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Fritz Bultman: American Abstractionist
Saturday, October 19, 2013 - Sunday, January 05, 2014
Fritz Bultman (1919-1985), an artist from Louisiana, took part in a seminal moment in American art. In the 1940s and ’50s, Abstract Expressionism emerged, placing New York at the center of the global art world and catapulting the artistic careers of Willem de Kooning, Jackson Pollock, and many others. Bultman worked alongside these famous peers, including Robert Motherwell who cited Bultman as among the most talented of their generation. The Louisiana Art & Science Museum's fall exhibition focuses upon Fritz Bultman’s life and his artistic influences, who included Hans Hofmann and Henri Matisse, during this exciting period in American history. It also takes a fresh look at his abstract paintings and vibrant collages, many of which have rarely been shown. Preview the exhibit while attending LASM's annual gala, "A Bold Expression," on October 18. Opens to the general public October 19. Tuesday—Sunday at 100 South River Road. (225) 344-5272 or lasm.org.
|Art & Shadows|
Each Monday and Saturday for the months of September and October, Shadows-on-the-Teche's 2014 resident artists Lynda Frese and David Greely will be working onsite, ready to teach a...
|Blackwater Pumpkin Patch|
The pumpkins are coming! Once again, Blackwater United Methodist Church is hosting its giant Pumpkin Patch, with thousands of pumpkins for sale to raise money for local and global ...
|Fiction Writers' Workshop|
For an opportunity to exercise your fictitious tendencies, come to the Greenwell Springs Road branch of the East Baton Rouge Parish Library to join a creative group of local author...
|Dabble in Scrabble|
If you’re a word game enthusiast, consider joining like-minded letter-jugglers at the Jones Creek Regional Branch at 6:30 pm on October Tuesdays to play Scrabble and find out who...