Longview Museum Hosts Rodrigue Exhibition

“THE ART OF GEORGE RODRIGUE: A RETROSPECTIVE” OPENS APRIL 9TH IN LONGVIEW, TX

Image 19The Longview Museum presents “The Art of George Rodrigue: A Retrospective,” a collection of original paintings by George Rodrigue spanning more than 40 years; including early landscapes, Cajuns, Hurricanes and Blue Dog paintings. More than fifty original artworks on loan from private collectors, public collections, and the Rodrigue Archives, span Rodrigue’s entire oeuvre, including Landscapes, Cajuns, and Blue Dogs, as well as selections from Hurricanes, a series of abstract works.

For a detailed history of the artist and his work visit Wendy Rodrigue’s blog, featuring more than 200 essays on Rodrigue, his early years, and current projects. www.wendyrodrigue.com

 

EVENT SCHEDULE

June 18th: Family Day with Jacques Rodrigue,  10am – 2pm  FREE TO PUBLIC

The youngest son of artist George Rodrigue, Jacques is also the Executive Director of the George Rodrigue Foundation of the Arts, a non-profit organization benefitting the arts in education.

WHAT: “The Art of George Rodrigue: A Retrospective,” featuring more than fifty original artworks by George Rodrigue created between 1971 and 2013.

WHEN: April 9th – June 25th, 2016.

WHERE: Longview Museum of Fine Arts, 215 East Tyler Avenue, Longview, TX

WHY: To share the vast artwork of a multi generational artist.