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Professor Spotlight: Gene Koss

Mercedes Ohlen, Staff Reporter | The Tulane Hullabaloo Located in the Woldenberg Art Center, the Pace-Willson Glass Studio is home to Tulane’s world-class glass facilities which include a hotshop and a coldshop, as well as metalworking facilities. Working six days a week amongst the machines and instructing students is professor Gene Koss, a glass-sculpting legend and beloved Tulane professor. Koss… 

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Mardi Gras Indian suit rather than a Confederate Statute

By Ray Funk for Trinidad Guardian In 1911, a statue was put up in New Orleans of Jefferson Davis, the president of the Confederacy. A century later, the New Orleans City Council ordered the removal of the statute and it was torn down. Ever since all that remains is a bare platform — until Carnival… 

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Remembering Lin Emery

by the New Orleans Museum of Art staff NOMA honors the life and achievements of sculptor Lin Emery, one of New Orleans’ most beloved and accomplished artists. Internationally recognized for her lyrical, reflective sculptures, Lin was a vital part of New Orleans’ creative community.⁣⁣Her large-scale sculptures, made of brightly polished steel, use motors and magnets… 

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Lin Emery, sculptor of movement, nature, dies at 94

A New Orleans-based artist whose delicately balanced moving sculptures can be seen worldwide has died By JANET McCONNAUGHEY Associated Press for ABC news NEW ORLEANS — Lin Emery, a New Orleans-based artist whose delicately balanced moving sculptures can be seen worldwide, has died. She was 94. Emery’s hallmark sculptures often used silvery metallic materials to reflect… 

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In Memory of Lin Emery 1926–2021

Lin Emery

Lin Emery, a beloved figure in the New Orleans art world, paved the way for countless women to enter the world of sculpture and the arts. She passed away on March 11, 2021, at the age of 94.  Lin is survived by her son, Brooks Braselman, and is preceded in death by her husband Shirley… 

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Sculpting Glass

by ART E-WALK  A new show at Arthur Roger Gallery features two sculptors working with glass. Gene Koss and Stephen Paul Day have little else in common with the former related to the glass movement and the latter labeled as a post or metamodernist. However, categorizing their practice limits the impact of their idiosyncratic work revealed in the display of two massive sculptures complemented by a… 

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