NolaVie Presents : Art

A selection of regular content from New Orleans artists, art writers, and art admirers, covering the local art scene in New Orleans neighborhoods, including the Marigny, the Bywater / St. Claude Arts District, and the French Quarter.

Last Call: Jazz Fest week 1 edition

Stirling Barrett - St. Louis Cathedral

The artists and craftsmen of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival may not generate enough anticipation to warrant their own cubes, and, let’s face it, no one is losing sleep trying to make their ideal route through the tents to hit up certain booths. Read More »

Instajournal: Street art


One of the greatest aspects of New Orleans culture is, arguably, its myriad representations, its ability to simultaneously occupy paradoxical spaces -- the fact that our art exists in accessible, communal spaces. Moreover, in a city that prides ... Read More »

Guns in the hands of artists


Deborah Luster is an award-winning photographer whose stunning works are permanently exhibited in prestigious museums. And it all started with a gun. On the night of April 1, 1988, James Harrod slipped through a window of a home ... Read More »

Dithy ... what? A new music house


Dithyrambalina (dith-ee-ram-balina) is not a word that trips lightly off the tongue. Its root lies in Greek mythology. Try saying it two or three times, because it's a word that is going to be part of the New Orleans landscape, literally and figuratively. Read More »

VIDEO: Think Green (Project) for Earth Day


The Green Project has been keeping materials out of local landfills since 1994 by accepting donated building materials and reselling them to the public from its warehouse store at affordable prices. Lots of materials. "You can donate pretty much anything ... Read More »

An elegy for George

George Dureau (Photo by Jason Kruppa)

  New Orleans lost a special person on Monday. George Dureau, a superb visual artist and even more accomplished photographer, died at the age of 83. He was a friend for more than 30 years. George was a ... Read More »

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