Tag Archives: Southern Art

Catch a Glimpse of Spanish New Orleans At the O

Have you had the chance to explore Salazar: Portraits of influence in Spanish New Orleans, 1785 – 1802? In this video, we give you a glimpse into the exhibition and what portraiture looked like during the time of Spanish New Orleans. Josef Fransisco Xavier de Salazar y Mendoza was a portrait artist in New Orleans…

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Shaw’s Sunship A New Focal Point in the Museum's Atrium

Kendall Shaw’s Sunship, for John Coltrane, a piece in the Ogden Museum of Southern Art’s Permanent Collection, was installed in the Museum’s atrium by our Curatorial Team this morning. Shaw is a New Orleans artist who gained national and international recognition with the Pattern and Decoration Movement. Combining his interests in mathematical patterns and systems, this…

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