2/5/08 Casa Sugar “Artist of the Day: George Rodrigue”
The New Orleans Museum of Art Presents George Rodrigue’s Louisiana: Cajuns, Blue Dogs, and Beyond Katrina
Work of Louisiana’s most famous contemporary artist to be featured in retrospective , Magic 101.9, February 22.
Nonfiction Reviews– Publishers Weekly, 2/25/2008
George Rodrigue Prints: A Catalogue Raisonné, 1970–2007 George Rodrigue, foreword by E. John Bullard. Abrams, $50 (256p) ISBN 978-0-8109-9517-8
Artist George Rodrigue has his day at NOMA
Not everyone gets George Rodrigue and his existential blue canine, but there is no denying the man’s or the animal’s appeal. By Doug MacCash, Arts writer, The Times-Picayune, Friday February 29.
In the (Blue) Dog House
At home with artist George Rodrigue and wife, Wendy, By Karen Taylor Gist, The New Orleans Times Picayune, March 1. online
Artist George Rodrigue & Chef Paul Prudhomme Cook (video)
WDSU, February 29. online
NOMA’s George Rodrigue show a home run
Posted by The Times-Picayune March 07, 2008 4:00AM. online
Artworks Artist Update, Artworks Magazine, p. 124, Spring 2008.
Blue Dogs abound for exhibit at NOMA, The Times Picayune, Sunday, March 23, 2008, by Ann Nungesser. online
NOMA, Jesuit galas are picture-perfect, by Nell Nolan, The Times Picayune, Monday, March 31, 2008. online
Rodrigue is top dog at Coral Springs show, By Candice Russell | Special Correspondent, Sun-Sentinel Newspaper, April 3, 2008.
Louisiana native spotlighted at the New Orleans Museum of Art, by Mike Vinning, From the Daily Comet, Thibodaux, Lafourche Parish, Louisiana, Published Friday, April 4, 2008. online
Canton show a tail-wagging tribute in art, Published on Saturday, Apr 05, 2008.
Art, politics, blue dogs, Tiger Weekly – Baton Rouge, LA, USA, By Rachael Lundy, April 17.
Blue Dog attends summit, Posted by Doug MacCash, Art critic, The Times-Picayune April 24, 2008. online
George Rodrigue: The Artist Who Became Top Dog Because of a Blue Dog, By Suzanne Pfefferle, Where Y’at, May 2008. online
Meet The Blue Dog
Artist George Rodrigue’s Cyan Canine Is Cajun To The Core, CBS News, May 4, 2008. online
Datebook, By HILARY HOWARD, The New York Times, Published: May 11, 2008
Artful blue, by Margo LaGattuta, Suburban Lifestyles, May 16. online
NOMA’s George Rodrigue exhibit is closing with a 24-hour party, Posted by Molly Reid, Staff writer, The Times-Picayune June 05, 2008 12:00PM. online
Am I blue?
NOMA’s George Rodrigue exhibit is closing, but doing it in style — a 24-hour party starting Saturday
Friday, June 06, 2008, By Molly Reid. online
More than 52,000 visitors saw retrospective of famed Cajun artist, 6,127 in one night
Posted by The New Orleans Museum of Art June 09, 2008 4:36PM. online
Rodrigue exhibit sets record, By DOUGLAS BRITT, June 12, 2008, 6:21PM, Copyright Houston Chronicle 2008. online
Louisiana Cultural Vistas Magazine, Summer 2008 features George Rodrigue’s portrait of Huey Long on the cover and Michael Lewis’s text from THE ART OF GEORGE RODRIGUE.
Why Is Blue Dog Blue? A Delightful Book to Share With Grandchildren, About.com Rating *****, By Susan Adcox, About.com. online
Louisiana Oil and Gas Association magazine, cover, Summer 2008.
Louisiana artist to display work in Patterson museum, Mike Vinnin, Published: Friday, August 1, 2008 at 3:00 p.m., “Daily Comet” Thibodaux, Louisiana. online
George Rodrigue WINS Best Local Artist in Gambit’s Reader’s Poll 2008, August 26, 2008.
Bay State to the Big Easy, teacher makes connections, By Sharon Santillo, Wicked Local Maynard, Thu Oct 02, 2008, 06:01 AM EDT. online
George Rodrigue Speaks about Blue Dog Speaks, Houston Press, Wed Oct 08, 2008 at 09:03:31 AM. online
BLUE ON BLUE: Rodrigue publishes book of Blue Dog paintings
Local artist captures the moment in new book, by Judy Bastien, theadvertiser.com, October 21, 2008.
The Dog: 5000 Years of the Dog in Art, By Tamsin Pickeral, 2008, Merrell Publishers, London
Broad Strokes by Doug MacCash, Times Picayune, Friday, December 05, 2008. online
The Blue Dog Gets His Voice
George Rodrigue’s iconic pup lets loose in a new book, Carmel Magazine, Holiday 2008.
Rodrigue Appointed Artist Laureate; Two Exhibits Planned for ‘09, by William Kalec, Acadiana Profile Magazine, Vol 28 No. 2 November/December 2008, p. 6.
Inspired by the Bayou State’s bounty, Jolie’s Louisiana Bistro opens its doors. By Mary Tutwiler , Wednesday, December 17, 2008. online
The Art Department, by Noah Bonaparte Pais, bestofneworleans.com, December 29, 2008. online