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Sculptor Frank Hayden’s Legacy (2020)

Art Rocks!



Genre: Art

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2020-10-23

Duration: 00:17:54

Subjects: Arts | Sculptors | Hayden, Frank, 1934-1988 | Louisiana Art & Science Museum | Museum exhibits


  • Fox-Smith, James Host
  • Kendrick, Dorothy Producer
  • Hayden, Frank Speaker
  • Adams, Lexi Interviewee
  • Lavergne, Al Speaker


This segment from the October 23, 2020, episode of the series “Art Rocks!” features Dorothy Kendrick’s report on the legacy of the late Frank Hayden (1936-1988), a sculptor and professor at Southern University in Baton Rouge. She visits an exhibit of Hayden’s work at the Louisiana Art and Science Museum in Baton Rouge and interviews curator Lexi Adams, who discusses the life, career, and work of Hayden. Her report also includes archival interviews with Hayden and sculptor Al Lavergne. Host: James Fox-Smith