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Perspectives: Comfort Zone

Multimedia artist Stephanie Patton is just getting started. by Jordan Lahaye Fontenot for Country Roads Magazine “Ladies and gentleman,” rings out the deep cowboy-voiced introduction to the “Lost in Love” radio show on KRVS 88.7 FM in Lafayette and Lake Charles, on air every Saturday evening at 5 pm and on Tuesdays at 1 pm…. 

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Gene Koss

Exhibition review by Andrew Page in The UrbanGlass Art Quarterly ARTHUR ROGER GALLERYNEW ORLEANSJANUARY 9-APRIL 10, 2021 Toil (2019-2020), a monumental aluminum, steel, and glass construction that manages to be both elegantly gestural and impressive in scale, stood as the centerpiece of Gene Koss’s eponymously titled exhibition in New Orleans. The massive work, with its… 

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Art by Bourgeois: Douglas Bourgeois

The West Side Journal On June 5th, 2021 the West Baton Rouge Museum will open the Art by Bourgeois: Douglas Bourgeois exhibition. Bourgeois is represented by Arthur Roger Gallery in New Orleans, Louisiana. Bourgeois’ work expresses popular culture in a vivid manner as evidenced in Queen Latifah’s Party, which will be among the many pieces on display.  A Gonzales… 

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Using artwork to encourage covid vaccinations

by: Anna McAllister for WGNO NEW ORLEANS — Thread by thread, bead by bead. Demond and Alicia Melancon are creating one of a kind masterpieces. “I’ve been beading for almost thirty years. I tried to change the game with my work and put it into the art world, and change the precedent of what an artist really… 

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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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