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Articles and Reviews

These are Articles and Reviews about Noel Rockmore in Chronological Order

2013 September 3rd - Exhibition highlights Bohemian French Quarter of the 1960s (Article & Video) by Stephanie Bruno - The New Orleans Advocate

2013 August 28th - "Jon and Gypsy Lou Webb, Bukowski and the 1960s French Quarter" by Doug MacCash - The Times Picayune (7 GREAT Images)

2013 August 27th - "Neither Big nor Easy, A Pilgrimage to Gypsy Lou Webb, New Orleans Patron Saint of Beat Literature" by Michael Patrick Welch - Vice Magazine (Great Rockmore Picture)  

2013 August 24th - "Counter-Culture Bearers" - The NOLA Defender - by Emma Boyce - HNOC LouJon Exhibition (Great Rockmore Picture)  

2013 August 20th - "Noel, Noel!" - NOLAVie Article/LASM/HNOC Review by Keith Marshall - (5 Great Rockmore Paintings)

2013 August 14th - The Noel Rockmore & Shirley Marvin Kickstarter Book Project - 'Our Journey to the Discovery of Rockmore" gets FUNDED to make this book a reality! You can still pre-order a $40 signed, numbered & dated LIMITED Collectible First Edition by following directions here while they last.

2013 July 20th -October 6th - The Faith & The Fury: Noel Rockmore and His Patron at The Louisiana Arts & Science Museum. The Show runs from July20th - October 6th

2013 July 31st - Dig Magazine - "The Brink of Obscurity" by Mark Redmond

2013 July 21st - The Sunday Advocate Magazine - "Picasso of America" - Exhibit features works of Noel Rockmore from the Shirley Marvin collection by Robin Miller. 

2013 July 15th - Times Picayune/Nola.com Article - Rockmore exhibit at LASM puts focus on arts patron Shirley Marvin and love of the undiscovered genius! By Chelsea Brasted

2013 June - The Faith & The Fury: Noel Rockmore and His Patron at The Louisiana Arts & Science Museum. The Show runs from July20th - October 6th - BIG Opening Thursday July 25th 5-8PM! Followed from July 26th-28th by 3 Days of FREE Noel Rockmore walking tours in New Orleans.

2012 September -Well known Phd in the Artworld, J. Richard Gruber has published an Article on Noel Rockmore as part of the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities - KNOW LA Research Project.

2012 July - World Famous Composer David Amram Film discussing his childhood friend Noel Rockmore!

2011 December 28 The Breakout ROCKMORE AP Article! Picked up by NOLA.COM (Best Images), Huffington Post, Yahoo News, Washington Post, Ventura County Star (Calls him America's Picasso)!    Click to See all the News pickups from around the world !

2011 November 15  The Examiner Article featuring Rockmore Art at the Preservation Hall Show at "The Old US Mint in New Orleans!" By Claudia Kheel

2011 October 28th-30th "The Big 3 Day Opening in Lagrange, GA" for the BIGGEST Rockmore show ever! Click to see Rockmore Newsletter Summary with three days worth of FABULOUS photos. There is also a movie of The Rockmore Panel Discussion in LaGrange with his patrons, his gallery owner and his last girlfriend.

2011 Feb/March  "The Tomb of Noel Rockmore ": Garden & Gun Magazine Article - 10 page article written by John Ed Bradley featuring 46 Photos of photography of Cedric Angeles.

2011 March-August  Ballroom Marfa Texas Show - Show Summary with 42 Picts

2011 October 20 - Rockmore, Artistic Genius and an unrecognized American Master - LaGrange Daily News 

2011 October 13 - Rockmore Opening in LaGrange - Georgia Weekly News

2011 July 15 - Art and Jazz: Preservation Hall at 50 - NOLA Lounge (Great photo of Pres Hall with Rockmore Art in Background and Rockmore Friend Frank Demond (red socks) in Pres Hall Band Photo

2011 July 10 - Part Music, Part Art and Part History: “Preservation Hall at 50” is a delight by Claudia Kheel - New Orleans Art Examiner - GREAT Article lots of Rockmore Art and attention

