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Exposition in Black Exhibit (1984)




Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1984-01-22

Duration: 00:07:36

Subjects: Arts | African American artists


  • Stewart, Genevieve Host
  • Thomas, Richard Interviewee
  • Batiste, Elton Interviewee
  • Jordan, Jack Interviewee


This segment from the January 22, 1984, episode of the series “Folks” features Genevieve Stewart’s visit to the “Exposition in Black” exhibit at the Contemporary Arts Center in New Orleans, the first showing at a major gallery to focus solely on the work of Louisiana’s black artists. She interviews: Richard Thomas, the guest curator; Elton Batiste, artist; and Dr. Jack Jordan, sculptor.