George Dureau: New Orleans Artist

George Dureau: New Orleans Artist is a documentary film that explores the life and career of one of the city’s icons, painter and photographer George Valentine Dureau (1930-2014). 

Dureau’s artistic imperative was to tell stories and his models were his protagonists. His life and his work were inseparable.

Utilizing archival documentary footage, unpublished photographs, and revealing interviews with his friends and models, George Dureau: New Orleans Artist tells the story of a New Orleans that no longer exists.

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