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Arches of Misery

 
Higher Level Record: 2008.0109
ID Number: 2008.0109.1
Title: Arches of Misery
Title Type: artist's
Item Status: Permanent Collection     Legal Status: Permanent Collection
Object Name: acrylic paintings (visual works)
Collection Type: Paintings
Artist/Maker: Golden, Rolland, 1931-2019 (painter) -- More information
Date: 2007
Process/Technique: Acrylic on canvas
Materials: acrylic paint
canvas
Dimensions: 39 x 47 inches
Object Description Painting set in post-Katrina New Orleans showing a policeman wading through hip-deep water in front of the arches of the Circle Grocery on North Claiborne Avenue, with his hand resting on a partially submerged chair. The water is strewn with debris. Written on the walkway under water in red letters are the words "Please Help." Above the arches is a large shadowy figure on its knees.
Label Text: Rolland Golden's Katrina Series: A Selection 2015-07-29
Arches of Misery
2007; acrylic on canvas
The Historic New Orleans Collection, acquisition made possible by the Diana Helis Henry Art Fund of The Helis Foundation, 2008.0109.1; joint ownership with the New Orleans Museum of Art, the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Fund, 2007.113.13

Rolland Golden's Katrina Series 2008-08-29
Arches of Misery
2007; acrylic on canvas
2008.0109.1 (THNOC)
2007.113.13 (NOMA)
The Historic New Orleans Collection, acquisition made possible by the Diana Helis Henry Fund of the Helis Foundation; joint ownership with the New Orleans Museum of Art, the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Fund
Extent: 1 item
Acq. Credit Line: The Historic New Orleans Collection, acquisition made possible by the Diana Helis Henry Art Fund of The Helis Foundation; joint ownership with the New Orleans Museum of Art, the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Fund
Inscription(s): Artist and date painted in black paint positioned bottom right
"golden '07"
Collection Theme(s): Katrina
Painting and Drawing
Subjects: Hurricane Katrina, 2005 -- Pictorial works.
Condition: Good
Other Number: Tracking Number T080401.3967.1
Other Institution's ID Number 2007.113.13
Lower Level Records: 2008.0109.1.1; Preliminary study for Arches of Misery
2008.0109.1.2; Preliminary study for Arches of Misery
2008.0109.1.3; Preliminary study for Arches of Misery
2008.0109.1.4; Preliminary study for Arches of Misery
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