The Art of New Orleans You Just Have to See

ESSENCE Festival may be over, but if you missed it, New Orleans is a great place to visit all year round. Especially if you're looking to step up your home art collection. Check out some of the amazing work spotted during a day of exploring The Big Easy!

ESSENCE.COM Jul, 20, 2016

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An artist poses with his work in the French Quarter.

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Stacks and stacks of vibrant colorful canvases.

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Colorful street art portraits line the French Quarter.

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The contrast of new and old is everywhere.

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The color palette of the city itself is like a canvas.

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Artisan pottery on Magazine Street.

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An artist poses with his work in The French Quarter.

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The Blue dog by artist George Rodrigue is a NOLA icon.

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Beautiful black art in the Warehouse District.

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A rickshaw is decked out in graffiti.

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Stroll through the arts district to explore the many galleries.

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An artist works on her latest piece.

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An artist works on his latest piece.

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Funky cartoons for the kid in you.

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An artist poses with his work in the French Quarter.

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Handmade dolls if a little revenge is in order.

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Even the doors here are pure art.

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