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Press: The Crazy Big, Insanely Colorful, Completely Far-Out Vision of James Michalopoulos, December 31, 1969 - Wayne Curtis, Garden & Gun Magazine, April/May 2019

The Crazy Big, Insanely Colorful, Completely Far-Out Vision of James Michalopoulos

December 31, 1969 - Wayne Curtis, Garden & Gun Magazine, April/May 2019

The most recognizable painter in New Orleans is on a mission: to make sure the City doesn’t forget the artists who keep it funky.

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Press: Louisiana's Van Gogh: The Illuminating Works of James Michalopoulos, November 26, 2019 - Cayman Clevenger, Bayou Brief

Louisiana's Van Gogh: The Illuminating Works of James Michalopoulos

November 26, 2019 - Cayman Clevenger, Bayou Brief

George Rodrigue is often referred to as Louisiana’s Henri Rousseau. If that is the case, James Michalopoulos must be Louisiana’s Vincent van Gogh, not just because his technique is similar. 

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Press: Artist James Michalopoulos Transforms an Older Brewery Space Into a Topsy-turvy Funhouse, January 26, 2019 - Keith Marshall, New Orleans Home & Garden, March 2017

Artist James Michalopoulos Transforms an Older Brewery Space Into a Topsy-turvy Funhouse

January 26, 2019 - Keith Marshall, New Orleans Home & Garden, March 2017

It's hard to miss the strikingly unconventional residence of artist James Michalopoulos. 

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Press: Review: Think You Know Michalopoulos? Ogden Retrospective Has Surprises in Store, March  9, 2017 - John D’Addario, The Advocate New Orleans

Review: Think You Know Michalopoulos? Ogden Retrospective Has Surprises in Store

March 9, 2017 - John D’Addario, The Advocate New Orleans

When you close your eyes and picture New Orleans in your imagination, there’s a good chance it looks like a painting by James Michalopoulos. 

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Press: 8 Cool Jobs, July  1, 2016 -  Morgan Packard, New Orleans Magazine

8 Cool Jobs

July 1, 2016 - Morgan Packard, New Orleans Magazine

While many of us sit at desks day after day, there are some who have jobs that take them to exciting places creating and performing while pursuing their dreams.

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Press: Artist in Residence, April  1, 2009 - Jackie Borchardt, New Orleans Homes at Lifestyles

Artist in Residence

April 1, 2009 - Jackie Borchardt, New Orleans Homes at Lifestyles

James Michalopoulos and his family thrive on the creative energy in their funky, livable, lovable home in Faubourg Marigny.

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Press: The Indescribable Wow, June 30, 2000 - Rich Collins, Gambit New Orleans July 1995

The Indescribable Wow

June 30, 2000 - Rich Collins, Gambit New Orleans July 1995

James Michalopoulos is seriously out of breath. It’s 5:30 p.m. on a Wednesday evening, and the painter is finally able to break away from the action at his Chartres Street studio for an interview. 

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