2011 July - The Ogden Museum Celebrates Preservation Hall - Downbeat - Jennifer Odell - Curator identifies Rockmore as corenerstone of exhibition

2011 May 18 - The Artistry of Loujon Press: Triumphs and Shortcomings - Pelican Bomb by Nathan Martin - Talks about Rockmore - Bukowski - Gypsy Lou Webb Connection

2011 May 1 -"The Art in the Hall" Offbeat by Zachary Young - Nice Billie & DeeDee Rockmore displayed

2011 February 5 - "Recaptured Art - An Artist's Legacy returns to Lagrange" - Lagrange Daily News by Sherri Brown

2011 January 26th - " Preservation Hall Blogspot": Noel Rockmore in Garden & Gun Magazine

2011 January 23 -  "Rockmore Revisited: A Treasure Trove Revealed" : Inside Art New Orleans - Stunning "Coney Island Labyrinth" Rockmore Masterpiece displayed

2010 Sept. 3 - Upperline and other local wonders - Blog by Actress Laura Cayouette (Kill Bill) that has link to "Homage to the French Quarter" by Noel Rockmore

2010 June 2 -  "Contemporary Louisiana Art on Display at NOMA" - All Art News - Great "Sorcerer" Rockmore Masterpiece displayed

2009 December 28 - "Rockmore's Preservation Hall Portraits" - Verso - Excellent Article

2008 August 9th - A story of love and books in Bohemian New Orleans  - Great story on Gypsy Lou Webb mentions Rockmore and her painting

2008-2-29 - This story seen below came out in our Cape Cod Barnstable Patriot local paper and really captures what we are trying to do! 

2007-12-28 - We got our very first PR with The Noel Rockmore NOLA Times Picayune Article

1998 Nov. 13 Times Picayune/Lagniappe Review of NOMA Retrospective Show

1998 Noel Rockmore: Fantasies and Realities - NOMA book by Gail Feigenbaum - Getty Museum

1995 Artist’s renown reduced to recognition on the rocks - Last interview

1995 Rockmore Memorial Tribute by Rodney Dennis - Putney School classmate and lifelong friend

1990 Rockmore's Diverse art Defies Definition - Luter Interview for Bryant Gallery Show

1985 Press Release - Chattahoochie Valley Art Association Show - with Rockmore notes

1985 Press Release - Posselt-Baker Show

1985 Rockmore works an uneven effort - Green Review of Posselt-Baker Show

1984 Rockmore Brings Haiti Home - Green Review of Bryant Gallery Show

1983 Noel Rockmore works follow entertainment depiction tradition - Green Review of 3rd Oreck Show 

1982 - An Authentic American Genius flourishes in the French Quarter - by Ed Martinez

1981 Rockmore's Invention - Harris-Livingston Review of 1st Oreck Show

1973 Noel Rockmore Interview - by Bill Russell about his art

1971, February 26, Vieux Carre Courier - Rockmore Interview - by Patrick Kelly 

1968 Preservation Hall Portraits By Larry Borenstein

1967 New York Daily News Article on Disastrous NYC Opening

1962 Greer Gallery NYC Exhibition Notice

1957 Life Magazine Article on Noel Davis

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GEFQ Rockmore Films

The Beginning of the Noel Rockmore Project (9 min) 2010 Shirley with Rich & Tee Marvin

Shirley Marvin Rockmore Interview (10 min) 2011 Shirley & Taylor Rose Marvin 

Manny Greer Interview (10 min) 2010 Early 60s Gallery Owner

DAVID LATTIMORE / NOEL ROCKMORE  (52 min) 2013 Putney High School & young married couple friend

Trailer: David Amram - Noel Rockmore

Full Feature David Amram Noel Rockmore (91 min) 2012 World Famous Composer & Musician Friend

LaGrange Rockmore Panel Film - (81 min) 2011 Gallery owner, girlfriend, patrons

The World According to New Orleans (66 min) 2011 Curator Dan Cameron's Marfa Texas Walk Through