Gallery News

“Review: The Other Landscape,” Gambit

Jacqueline Bishop | After the Rain (Methane) | 2014-15 | Oil on Belgian linen | 54 x 65 1/2 inches

Billed as an exploration of landscape painting and the complex connections between climate change, species extinction and migration, Jacqueline Bishop’s new show at Arthur Roger Gallery encompasses familiar environmental topics from the daily news. But her imagery evokes a realm of nature so otherworldly that mythology and sorcery may be the most immediate references that come to mind. Read More

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“Mid-City Art complex sets open-studio day Saturday, Nov. 14,” The Advocate


Mid-City Art Studios continues to provide space for more than 25 artists to explore new processes and turn out fascinating works. Today, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 4436 Toulouse St., the group hosts an open studio event that aims to offer the public a look inside the creative process. Better still, photographs, paintings, pastels, ceramics, multi-media works and more will be for sale. Read More

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“Steven Forster’s Party Central: Jacqueline Bishop, Nicole Charbonnet at Arthur Roger,” The Advocate


It was a wild night of rain and wind, but family, friends and fans turned out when Jacqueline Bishop opened “The Other Landscape” and Nicole Charbonnet opened “All You Need Know” at Arthur Roger Gallery. The show is up through Dec. 26. Read More

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Arthur Roger Gallery at Art Miami 2015


The Arthur Roger Gallery is very pleased to be a part of Art Miami this year. At Booth C36, we are exhibiting works by Richard Baker, David Bates, Willie Birch, Douglas Bourgeois, Robert Colescott, Stephen Paul Day, Dawn DeDeaux, Lesley Dill, James Drake, Lin Emery, David Leventi, Whitfield Lovell, Stephanie Patton, Erwin Redl and Holton Rower. The exhibition will be on view from December 2 – December 6, 2014 at the Miami Art Pavilion located in the Miami Midtown Arts District. Read More

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LPB Art Rocks! Interview with Douglas Bourgeois


Douglas Bourgeois is interviewed in his St. Amant studio by James Fox-Smith of LPB Art Rocks! Read More

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John Alexander Painting Studio Dedication at Lamar University, Beaumont, Texas


The Department of Art at Lamar University will honor internationally celebrated artist and LU alum John Alexander (’68) with a naming and dedication of the John Alexander Painting Studio on Thursday, Oct. 8, at 5:30 p.m. in the Art Building. The event is free and open to the public. Read More

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“On and around Julia Street, it’s Art for Art’s Sake,” The Advocate


Arthur Roger will be presenting a show of shimmering, natural form-based kinetic sculptures by veteran New Orleans-based artist Lin Emery, along with David Leventi’s grand photos of opera houses and prisons and river- and cityscapes by Simon Gunning. And one of the newest additions to the Julia Street scene, Julie Silvers Art, will be celebrating its grand opening Saturday with a DJ, door prizes, and other “surprises” from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Read More

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“Photographer Deborah Luster wins 1858 Prize,” The Post and Courier

Florida Avenue and Congress, April 2008. (From “Tooth for an Eye: A Chorography of Violence in Orleans Parish.”)

Deborah Luster, a photographer from Louisiana, was named the 2015 winner of the 1858 Prize for Contemporary Southern Art, an award bestowed by the Gibbes Museum of Art. Read More

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“Review: Now on view at Arthur Roger Gallery,” Gambit

Whitfield Lovell | You're My Thrill, 2004 | Charcoal on wood, bombshell casings | 54 x 36 1/2 x 14 inches

Black lives matter. All lives matter. Both statements are true, but it is astounding that we are still debating the meaning of those words. We accept equal rights in theory, but things don’t always play out that way on the streets. Read More

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“Ten Years After Katrina, New Orleans Museums Reckon With Recovery,” The New York Times

Clockwise from top left, Sidonie Villere, Courtney Egan, Carl Joe Williams, Carlie Trosclair and Stephanie Patton in front of Ms. Trosclair’s “Fissure?” at the Contemporary Arts Center in New Orleans.
William Widmer for The New York Times

How well do you remember the last days of August 10 years ago? …The three major visual arts venues in the city — the New Orleans Museum of Art, the Ogden Museum of Southern Art and the Contemporary Arts Center — have all timed exhibitions of living artists to coincide with the anniversary. Each show is distinct in its approach, its tone, and its way of visualizing the role of art and the idea of memorialization itself. Read More

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