Susan Larson continues her look at 300 great New Orleans books, this week with author John Kemp as they look at books on art.
Books by John Kemp:
- A Unique Slant of Light: The Bicentennial History of Art in Louisiana, 2012
- Expressions of Place: The Contemporary Louisiana Landscape, 2016
- Auseklis Ozols: The Romantic Realism of an Artist and Teacher, 2018
Other art books:
- Downriver: Currents of Style in Louisiana Painting, 1800-1950 by Estill Curtis Pennington, 1991 by Pelican, in connection with the show at NOMA.
- Art in the American South: Works from the Ogden Collection, by Randolph Delahanty, 1996
- A Unique Slant of Light: The Bicentennial History of Art in Louisiana, 2012, Published by the LEH and Unv. Press of Miss.
- Degas in New Orleans: Encounters in the Creole World of George Washington Cable and Kate Chopin, by Christopher Benfey
- Tools of her Ministry: The Art of Sister Gertrude Morgan, by William Fagaly
- Printmaking in New Orleans, by the late Jessie Poesch, Newcomb art professor, 2006. A visually stunning book, spanning cultural strata from highbrow to pop, Printmaking in New Orleans offers the first in-depth examination of the printmaker’s art in Louisiana, from colonial times to the present day. Published by HNOC and Unv Press of Miss
- Haunter of Ruins: The Photography of Clarence John Laughlin, by Patricia Brady, Jon Kulka and edited by John Lawrence and Patricia Brady, 1997
- The Art of George Rodrigue by Ginger Danto
- Lynn Emery by Philip Palmedo
- The Art of Walter Anderson by Patricia Pinson, 2003
- Martha Wright Ambrose (1914-2000): The Rediscovery of a Southern Regional Artist. By Roulhac Toldano and Scott Veazey, 2016
- Eric Bookhardt, editor of Inventing Reality: New Orleans Visionary Photography, 2013. LUNA Press, an anthology highlighting the work of twenty-seven contemporary New Orleans photographers. (Jules Lion)
- Miranda Lash, editor of the catalog, The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden.