The late American artist Ralston Crawford is best known for his Precisionist paintings, abstract representations of urban life and industry post WWI. But he was also an accomplished photographer, and spent a lot of time in the Crescent City after WWII.
A lesser known body of works on view at the New Orleans Museum of Art is ringing a high note with local music lovers, and we go Inside the Arts for a look at the exhibit — Ralston Crawford and Jazz.
A summer exhibit at the New Orleans Museum of Art gives a visual focus to the musical sounds that influence and transcend generations. We go Inside the Arts for a look at The Prelives of the Blues, a solo exhibition by Dario Robleto.
This week on The Reading Life: booksellers Elizabeth Barry Ahlquist of Blue Cypress Books and Maggie McKeown of McKeown's Books and Difficult Music talk about the used book business. Then we're off to City Park for a conversation with New Orleans Museum of Art curator Miranda Lash, editor of the catalog, The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden.
The bold, edgy sculptures, paintings and drawings of artist Thornton Dial confront a darker side of humanity in the exhibit Hard Truths, now on view at the New Orleans Museum of Art. WWNO's Diane Mack goes Inside the Arts for a look at these works, which span two decades.