Local artist's ‘Abandon Ship’ work depicts Baton Rouge as Titanic, St. George as lifeboat _lowres

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Local artist Kenneth Champagne has turned the tensions between Baton Rouge and the proposed city of St. George into artwork.

In this drawing titled “Abandon Ship!”, Champagne likens the city of Baton Rouge to the sinking Titanic. In the foreground, people in a “City of St. George” lifeboat row away.

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