The Last Portraits

Oct 4, 2023: The story behind George Rodrigue’s powerful last self-portrait, titled RODRIGUE, and the companion portrait of his wife, Wendy.

2013, printed on Dibond aluminum.

George Rodrigue: Painting for Myself continues through January 2, 2024 at the Museum of New Art in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. This exceptional collection of 50 Rodrigue artworks, including paintings, sculptures, drawings, and prints then travels to the Bayou Teche Museum in George Rodrigue’s hometown of New Iberia, Louisiana, opening January 20, 2024, including a gala celebration on his 80th birthday, March 13th.