Bid on John Isiah Walton’s “Queen” at O What a Night! Gala 2021 Taking place January 15, 2022

Ogden Museum’s annual O What a Night! Gala will take place Saturday, January 15! One of the works up for bid in this year’s live auction is John Isiah Walton’s Queen.

Queen is a part of John Isiah’s series Black Paintings and is the sibling piece to Negro King Rex. Referencing the royal-like status of New Orleans Mardi Gras “Super Krewes”, Queen highlights the inequalities of Mardi Gras culture in New Orleans. Purchase tickets to the O What a Night! Gala on Saturday, January 15 and place your bid on this incredible and powerful work of art. Learn more about O What a Night! Gala and all the artists featured in the live auction and silent auction, sponsored by Neal Auction Company, by visiting Your participation helps support Ogden Museum’s educational mission to share the art and culture of the American South!⁣

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Video by Drake LeBlanc, Above the Beyond