Press & Media

“Gallery owner Arthur Roger donates extensive contemporary art collection to NOMA,” The Advocate

[Arthur Roger’s] donation — paintings, sculpture and photography by local and national luminaries of modern art — comprises a new NOMA exhibit, “Pride of Place: The Making of Contemporary Art in New Orleans.” The exhibit opens Friday and runs through Sept. 3. In the exhibit’s 143-page catalog, museum Director Susan M. Taylor describes the gift as “transformational.” It “significantly expands” NOMA’s contemporary art holdings and “reaffirms the museum’s commitment to the work of local New Orleans artists,” she said.

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“No Bones About It”, The Times-Picayune

When New Orleans’ post-Katrina Latin-American population eventually revs up its celebration of the Day of the Dead, I guarantee the rest of us will be dressing up as skeletons, sucking on sugar skulls and picnicking in the cemeteries right beside them.

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“Beauties And Beasts”, Gambit Weekly

BEAUTIES AND BEASTS by D. Eric Bookhardt, Gambit Weekly So you thought you knew Little Red Riding Hood? So did I, at least until I started thinking about it. Then I realized that all the old fairy tales had blended in my mind over time into a gumbo of little girls, wolves, princesses, frogs and… 

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