RIP: Blue Dog Artist George Rodrigue Dies at 69

If you are at all attuned to art that features dogs, you’re no doubt familiar with the Blue Dog, the wildly popular creation of artist George Rodrigue, which captured popular attention years ago and became a fixture in his art. Rodrigue was a noted Louisiana Cajun folk artist before he painted the first Blue Dog in 1984, but the pup put him in another category — pop artist. The Blue Dog even appeared in an Absolut Vodka campaign, as well as all over Louisiana, the artist’s cherished home.

 

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