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James Drake | Artists’ Chronicles: 2020

James Drake is an internationally acclaimed artist whose work has been honored with inclusion in both the Venice Biennale and the Whitney Biennial. In his artistic career spanning over 40 years, James Drake has explored political, social, and universal themes through the media of sculpture, video, installation, photography, and drawing. Kathryn Kanjo, chief curator at… 

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Stephanie Patton | Artists’ Chronicles: 2020

Stephanie Patton is a multimedia artist whose work comprises sculpture, painting, photography, video, and performance. Humor plays an important role in her work and is often used as a device to bring attention to more critical issues and transform her personal experiences into something universal. Stephanie Patton employs humor as a device to solicit attention… 

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Richard Baker | Artists’ Chronicles: 2020

Richard Baker’s selection of cookbook covers relates to the acknowledged phenomenon of coronavirus coping by cooking and baking. His exhibition will now be incorporated in the gallery’s upcoming exhibition “Art in the Time of Empathy.” Richard Baker’s recent series, created exclusively for the Arthur Roger Gallery, is a remarkable collection of gouache paintings of cookbooks…. 

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Enrique Gomez de Molina | Artists’ Chronicles: 2020

The Arthur Roger Gallery is checking in with gallery artists. Today’s feature is on Enrique Gomez de Molina. He discusses his exhibition “Fantasy in Reality”. The nearly tangible nature of Cuban-native Enrique Gomez de Molina’s hybrid creatures fascinated him into bringing this body of work into fruition. The curious and exotic nature of the artist’s… 

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John Alexander | Artists’ Chronicles: 2020

The Arthur Roger Gallery is checking in with gallery artists. Today’s feature is on John Alexander.  John Alexander, a skilled draftsman, and a sharp-eyed satirist has spent a career rendering the dark side of man, the glorious side of nature, and the destruction of both. He describes his work as a “glimpse of paradise before… 

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Nicole Charbonnet | Artists’ Chronicle: 2020

The Arthur Roger Gallery is checking in with gallery artists. Today’s feature is on Nicole Charbonnet.  Nicole Charbonnet appropriates Americana imagery, as well as compositions from noteworthy international artists, as a way of stimulating a sense of nostalgia while addressing current social and political situations. For Charbonnet, painting serves as a metaphor for the phenomenon… 

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Bunny Matthews | Artist Profile

Bunny Matthews’ contribution to New Orleans’ artistic culture has been immense. Bunny captures as no one else has New Orleans’ distinctive culture and folkways. In his artist’s statement for his 2014 exhibition at the Arthur Roger Gallery Bunny wrote that his drawings were “my tribute to the human beings who make New Orleans the utterly… 

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Big Chief Demond Melancon | Artists’ Chronicles 2020

Demond Melancon (b. 1978, New Orleans, LA) is a multidisciplinary contemporary artist and performer with extensive roots in the Black Masking Culture of New Orleans. With a career spanning almost three decades, Melancon is well-known for his meticulous hand-sewn beadwork used to create massive Mardi Gras Indian suits which are composed of intricately beaded patches… 

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Arthur Roger Gallery | Artists’ Chronicles 2020

The Arthur Roger Gallery, like other art galleries both locally and nationally, remains subject to the business closure policies necessitated by COVID-19. Galleries around the world are looking for ways to maintain connections between artists and the public. The Arthur Roger Gallery and its artists are creating self-made videos called “Artists’ Chronicles: 2020”. The gallery… 

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Rob Wynne | Artists’ Chronicles 2020

The Arthur Roger Gallery is checking in with artists. Today’s feature is on Rob Wynne.  New York-based Rob Wynne works in a variety of mediums. His poured molten and mirrored glass pieces reflect allow the viewer to examine themselves while taking in the work. The playful quality of the mylar and glitter shimmer on the… 

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