Jul 19, 2023 LOUISIANA STATE ARCHIVES: George Rodrigue’s 2010 painting, “I Live in Two Worlds” (24×18, acrylic on canvas), is part of the exhibition, Written in the Stars: Celebrating 100 Louisiana Luminaries, currently on view at the Louisiana State Archives in Baton Rouge through December 8, 2023. Life & Legacy’s Curator of Exhibitions, Dana Holland-Beickert,Continue reading “Rodrigue’s “I Live in Two Worlds” at the Louisiana State Archives”
Jul 7, 2023 WEST BATON ROUGE MUSEUM: An unlikely lesson late in life remains a ghost-like mystery within George Rodrigue’s loose and sketch-like acrylic landscapes of 2009. Filmed within the exhibition, “George Rodrigue: The River is the Road,” at the West Baton Rouge Museum, with Wendy Rodrigue by Douglas Magnus. Organized by the Life &Continue reading “Rodrigue’s Art of Compromise (or not)”
Jun 29, 2023 LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY: The surprising story behind George Rodrigue’s 1986 historic portrait of President Ronald Reagan, filmed with Wendy Rodrigue at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge. Lots of intrigue with this one surrounding the painting’s design, multiple unveilings with Rodrigue and President Reagan, and a Moscow Summit exhibition that resulted inContinue reading “President Ronald Reagan by George Rodrigue”
May 27, 2023 NEW ORLEANS: Join Wendy Rodrigue for the story behind George Rodrigue’s famous hand-painted Harley Davidson motorcycle. Filmed by Douglas Magnus at the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel.
Apr 28, 2023 NEW ORLEANS: The surprising story behind George Rodrigue’s breathtaking 2012 artwork, hand-painted over four months on a 1913 Steinway & Sons piano, with restoration by Hall Piano Company. Filmed by @douglasmagnus at the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel, 2023.