Doc Moses, Cajun Traiteur
1974 by George Rodrigue

Nov 13, 2023: Join Wendy Rodrigue for the fascinating story behind George Rodrigue’s classic 1974 painting, Doc Moses, Cajun Traiteur, filmed at the Zigler Museum in Jennings, Louisiana.   These video narratives, filmed by Douglas Magnus, spotlight George Rodrigue artworks as a free program of the Life & Legacy Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization established byContinue reading “Doc Moses, Cajun Traiteur
1974 by George Rodrigue”

Curating Rodrigue

A look at one precious piece of Curator Dana Holland-Beickert’s thoughtful installation within George Rodrigue: The River is the Road, on view through October 29, 2023 at the West Baton Rouge Museum. This exceptional exhibition of original artworks by George Rodrigue travels in 2024-5 to the Carnegie Visual Arts Center in Decatur, Alabama; the MasurContinue reading “Curating Rodrigue”

An epic American painting:
“Indians, Cajuns and Cowboys”
(1988) by George Rodrigue

George Rodrigue’s historical masterpiece, “Indians, Cajuns and Cowboys,” pays tribute to three specific yet distinct aspects of American culture. He anchors his composition with the oak tree, the limbs spreading like an eagle’s wings to include the various landscapes and peoples of the American West. Beneath the tree, the river stretches the width of theContinue reading “An epic American painting:
“Indians, Cajuns and Cowboys”
(1988) by George Rodrigue”

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,Continue reading “The Last Portraits”