Chestee Harrington

Once Upon a Bayou: A 60-year Retrospective

LSU Rural Life Museum, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 2013

 
This landmark exhibit included more than 70 pieces of art. Works were grouped to represent six themes: Music; Doing the Work; Land of Dreams; Mothering; Rituals and Religion; and Folk Housing. The Gathering, a large oil painting, was the centerpiece of the exhibit.
 
Once Upon a Bayou also featured some of the earliest examples of Chestee’s work in her signature medium, polychromatic bas-relief, which were created in the late 1960s.

 

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