2016 Sunset Report

OLG & DCRT Strategic Plan
2020-21 through 2024-25


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Paintings Works On Paper Photographs Sculpture


  • About 250 objects
  • Before the twentieth century, sculpture was not a popular media in Louisiana. Philippe Garbeille was one of the few sculptors working in the city during the nineteenth century. Architectural sculpture became important during the 1930s, with artists such as Angela Gregory receiving commissions for public buildings. Self-taught wood carver Pierre Joseph Landry worked in folk art tradition of representing daily life, which witnessed a renaissance in New Orleans during the 1970s and 1980s with visionary artists such as Cyril and Ivy Billiot, and David Butler.

Philippe Garbeille

Pierre Joseph Landry

Achille Peretti