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.

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 »

Take a shower, clean the Gulf

The Bird Project soap and ceramic center.

As if a hot shower weren't pleasure enough in itself, now you can actually contribute to the post-BP disaster clean up as you scrub. Here’s the story: Tippy Tippens,  another one of our new NOLA citizens, felt called ... Read More »

Throwback Thursday: Photography and the American Civil War

Sojourner Truth (Photo credit:

“This show more than any I have ever done packs an emotional punch,” says Jeff Rosenheim of "Photography and the American Civil War," the critically acclaimed exhibition he curated for the Met, now on view at the New Orleans Museum of Art. “I don’t think anyone is going to forget seeing these wounded soldiers." Read More »

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