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TEN YEARS GONE at the New Orleans Museum of Art

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Timed to coincide with the tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, Ten Years Gone features six contemporary artists who explore the passage of time, memory, loss, and transformation. Opens May 29th, 2015. On view through September 7th, 2015 Read More

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Chihuly Workshop 2015 Studio Editions

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Chihuly Workshop 2015 Studio Editions are now available in our gallery. Please stop by to view these beautiful new artworks. Read More

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“Amer Kobaslija at Arthur Roger Gallery,” Daily Serving

Amer Kobaslija. Sputnik Sweetheart of New Orleans and the End of the World, 2007; Oil on two panels; 85 x 124 ¼ in.

For Kobaslija, the studio is a unique and personal world built of interchangeable stuff: floors, walls, shelves, canvases, paint, paper, chairs, tables, brushes, easels, and lighting fixtures repeat themselves across the series, their positions made mysterious by the absent bodies of the artists working (and sometimes living) inside. The invisible movements and patterned routines of the artists order the placement of these unique assemblages, turning each picture into a leftover document of the “work” of the work of art. Read More

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“We interviewed Douglas Bourgeois after going crazy for his artwork,” Griot Magazine

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Douglas Bourgeois’s transcendent, fantastical images of pop icons as religious icons, set against southern Louisiana scenery, are inspired by his rural life and his homages to what and who inspires him. Read More

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Amer Kobaslija

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A comprehensive monograph on the life and work of Amer Kobaslija, 126 fully illustrated pages in hardcover with essays by Michael Amy, Edward M. Gomez, and Patterson Sims. The books examines all of the artist’s different bodies of work, including: his paintings of the aftermath of the 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan, for which he won a 2013 Guggenheim Fellowship; his ongoing series depicting artist studios; and his recent paintings of Florida’s everglades. Read More

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“Lin Emery’s gorgeous robots rule Arthur Roger gallery,” The Times-Picayune

Lin Emery’s suite of new works at Arthur Roger Gallery through April 25 confirms her position as New Orleans’ premier sculptor. For decades, Emery, who was born in 1928, has gifted us with gorgeous, glinting mechanical sculptures that are so exquisitely balanced that they bob and wave in ballet-like motion with every breeze. Read More

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“Review: Lin Emery,” Gambit

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Lin Emery’s kinetic sculptures epitomize that kind of timeless and finely tuned consistency. But like the timeless, pristine miracles of the natural world on which they are based, they can be easy to take for granted — unless something changes, as appears to be the case in her current show at Arthur Roger Gallery. Read More

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David Bates: 2015 Interview with Arthur Roger

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In anticipation of his May 2015 exhibition at Arthur Roger Gallery, Coastal Paintings, artist David Bates discusses his work and processes with Arthur Roger. Read More

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“Between Apocalypses,” The New York Times

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Dawn DeDeaux has been thinking a lot about the apocalypse, and she’d like to get you in the mood, too. “MotherShip,” her installation for Prospect.3, this town’s international biennial (which, in typical New Orleans fashion, has rolled around not quite on schedule), proposes an exit strategy from planet Earth. Ms. DeDeaux, a mixed-media artist, said she has taken to heart Stephen Hawking’s prediction that earthlings have 100 years left before the planet gives out. Opening Oct. 25, and set in an abandoned, roofless warehouse with trees growing through it, the installation will have recorded music by George Clinton and Sun Ra, giant steel rings that suggest those made for the zeppelins of yore, ladders and stacked chairs as a galactic assist, and places to store your mementos and Ms. DeDeaux’s. Read More

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“Review: Prospect.3 at the Contemporary Arts Center,” Gambit

'Double Holy Spirit Coco,' Douglas Bourgeois

Welcome to the world! There is a National Geographic quality about much of Prospect.3, which offers many windows on the far corners of the planet. Read More

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