Alexandre Hogue exhibit opens

“Alexandre Hogue: An American Visionary–Paintings and Works on Paper” is currently on exhibit at the Art Museum of South Texas through April 3, 2011.  Hogue, head of the art department at The University of Tulsa from 1945-63, is known for his Dust Bowl paintings and southwestern landscapes.

Alexandre Hogue and Hank Barrows

Four paintings from the Department of Special Collections are on loan for the exhibit. They were purchased in the late 1970s.

23 Skidoo (1964)
J. Frank Dobie: One of Coronado’s Children (1931)
Lava Capped Mesa, Big Bend (1976)
Zinnigo-Zee-Zee (1972)

The earliest of the four works, J. Frank Dobie: One of Coronado’s Children, was included in the 1984 exhibition “Nature’s Form, Nature’s Forces” at the Philbrook Museum of Art.

In addition to his paintings, the department is also home to Hogue’s personal papers and a large number of lithographs. For more information on the library’s Alexandre Hogue holdings, please contact the department.

About Alison M. Greenlee

Special Collections Librarian, McFarlin Library, The University of Tulsa.
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