Object Lesson: Blaze Starr by Diane Arbus

It is often said that a portrait photograph represents some kind of exchange between the photographer and the subject, and that the resulting image, as the product of this exchange, has something from both of these figures in it. Such a description however, fails to account for the intervention of the camera—or at least the… Read More

Review: Photography At NOMA

By D. Eric Bookhardt | Gambit Weekly This review originally appeared on bestofneworleans.com Everybody knows about this city’s pioneering role in the history of American music and food, but what about photography? Blank looks are a common response to that question, yet not only was the South’s first photo studio located here, it belonged to… Read More

First Comprehensive Exhibition Of Masterworks From New Orleans Museum Of Art Photography Collection Opens In November 2013

Photography at NOMA Features Works by Berenice Abbott, Ansel Adams, Diane Arbus, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Walker Evans, Robert Frank, Robert Mapplethorpe, William Henry Fox Talbot, and Edward Weston, Among Many Others New Orleans,LA— Featuring masterworks by photographers Edward Weston, William Henry Fox Talbot, André Kertész, Robert Mapplethorpe, and many more, the New Orleans Museum of Art’s… Read More