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 …