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Bearing Witness, Not Weapons

Jill Gibbon Skypes with our European Editor DN: Thank you very much for talking to the New Art Examiner today. I wanted to know a little bit about your background. When did you first think you were going to be an artist? When did you first decide you wanted to be an artist? JG: Oh, that goes back a really …

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Circe Henestrosa, co-curator of London’s Victoria & Albert’s exhibition ‘Making Herself Up’ talks to our European editor, Daniel Nanavati on 13th June 2018

DN: I would like to talk about her influences. Now we can’t differentiate her from Mexico obviously, but do you see a lot of Freud coming through from her surrealist idea? Breton said she was a natural surrealist. CH: Yes, her surrealism … she kind of didn’t align with the idea because she didn’t feel she was surrealist because she …

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Tim Shaw talks to Derek Guthrie

DG: So, when did you come down to Cornwall? TS: I … I moved here September 1985 … DG: Yes TS: I was a first-year undergraduate at Falmouth School of Art DG: So you came down here to be an art student at Falmouth. TS: That’s right, yes DG: … and you hadn’t been at any other place? TS: I …

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Why I Left Chicago

PG: How old are you? Where are you from? When did you come here? Is Chicago one of many stops on your journey? I had lived in London. Cornwall, Paris, and India exploring the art world in my youth. I was looking to experience the quality and dynamic of American life. I watched from abroad the ascendancy of New York …

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Why I Left Chicago

Paul Germanos: How old are you? Where are you from? When did you come here? Is Chicago one of many stops on your journey? Mark Staff Brandl: I just turned 60! I am an artist of the venticento, was born, mid novecento, in 1955 in Peoria and went to high school in Pekin, Illinois. I visited Chicago a lot as …

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Young Dutch Fashion Designer Conquers the GRAM

Many times when looking for the latest innovation we seek scientists, engineers and technology. But what if I told you that there is a fashion designer who is combining art with technological innovation, collaborating with other artists, scientists, and architects, and is one of the premier design houses in the world? Iris van Herpen, the young, 33 year-old Dutch woman is proving there are no limitations to …

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