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New Orleans Sights

Michalopoulos Galleries

  • 617 Bienville St. Map It
  • French Quarter

Updated 04/09/2014

Fodor's Review

One of New Orleans's most beloved artists, James Michalopoulos exhibits his expressionistic visions of New Orleans architecture in this small gallery. Michalopoulos's palette-knife technique of applying thick waves of paint invariably brings van Gogh to mind—but his vision of New Orleans, where no line is truly straight and every building appears to have a soul, is uniquely his own. His work has become a prized adornment of many a New Orleanian's walls. Michalopoulos

was commissioned to create the official poster of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival in 1998, 2001, 2003, 2006, 2009, and 2013, bringing a new perspective to some of New Orleans's greatest musicians: Mahalia Jackson, Louis Armstrong, Dr. John, Fats Domino, and Aaron Neville.

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Sight Information

Address:

617 Bienville St., New Orleans, Louisiana, 70130, United States

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Phone:

504-558–0505

Sight Details:

  • Mon.–Sat. 10–6, Sun. 11–6

Updated 04/09/2014

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