Press Releases

Brian Guidry: Entangled

“Entangled” is Brian Guidry’s first exhibition with the gallery and features three large-scale paintings with reoccurring themes of technology and the manipulation of nature. Guidry synthesizes color, sound and texture to create “digitized” or “dissolved landscapes,” which range visually from compressed lines of color to abstract eruptions.

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Ralph Bourque: Crossing

Crossing is Ralph Bourque’s first exhibition with the gallery and includes four large-scale ink drawings on paper. The meticulous landscape chronicles represent the passing of a day – loosely referencing dawn, noon, dusk and midnight, which the artist likens to the cycle of artistic creation.

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Stephanie Patton: Sensitivity Training

Sensitivity Training is Stephanie Patton’s fourth solo exhibition with the gallery. Themes of mental and physical health, healing, comfort, and self-preservation are maintained in the new works, which include medium- to large-scale sculptural text constructions, padded vinyl wall pieces, and video.

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John T. Scott: His Legacy

The Arthur Roger Gallery is pleased to present John T. Scott: His Legacy, an exhibition of works by the late John T. Scott. The exhibition will be on view at Arthur Roger Gallery, located at 432 Julia Street, from August 5 – September 23, 2017. The gallery will host an opening on Saturday, August 5 from 6-9pm, in conjunction with White Linen Night.

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R.I.P. Bruce A. Davenport, Jr. | Artwork by Dapper Bruce Lafitte

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The Arthur Roger Gallery is pleased to present R.I.P. Bruce A. Davenport, Jr. | Artwork by Dapper Bruce Lafitte. The exhibition will be on view at Arthur Roger@434, located at 434 Julia Street, from August 5 – September 23, 2017. The gallery will host an opening, with the artist in attendance, on Saturday, August 5 from 6-9pm, in conjunction with White Linen Night.

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Dawn DeDeaux and Lonnie Holley: Thumbs up for the Mothership at MASS MoCA – Opening May 28, 2017

New Orleans native Dawn DeDeaux opens a new exhibition next week as part of the grand opening of Building 6 at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA). DeDeaux shows together with Lonnie Holley and other Building 6 artists including Laurie Anderson, Louise Bourgeois, Jenny Holzer and James Turrell. The new MASSMoCA Building 6 makes the museum one of the largest venues for contemporary art in the world.

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Edward Burtynsky: Intentional Landscapes

The Arthur Roger Gallery is pleased to present Intentional Landscapes, an exhibition of photographs by Edward Burtynsky. The exhibition will be on view at Arthur Roger@434, located at 434 Julia Street, from May 6 – June 30, 2017. The gallery will host an opening on Saturday, May 6 from 6-9pm, in conjunction with Jammin’ on Julia.

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Christopher Saucedo: Neapolitan (Comic Book Diplomacy, Go Cups and Water Bottle Buoys)

The Arthur Roger Gallery is pleased to present Neapolitan (Comic Book Diplomacy, Go Cups and Water Bottle Buoys), an exhibition of recent work by Christopher Saucedo. The exhibition will be on view at Arthur Roger Gallery, located at 432 Julia Street, from May 6 – June 30, 2017. The gallery will host an opening with the artist in attendance on Saturday, May 6 from 6-9pm, in conjunction with Jammin’ on Julia.

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Jonathan “feral opossum” Mayers: L’Éparpillage

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L’Éparpillage is Jonathan “feral opossum” Mayers’ first exhibition with the gallery. Recent, small- to medium-scale, vibrant paintings depict metaphorical beasts amid meticulously rendered Louisiana landscapes. The mysterious creatures – somewhat wicked, somewhat charming – were born of the artist’s familiarity with Louisiana folklore, and serve to illustrate his opinion pertaining to the reality we live in. The haunting, curious images also address the current fragility of our ecosystem, most specifically the southern region of Louisiana.

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Luis Cruz Azaceta: ON THE BRINK

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ON THE BRINK is Luis Cruz Azaceta’s ninth exhibition with the gallery. The recent works on canvas, which range from kaleidoscopic to austere, present an enigmatic state of affairs, a series of journeys on the edge of order and chaos. Themes of disbalance, dystopia, conflict and passage are boldly rendered in the artist’s distinctive, abstractive style. The paintings reveal Azaceta’s staunch dedication to addressing contemporary issues with his work.

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