David Bates, The Flood, 2006?07, oil on canvas, 86 x 64 inches, Collection of Lillian W. and Katherine E. Albritton, Dallas, Texas; photo: David Wharton
This August marks the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. In a recent edition of The Walt Bodine Show, we talked with a Texas-based artist about his new exhibition at the Kemper Museum of Art addressing Katrina and its impact on the people and the places along the Gulf Coast.
David Bates, painter
Barbara O'Brien, curator, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art.