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The Art of George Rodrigue

The Art of George Rodrigue( )
Author: Danto, Ginger
Lewis, Michael
Other Primary Creator: Lewis, Michael
Publication Date:Apr 2012
Publisher:Abrams, Inc.
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $45.00
Book Description:

Born and raised in the heart of French Louisiana, artist George Rodrigue (b.1944) is best known for his Blue Dog paintings, which catapulted him to worldwide fame in the mid-1980s. Rodrigue, who began painting in the third grade while bedridden with polio, had already won local acclaim for his rich portrayals of the landscape and people he grew up with when Blue Dog transformed the image of the original Cajun werewolf dog the loup-garou into an international pop icon. This...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Art / American / General
Art / History / Contemporary (1945-)
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):9 x 12 x 0.875 Inches
Book Weight:3.26 Pounds
Author Biography
Danto, Ginger (Author)
Michael Lewis was born in New Orleans, Louisiana on October 15, 1960. He received a BA in art history from Princeton University in 1982 and a Masters in economics from the London School of Economics in 1985. He is a non-fiction author/journalist of mostly financial themes. His books include Liar's Poker, Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game, The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game, The Money Culture, Boomerang, Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt, The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine and The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our Minds.


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