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In Memoriam: Keith Sonnier (1941 – 2020)⁣ An Artist that Brought the Light of Louisiana to the World

On Saturday, July 18, the world lost a major voice in contemporary art, Keith Sonnier. Born in 1941, Sonnier grew up in the rice fields and Cajun culture of Mamou, Louisiana. After graduating from University of Southwestern Louisiana, Lafayette in 1963, he went on to earn an M.F.A. from Rutgers University in 1966. In New…

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