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Inside The Arts: Arthur Roger Gallery | Art In The Time Of Empathy

by Diane Mack for WWNO | NPR New Orleans Art in the Time of Empathy, is an exhibition of gallery and invited artists examining the year 2020 as an historical moment and a transformative time. The exhibition will be on view at Arthur Roger Gallery, 432 Julia Street, until December 19, 2020. More info is… 

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Things We Adore: October 2020

A few places and things that have caught our eye… Look back on 2020 through the eyes of over 70 artists in the Arthur Roger Gallery’s latest exhibition “Art in the Time of Empathy.” Artists address the many aspects of quarantine, politics, and science in a time where physical distance has redefined these dialogues. The… 

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The Photographer Using Space Travel to Theorize about Climate Change

via Aperture By Eva Díaz Louisiana-based artist Dawn DeDeaux’s images of astronauts appear as harbingers of a new frontier. COVID Economy. To speak of utopia at this moment is heartrending. COVID-19 has infected more than 38 million people and upended countless lives; it has also brutally exacerbated racial, gender, and economic inequalities in the U.S. and… 

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Gallery Artist Demond Melancon Will Join Joan Mitchell Center Residency on October 19

via Joan Mitchell Foundation We are pleased to announce that seven artists have been selected to join the Artist-in-Residence program at the Joan Mitchell Center in New Orleans later this month. The group, which includes local artists Jourdan Barnes, kai barrow, Kara Crowley, Demond Melancon, Anastasia Pelias, Asante Salaam, and José Torres-Tama, will begin residency at the Center on October 19. The… 

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Mary Jane Parker’s art opens Fall for Art in Covington

by Sarah Bonnette for The Times-Picayune | New Orleans Advocate For New Orleans artist Mary Jane Parker, there’s something soothing about drawing.  “I think it’s a little bit like meditation or mindfulness in a way,” she said. “I’ve realized when I’ve gone through any kind of long stretches of not making work, when I finally… 

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70-Artist Exhibition About 2020 Upheaval at Arthur Roger Gallery

by Site Staff for MyNewOrleans.com NEW ORLEANS (press release) – The Arthur Roger Gallery is pleased to present Art in the Time of Empathy, an exhibition of gallery and invited artists examining the year 2020 as a unique historical moment and a transformative time. The exhibition will be on view at Arthur Roger Gallery, located… 

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WINNERS OF 2020 LOUISIANA CONTEMPORARY, PRESENTED BY THE HELIS FOUNDATION

WENDO BRUNOIR, NIC BRIERRE AZIZ, LUIS CRUZ AZACETA, ANN PERICH Ogden Museum of Southern Art has announced the winners of the 2020 edition of Louisiana Contemporary, presented by The Helis Foundation, on view at Ogden Museum September 5, 2020 – February 7, 2021. Louisiana Contemporary is the Museum’s annual juried exhibition, and this year features 55 works by… 

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John Waters | Artists’ Chronicles: 2020

John Waters considers himself to be a writer first and foremost. He is best known for his satirical, often raunchy movies and considers his artwork to be an extension of his writing. As a visual artist, John Waters expresses himself with sculpture, photography, and installations that demonstrate his wit and sense of humor. He frequently… 

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Robert Gordy | Artists’ Chronicles: 2020

Robert Gordy is considered one of the most original and creative Southern painters of the twentieth century. In the early 1980s, late in Robert Gordy’s notable career as one of New Orleans’ leading artists, he began to produce monotypes, by painting directly onto a printing plate. Increasingly, Gordy’s monotypes were expressionistic portraits presenting highly emotional… 

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Jonathan Mayers | Artists’ Chronicles: 2020

Jonathan “feral opossum” Mayers’ was born where the Houma and Bayogoula tribes came together under the istrouma, le batôn rouge (the red stick). Baton Rouge and South Lousiana was more than a home for the artist; the swamps served as a playground and a source of continued inspiration for a young Mayers. The memories of… 

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