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La. Treasures: Conrad Albrizio Mural (2017)

Art Rocks!



Genre: Art

Place Covered: Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2017-03-24

Duration: 00:03:13

Subjects: Albrizio, Conrad A. (Conrad Alfred), 1894-1973 | Louisiana State Exhibit Museum (Shreveport, La.) | Arts | Mural painting and decoration | United States. Works Progress Administration


  • Fox-Smith, James Host
  • Kendrick, Dorothy Producer
  • Cole, Niki Interviewee


This “Louisiana Treasures” segment from the March 24, 2017, episode of the series “Art Rocks” focuses on the Conrad Albrizio mural in the Louisiana State Exhibit Museum building in Shreveport, Louisiana. It includes an interview with Niki Cole, the museum’s curator, who discusses Albrizio’s creation of the mural for the Works Progress Administration (WPA) in the late 1930s. Host: James Fox-Smith