Gallery News

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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Jacqueline Bishop | Artists’ Chronicles: 2020

The Arthur Roger Gallery checks in with artist Jacqueline Bishop to see how she is doing during the COVID isolation.  Jacqueline Bishop’s work focuses on painting psychological and political elements regarding the natural world. Basing her imagery on frequent trips to remote regions in North, South, and Central America including the Amazon rain forest, Jacqueline… 

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Luis Cruz Azaceta | Artists’ Chronicles 2020

Luis Cruz Azaceta’s true mastery of color continues to be apparent in his remarkably varied but still often avowedly political work. A Cuban American who left Cuba in 1960 at the age of 18 Luis initially lived in New York City where he studied at The School of Visual Arts. In 1992 Luis relocated to… 

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Troy Dugas | Artists’ Chronicles: 2020

The Arthur Roger Gallery is checking on gallery artists to see what they are doing. Today we talk to Troy Dugas in his Lafayette, LA studio, as he shows us what he’s working on for his upcoming exhibition titled Troy Dugas: Inside Outline.

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Lin Emery | Artist Feature

Lin Emery, named by some as “the world’s foremost kinetic sculptor.” Over her 40+ year career, Emery’s iconic kinetic sculptures have been placed around the world. Her sculptures can be seen shimmering around New Orleans, Emery’s adopted home, and far-flung locations such as Singapore and Japan. Lin Emery was born in New York. She studied… 

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