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Happy Birthday Ida Kohlmeyer! Today We Celebrate You!

Bradley Sumrall, Curator of the Collection at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art, wishes Ida Kohlmeyer a Happy Birthday! ⁣ ⁣ Born on November 3, 1912 in New Orleans to immigrants from Poland, Ida Kohlmeyer (1912–1997), is one of the most respected abstract painters of the American South. She studied English Literature at Tulane University,…

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A Conversation with the Curator of “The Whole Drum Will Sound,” Bradley Sumrall Sumrall Talks About Abstraction, the Collection, Theme and Process

Curator Bradley Sumrall answers questions about The Whole Drum Will Sound: Women in Southern Abstraction, on view now at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art. What inspired you to create The Whole Drum Will Sound? The Whole Drum Will Sound came out of a familiarity with the Ogden’s Permanent Collection. I’ve been working with the…

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