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Make Yourself At Home: Jim Richard’s painted invitation at New Orleans Museum of Art

Many painting instructors will tell you to avoid outlining objects. Jim Richard won’t. From now until February 24, 2013, the New Orleans Museum of Art presents Richard’s solo exhibition Make Yourself At Home, twelve works showcasing the local artist and University of New Orleans painting professor’s evolution over the last nineteen years. Richard’s distinctive style, characterized throughout the 1980s and ‘90s by comic book outlines, brings his exquisitely-rendered paintings to life. His subject matter? Home interiors: rooms, passages, furniture and artworks, empty of humans but filled with tongue-in-cheek detail. Take, for example, the stuffed puppy contrasted by a modern painting ... More » »