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Artist Conrad Albrizio Profile (2017)

Art Rocks!



Genre: Art

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2017-04-14

Duration: 00:06:58

Subjects: Albrizio, Conrad A. (Conrad Alfred), 1894-1973 | Arts | ARTISTS | United States. Works Progress Administration | Mural painting and decoration | Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.)


  • Fox-Smith, James Host
  • Kendrick, Dorothy Producer
  • Spieth, Darius Interviewee


This segment from the April 14, 2017, episode of the series “Art Rocks!” features producer Dorothy Kendrick’s profile of Conrad Albrizio, a Louisiana artist best known for his creation of murals and frescoes for the Works Progress Administration (WPA) during the 1930s. Kendrick interviews Dr. Darius Spieth, an art historian at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge. He discusses Albrizio’s life and career, including his murals at LSU’s Allen Hall, Union Station in New Orleans, and the Louisiana State Capitol, as well as his mosaics. Host: James Fox-Smith