Friday, April 05, 2013

The Road: Wendy Rodrigue & George Rodrigue from Musings of an Artist's Wife

The Road: Wendy Rodrigue & George Rodrigue from Musings of an Artist's Wife
Route 66, An original silkscreen
© 2001 Rodrigue Studios

A Blue Dog Travels The Wild West

And they all get their kicks on Route 66!

Wendy Rodrigue has done another amazing job of applying a real context to the stories that surround her husband and world famous artist George Rodrigue in her latest Blogger entry 'The Road.'

In it, she chronicles their drive across country across Route 66 (depicted by George in the above original silkscreen from 2001) and even includes some original photography of her own.

From Wendy Rodrigue's Blogger Post:
“What I like about the West,” said artist George Rodrigue last week as we navigated Houston rush hour traffic, “is that when you’re there, you’re by yourself.”
I found it truly to be Art History that engages you and pulls you in as a reader.  Let me know if you agree or disagree in the comments after checking out the full read below.

...Continued From Wendy Rodrigue's Blogger Post:
I posted this comment on facebook, and nearly everyone mistook the meaning, assuming George referenced central California, our home for awhile, maybe as long as two years, as we take a break from big city life and obligations.
Read More on Wendy Rodrigue's Blog...