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Arthur Roger Gallery at Art Miami 2014

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The Arthur Roger Gallery is very pleased to be a part of Art Miami this year. At Booth C1, we are exhibiting works by Luis Cruz Azaceta, Richard Baker, David Bates, Jacqueline Bishop, Robert Colescott, Stephen Paul Day, Lesley Dill, Troy Dugas, George Dureau, Gordon Parks, Holton Rower and Bob Snead. The exhibition will be on view from December 3 – December 7, 2014 at the Miami Art Pavilion located in the Miami Midtown Arts District. Read More

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“Francis Pavy: Variations of the Common Historical Seed,” New Orleans Art Review

Francis Pavy: Tears of a Small Sun, 2014. Oil and block prints on canvas. 24” high.

As the first impressions of standing amid a chaotic sea of colors and shapes was slowly beginning to resolve itself into individual entities and images, I began to sense an empathy between a vaguely discerned memory rising from within me and the artist’s work: that this was like an experience that had happened before, when first arriving and feeling overwhelmed by the oxymoronic diversity of this polysemous aggregation of cultures that is southwest Louisiana. Read More

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“Prospect New Orleans saves room for city’s homegrown artists,” The Washington Post

Tavares Strachan’s sculpture “You Belong Here” floats on the Mississippi River near the French Quarter, part of Prospect 3, the international art biennial in New Orleans, through Jan. 25. (Joseph Grey/Courtesy of Prospect New Orleans)

For artists, a casual stroll through most any New Orleans neighborhood is a lesson in habitual beauty: the ethereal mid-afternoon light, the sprawl of vegetation, the bright colors of the homes, even the elegance of decayed wood. Read More

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“REMIX: Stephen Paul Day | Sibylle Peretti | The Leight Collection,” The Speed Art Museum

The Speed Art Museum welcomes New Orleans-based contemporary artists Stephen Paul Day and Sibylle Peretti to the Local Speed gallery for REMIX. Read More

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“Festival Announces Official 2015 Visual Artist,” KATC

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Festival International de Louisiane has announced their official 2015 visual artist. Festival officials say, Troy Dugas has created a piece that captures the spirit and tradition of the nation’s largest, free Francophone festival. Read More

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“Review: Four shows at Arthur Roger Gallery,” Gambit

Troy Dugas, "Pride of Samuel Adams," 2014, Product labels on paper, 60 x 60 inches

Words are everywhere. They seemed to be taking over the art world not so long ago, even replacing images in paintings as theory-crazed critics predicted the “end of art.” Read More

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“James Drake: Anatomy of Drawing and Space (Brain Trash),” Blanton Museum of Art

James Drake at work in his studio. Photo by Eric Swanson

The Blanton Museum of Art at The University of Texas at Austin presents an immersive exhibition of works by virtuosic draftsman James Drake. Read More

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Willie Birch Named a 2014 USA James Baldwin Fellow

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United States Artists (USA) is pleased to announce the 34 new USA Fellows for 2014. Each artist or collaborative will receive an award of $50,000 to support his or her practice and professional development, opening up exciting creative possibilities through the transformative power of unrestricted financial support. Read More

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“Courtney Egan’s Botanical Light Sculpture ,” Sculpture Magazine

Sleepwalkers (Night Blooming Cereus}, 2011. HD video projection, dimensions variable.

Visitors to a satellite exhibition that accompanied the Prospect.2 New Orleans International Biennial in 2011 were startled to discover a clawfoot bathtub filled with oversize night-blooming cereus flowers in the shadowy gloom of an old bathroom. Although the tub and its water were real, the flowers, which seemed to float in a luminous baroque profusion, consisted of sharply rendered light. Read More

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“Art For Arts’ Sake fall art festival paints the town Oct. 4 in New Orleans,” The Times-Picayune

Deborah Kass, JOY, 2013, Acrylic on canvas, 71 x 67 inches

Art for Arts’ Sake 2014- A one-night festival of gallery openings to kick off the art season. Read More

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