Tag Archives: Kendall Shaw

O-riginal Art Activities: Silhouette Cutout Inspired by Kendall Shaw

Español abajo Create a silhouette cutout of an image of your choice! Kendall Shaw, Stichweh Tackled, 1963-64, Liquitex on canvas (acrylic) Kendall Shaw was born in New Orleans in 1924, and worked as an artist both there and in New York City. Shaw served in the Navy during WWII, and his experiences during his service…

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Looking at Kendall Shaw’s “Sunship, for John Coltrane” Celebrating Veterans Day

  In honor of Veterans Day, we are highlighting the work of World War II veteran, Kendall Shaw! Shaw was born in New Orleans in 1924. He served in the U. S. Navy as a radioman on an SPB Dauntless dive-bomber searching for German submarines off the mid-Atlantic coast during the second world war. The…

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Shaw’s Sunship A New Focal Point in the Museum's Atrium

Kendall Shaw’s Sunship, for John Coltrane, a piece in the Ogden Museum of Southern Art’s Permanent Collection, was installed in the Museum’s atrium by our Curatorial Team this morning. Shaw is a New Orleans artist who gained national and international recognition with the Pattern and Decoration Movement. Combining his interests in mathematical patterns and systems, this…

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