Gallery News

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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FBI seeks leads on art stolen after shipping from Santa Fe

Pattern (Climb Every Mountain No. 2)

by Dillon Mullan for Santa Fe New Mexican Erin Cone, a Santa Fe artist, received a suspicious message through her website sometime in 2019. “I was lucky enough to find one of your paintings by the name of stasis,” the message read. “It’s truly a wonderful piece but I was told it was a piece… 

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Gallery Update | 2020/2021

We are immensely grateful for the continued outpouring of support from our artists, friends of the gallery, and the New Orleans community. Since reopening our doors, we have diligently adhered to national and local guidelines to keep our staff, clients, and artists safe.

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Banquet Years: Richard Baker Interviewed by Paul Maziar

For more than three decades, Richard Baker has been painting and reimagining the still-life form, lately focusing on books as objects-turned-portraits. Most recently, during the time of the pandemic and in preparation for a group exhibition at Arthur Roger Gallery in New Orleans, Baker has painted a series of book covers in gouache as a means to embrace the comfort and pleasure of being at home. Like the poets I’m attuned to, Baker disrupts the familiar and its meaning through juxtaposition, surprising our expectations of image and form. His work evidences the fact that painting begins and ends in imagination.

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