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Blue Dog Speaks
When Cajun artist George Rodrigue began his series of Blue Dog paintings in 1984, he had no idea that they would consume the greater part of his life for over two decades, and that the mysterious Blue Dog—inspired by his studio dog–turned-model, Tiffany, and the Cajun loup-garou folk legend—would become a wildly popular international icon as well. Blue Dog Speaks is the fi ...more
Hardcover, 511 pages
Published October 7th 2008 by Sterling
(first published 2008)
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I love Blue Dog and since I can't afford to purchase an original, books like this are the next best thing! This book is sitting on my coffee table and I open it to a different Blue Dog a couple times per week, absorbing the ol' Blue Dog wisdom. :) Keep 'em coming, Mr. Rodrique!
Blue Dog Speaks by George Rodrigue is a fun romp through more than 160 Blue Dog paintings never before published in a book. Based on his mother’s loup-garou tales of werewolves, his Blue Dog paintings have evolved from a simple reflection on ghost stories to a vehicle for his voice to speak on the contemporary world around him. Many of the paintings’ themes celebrate his roots in Cajun Louisiana. I’ve always been a fan of the Blue Dog paintings, but I didn’t always grasp their meaning. What make ...more
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