Louisiana Art Galleries are Unique Among American Art Galleries

Louisiana art galleries are unique. True, art galleries around the United States often feature local character. But Louisiana is probably more distinctive than any other area of the country in its arts, simply because Louisiana and New Orleans are. And you can see this clearly on display in the galleries. Louisiana Art Galleries: Art and the Acadians The story of …

New Orleans Art Galleries Deserted During Coronavirus Crisis

New Orleans art galleries have taken a hard hit thus far in the coronavirus pandemic, and it doesn’t look to get better anytime very soon. Ironically, New Orleans Art Exchange had been looking for a possible location for a new gallery showing contemporary art of living artists just before the crisis. The timing couldn’t have been worses. Surviving coronavirus It …

Buying New Orleans Art Online

You might think it’s hard to find truly great New Orleans art online – not the tourist junk, but the real stuff. Even in times when there is no coronavirus around, it can be hard to buy the art of a city you love without actually going there. Millions of folks visit New Orleans each year, but most of the …

Paintings of New Orleans, Then and Now

Artists have been drawn to New Orleans since its early days, and paintings of New Orleans go all the way back to the early days.   However, there did not begin to be a significant number of New Orleans paintings until late in the 19th century. Even at that time, there were more etchings and drawings done, many for publications …

Art in New Orleans: two Renaissances

It has always been easy to find great art in New Orleans, because New Orleans has always been attractive to artists and bohemians. In the early 1900’s, New Orleans became the center of an effort to help the arts begin flourishing again, as they had withered since the Civil War and Reconstruction and never really come back the same. Art …

6 Creative Ways to Display Art in Your Home

Ways to Display Art in your Home Whether you have a large space to work with or live in a small apartment, displaying art is a great way to beautify your space, and add rich personality. Need tips for how to display art in your home? Here are some tips to get you started. Don’t Forget Transitional Spaces Transitional spaces …

New Orleans Art and the Newcomb College Renaissance

The South – and New Orleans art – lay broken and impoverished after the close of the Civil War. The arts, in particular, were set back decades. The class that had once sponsored artistic endeavors was reduced to merely rebuilding their lives. There wasn’t much interest or money to be turned towards the arts. This was particularly evident among New …

5 Ways New Orleans Paintings Can Enhance Your Home

New Orleans Paintings Add the Personality! If you live in a modest sized home, you may be thinking of ways to incorporate art into your space without making it look cluttered. You may not have enormous walls and large rooms to work with, but that’s okay. One of the best things about art, particularly New Orleans paintings, is that they …