Tag Archives: contemporary art

On View Now Jack Niven's "Universal Mule"

Now on view in the stairwell leading to the fifth floor of the Ogden Museum of Southern art is Jack Niven’s Universal Mule, a piece from the Museum’s Permanent Collection. The Universal Mule was part of Niven’s 2008 project, American Beauty-South, and was situated on the side of the local London Lodge Motel on Airline…

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25 Artists Selected by Juror Courtney J. Martin for 2018 Louisiana Contemporary, Presented by The Helis Foundation Opening at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art August 4, 2018

NEW ORLEANS — Juror Courtney J. Martin, Deputy Director and Chief Curator at the Dia Art Foundation, has selected 34 works by 25 Louisiana artists for 2018 Louisiana Contemporary, Presented by The Helis Foundation. This annual juried exhibition will be on view at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art August 4 – November 4, 2018, with a VIP reception…

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A Conversation with the Curator of “The Whole Drum Will Sound,” Bradley Sumrall Sumrall Talks About Abstraction, the Collection, Theme and Process

Curator Bradley Sumrall answers questions about The Whole Drum Will Sound: Women in Southern Abstraction, on view now at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art. What inspired you to create The Whole Drum Will Sound? The Whole Drum Will Sound came out of a familiarity with the Ogden’s Permanent Collection. I’ve been working with the…

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Calling All Artists! Submit Your Work to Louisiana Contemporary, Presented by The Helis Foundation

For seven years, the Ogden Museum of Southern Art has been celebrating Louisiana artists and contemporary art practices with the exhibition, Louisiana Contemporary, Presented by The Helis Foundation. In 2017, approximately 15,900 attended the exhibition, which featured 110 works of art by 84 artists from 16 cities. We are excited, once again, to invite artists to…

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Courtney J. Martin Announced as Juror of Louisiana Contemporary, Presented by The Helis Foundation At the Ogden Museum of Southern Art

NEW ORLEANS — The Ogden Museum of Southern Art is proud to announce Courtney J. Martin, Deputy Director and Chief Curator at the Dia Art Foundation, as the juror of Louisiana Contemporary, Presented by The Helis Foundation, on view at the Ogden Museum August 4 – November 4, 2018. This fall, Martin will examine the…

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