December 16, 2017

Monthly Archives: July 2015

Seeing big Shadow Monsters at a big museum

Shadow Monsters at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston.

The always glamorous Stacey Abbott accepted my invitation for an excursion to the Museum of Fine Arts Houston the other day which we would follow by a bite of lunch. Of course Hapsburg Splendor: Masterpieces from Vienna’s Imperial Collections is the main event this summer. But I also knew that there was an exhibit called Shadow Monsters of which, admittedly, I knew little about. Shadow Monsters is an interactive art installation by artist Philip Worthington. When the museum visitor steps in front of the artist’s camera a digital version of a traditional shadow-puppet theater show is projected onto the walls, …continue reading

The Heywood Building – painting a Louisiana landmark

"Sunday Morning Main" by Troy Broussard, depicting Jennings, LA, & the Heywood Building; collection of Wendell Miller.

  While handling some business recently in Jennings, Louisiana, primarily related to Mother’s funerary aftermath, I took time to visit a few friends as well as to view a few of my paintings. And one of the larger paintings done over the course of my art career can be found on Main Street in the lobby of the office of attorney Wendell Miller. Sunday Morning Main is a monumental cityscape done as an integral part of my Troy Broussard Paints the Town series, a collection of local Jefferson Davis Parish landmarks and landscapes, which debuted in a feature exhibit at the …continue reading