Press & Media

Douglas Bourgeois New Orleans, Art Papers

Douglas Bourgeois may be the most successful obscure artist in America. His smallish paintings command respectable prices—for their size, by New York standards—and his most recent show of over one hundred paintings, drawings, and collages sold quickly Arthur Roger Gallery; November 4—December 12. 2006]. Read More

“Seeing the Light”, Gambit Weekly

It’s something the almost never happens, a once-in-a-lifetime event. Ordinarily it takes Douglas Bourgeois, the most meticulous artist in Louisiana if not the world, ages to complete a single, modestly proportioned canvas. Read More

“Epiphany of the Mundane: An Invterview with Douglas Bourgeois”, Louisiana Cultural Vistas

MS: Look at the blessing civilization hath brought us. Speaking of which, let me transition over to another painting from the same year –1993– called The Traveler. Here again we have the tensions between the two value systems.
DB: The same themes more or less, but maybe a little more despairing and maybe a little more allegorical in that she’s obviously a salesman or a business person, because she’s got the briefcase and fast food and her accounting work. Read More