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