interview

Barbara Rose Talks with Don Kimes

Republished with permission from Artscope, December 11, 2020 This is the last interview Barbara Rose conducted. I met Don Kimes in the Nineties and have watched his work develop and change over time in response to both personal and artistic challenges. We have had an ongoing dialogue ever since. Recently I saw the work he is including in his exhibition …

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She BAM! Interview with Laetitia Gorsy

by Viktor Witkowski in Berlin In 2018, Laetitia Gorsy opened up her gallery She BAM! in the Spinnerei, located in the East German city of Leipzig. Over three decades, the Spinnerei – a former late 19th-century cotton factory – has become a hub for artists, galleries, residencies, other cultural institutions and ventures attracting tens of thousands of visitors from across …

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Interview with the artist Donna Nadeau

(with European Editor Daniel Nanavati, conducted over Skype)   You obviously always wanted to be an artist? DN: Yes. When I was in high school, I graduated in the 70s, back then I was told that there wasn’t very much money and we had one boy and three girls. So if someone was going to go to college it was …

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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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Derek Guthrie in conversation with Jo Clarke

Derek Guthrie: When did you open Goldfish? Joseph Clarke: I started in 2003. DG: What inspired you to open a commercial gallery in Cornwall? Because you must have known it was going to be very difficult. JC: I didn’t really consider whether it be difficult or not it was just a case of looking to provide a platform for work …

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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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The Last Rose of a St.Ives Summer

DG: So when did you first come to Cornwall? RH: I came – um – in 1960 first on a visit. DG: Yes: RH With Roger. I did come without Roger in ‘59 with – er – with a friend, a painter friend called Stella Sargant but we didn’t stay for long but my first real visit was in ‘60. …

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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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Two Pioneering Institutions of Modern Art at 100 – The Renaissance Society

The Arts Club of Chicago and the Renaissance Society celebrated their Centennial Anniversary this year and last, respectively. Each was formed in the wake of the infamous Armory Show of 1913 to show support for Art to counter the withering criticism of that show and many of its displayed works. That did not mean these institutions, both currently champions of cutting-edge contemporary …

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