ROLLAND GOLDEN FRENCH QUARTER

ROLLAND GOLDEN FRENCH QUARTER

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In the early twentieth century, the French Quarter had become home to a vibrant community of working artists attracted to the atmosphere, architecture, and colorful individuals who populated the scene (and who also became some of its first preservationists).

Louisiana native Rolland Golden was one of these artists to live, work, and raise a family in this most storied corner of New Orleans. With 94 black-and-white and 54 color photographs and illustrations, his memoir of that life focuses on the period of 1955 to 1976. Golden, a painter, discusses the particular challenges of making a living from art, and his story becomes a family affair involving his daughters and his beloved wife, Stella.

  • Item Weight : 1.6 pounds
  • Hardcover : 368 pages
  • ISBN-13 : 978-1628461282
  • Product Dimensions : 6.45 x 1.2 x 9.32 inches
  • Publisher : University Press of Mississippi; First Edition (August 8, 2014)