top of page “Biography of sculptor Alférez recounts a long career, sometimes touched by controversy”

Enrique Alferez book

The sculptures of Enrique Alférez dominate the landscape of New Orleans like those of no other artist, from broad, bustling Poydras Street downtown, north to the Lakefront airport, throughout City Park and beyond. His architectural reliefs adorned the corridors of Charity Hospital as well as the entryway walls of the former Times-Picayune building.

Now, the artist’s prodigious works around the United States and the world are chronicled in a comprehensive history, “Enrique Alférez: Sculptor.” The book details not just what he accomplished in his lifetime, but how he went about it and the driving force behind many of his major works.


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