Author: Brooke

I am the author of Reptiles on Caffeine and the host of the podcast Let's Talk Art With Brooke.

Katerina Marcelja, Shoot the Breeze

Episode 147: Today I talk to Brooklyn based artist Katerina Marcelja, about her Shoot the Breeze exhibit at Happy Lucky No.1 Gallery. Every culture has it’s idioms and sayings, “kill two birds with one stone,” “an eye for an eye.” She examines the history behind what we say and questions why we say it. It goes until March 1, 2020.

Cloud, Katerina Marcelja
One Fava, Katerina Marcelja
Skipper, Katerina Marcelja
Slip of the Tongue, Katerina Marcelja
Water under the Bridge, Katerina Marcelja

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Prints from Europe

Episode 145: Today I talk to Wim Roefs of the ifArt Gallery in Colombia, SC about the Prints from Europe exhibition. This exhibition contains limited edition prints from the last six decades. Join us as we talk about this fabulous exhibition & we also learn what makes a print valuable.

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Bill Heeter of the Bart at TAM exhibition, Part 2

Episode 143: Today I talk to the collector who inspired the Bart at TAM exhibition, episode 141. He generously loaned his vast collection of vintage Simpsons art to the museum. I was lucky enough to talk to him about the inspiration behind it, what he does with it, & where he’s going with it. [Hopefully to Charlotte].

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RESIST! INSIST! PERSIST!

Episode 142: Today I talk to Andrea Rosen of the Fleming Museum in Burlington, Vermont. We talk about the art of activism in the RESIST! INSIST! PERSIST! exhibition which goes until December 13, 2019.

Tony Gleaton (African-American, 1948-2015)
Un hijo de Yemayá (A Child of Yemaya), Hopkins, Belize,
from the series
Africa’s Legacy in Central America, 1990
Gelatin Silver Print
Courtesy of Light Work
John Edmonds (African-American, born 1989)
Jordan Raising His Hand (Encounter), 2015
Inkjet Print
Courtesy of Light Work
Resist_2.jpg
Sabra Field (American, born 1935)
Plainclothesman and Residents: Watts, from the
Decade Portfolio, late 1960s
Linocut print on Goyu paper
Gift of the Pentangle Council on the Arts 1991.80.63I
Francisco De Goya (Spanish, 1746-1828), What a Golden Beak! (Que Pico De Oro!), No. 53 from Caprices (Los Caprichos), 1797-1799. Etching and burnished aquatint on laid paper. Gift of Henry Schnakenberg  1945.2.42

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Bart at TAM: Animating America’s Favorite Family, Pt 1

Episode 141: Today I talk to Margaret Bullock from the Tacoma Art Museum where she is the Interim Chief Curator, Curator of Collections and Special Exhibitions. We talk about the Bart at TAM exhibition, which features Bill Heeter’s vintage Simpson’s collection. It goes until December 31, 2019. Stay tuned for Part 2, where I talk to the collector, Bill Heeter

Bart at TAM: Animating America’s Favorite Family
Images by Tacoma Art Museum/ Photographer Amber Trillo
Bart at TAM: Animating America’s Favorite Family
Images by Tacoma Art Museum/ Photographer Amber Trillo

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Michelle Gaugy

Episode 140: Today I talk to Michelle Gaugy, Art Consultant & the former owner of the Gaugy Gallery in Santa Fe, New Mexico. I found her on Quora.com, where she answered some questions I was interested in, regarding art markets. I looked her up on Facebook & connected with her there.

The Gaugy Gallery
Artist, Jean-Claude Gaugy 

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Ruth Ann Thorn, of Exclusive Collections Gallery

Episode 139: Today I talk to Ruth Ann Thorn of The Exclusive Collections Gallery in Solana Beach, California. I found out about Ruth Ann on the Art Dealer Show podcast. I knew I had to have her on my show. She’s fabulous!

[Featured image Henry Asencio “In Bloom” Open Edition Print]
Michael Flohr “Maker’s Best” Limited Edition Print

Gloria Lee “Spring” Limited Edition Print

All images c. EC Gallery

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Julia Debski

Episode 138: Today I chat with Julia Debski. She’s the gallery assistant at the Tanya Bonakdar gallery in New York City. We talk about Charlotte, Starbucks, New York, and the Sarah Sze exhibition which goes until October 19, 2019.

“In the age of the image, a painting is a sculpture.”
Sarah Sze (2019)
Sarah Sze
Sarah Sze

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Brian Rutenberg

Episode 137: Today I talk with artist Brian Rutenberg about his art & his books. I had Brian on the show probably a year ago. He’s represented by a local gallery here, the Jerald Melberg gallery. He’s really interesting & his paintings have such unique perspectives, both literally & visually.

Bluet
Oil on linen
2013–14
60 x 82 in
Wax Myrtle
Oil on linen
2015
55 x 68 in

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