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Sarah Sze exhibition: Chat with Julia Debski of the Tanya Bonakdar Gallery

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.

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

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Kirby Kendrick, New Mexico painter

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Episode 136: Today I talk to Kirby Kendrick, all the way in New Mexico. Kirby is a wealth of information, as well as a top-notch artist. I found her while researching information on Kandinsky and Gabriele Munter. When I saw her beautiful paintings, I knew I had to get her on the show.

Featured image: La boheme, Collage, acrylic, oil, charcoal and ink on Canvas 60 x 72″

Homage to Manet. Le Déjeuner sur l’Herbe
Mixed Media on Canvas
36 x 52″
Sistine Pop!
Tempera, stencil, ink, watercolor, and acrylic on paper
26 x 40″
De Kooning’s Angel
Tempera on Paper
40 x 26″

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Liam O’Gallagher: Chat with Kevin Wallace, of the Beatrice Wood Center

Episode 134 : Kevin Wallace, from the Beatrice Wood Center for the Arts returns to the show. He introduces me to the art of Liam O’Gallagher, who was a contemporary of Beato’s & a REALLY interesting guy. Kevin wrote a book on Liam which is linked below.

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Featured Image: Bird, 1995 Acrylic on canvas 12″ x 12″

Self-Trait
1997
Acrylic on canvas 
11″ x 14″
Untitled
n.d.
Acrylic on canvas 
12″ x 12″
Creation
2005
Acrylic on canvas 
18″ x 18″

All images c. Liam O’ Gallagher.

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Gina Strumpf, Charlotte painter

Episode 131: Today I talk to Charlotte artist, Gina Strumpf about plein air painting, live wedding paintings, career changes, making your craft unique, and never being too late to realize your dreams.

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Darren Bowen, Charlotte photographer

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Episode 133: Today I talk to an old friend, Darren Bowen, of Darren Bowen Photography. I met Darren when I worked at a Starbucks, downtown. He has since become quite the photographer. It’s a good time catching up, finding out what he’s been up to since I saw him over 10 years ago! [It’s a lot!]

Coffee Stop
Candy Town

All images c. Darren Bowen Photography. Used with permission

Check out the design Darren did with full text version of our chat on his website. It’s really great!

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Caroline Krabbe, Danish painter in Spain

Episode 132: Today I talk to Caroline Krabbe, all the way in Spain!! [She’s actually Danish]. She is fabulous! I found her on Instagram & knew I had to chat with her. We have a very inspiring conversation about growing up in an artist family, running a gallery, and producing the best art possible.

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i Frigiliana, Galería Krabbe
Primavera, Caroline Krabbe, Galeria Krabbe
Sydpå II. 80x80cm. Acylic on canvas Caroline Krabbe – 

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John Slaney, Charlotte Expressionist painter

Episode 128: Today I talk to Charlotte expressionist [he shies away from the title “artist”], John Slaney, whose exhibition, Real Mixed is up at Coffey and Thompson Fine Art Gallery. His eye-catching collages are packed with thought and meaning.

[Featured Image: A man admires his neighbor’s landscaping]

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Nerd


Fear



PROBLEMS / modern free-standing sculptural collage


Just a Tiny Abuse of Power / original mixed media collage art

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Raymond Kaskey, Charlotte sculptor

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Episode 123: Today I talk to Raymond Kaskey, who has done many large-scale sculptures, including the Windy City Man, Chicago, Sculptures on the Square, Charlotte, N.C, Queen Charlotte, Charlotte, N.C., & Hand of Noah, Silver Spring, Md., among others.

Portlandia,
bronze
Hand of NOAA,
bronze

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William A. Noguera, artist from San Quentin

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Episode 122: Today I talk to Sonya Pfeiffer, owner of the Elder Gallery of Contemporary Art, [also a criminal defense attorney] here in Charlotte, NC. We talk about the William A. Noguera exhibition, On the Mezzanine. This chat is really special because William actually calls in from San Quentin prison, where he lives and makes his work. The exhibition goes until June 15, 2019.

William A. Noguera
Untitled – Max Opus, July 11, 2018
Gesso with Ground Concrete from San Quentin Yard and Acrylic on Paper.
44 x 28 in

William A. Noguera
Untitled – Opus 318913914112x, September 26, 2018
Gesso with Ground Concrete from San Quentin Yard, San Quentin Prison Newsprint, Wax, Ink, and Acrylic on Paper.
44 x 28 in

JazzMan: A Tribute To John Coltrane
neo-cubist hyper-realism in ink stippling, pointillism
ink on illustration board, original, framed
30″ H x 20″ W, 2006

© The William A. Noguera Trust | ARS, NY.

All images c. Elder Gallery of Contemporary Art

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Ken Price at the Georgia O’ Keefe Museum: Chat with Ariel Plontek of the Georgia O’Keefe Muesum

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Episode 121: Today I talk to Ariel Plotek, Curator of Fine Arts at the Georgia O’Keefe Museum about his Ken Price exhibition opening June 7. I found it so interesting how his work corresponds so well to Georgia O’Keefe’s.

Featured photo: Ken Price in his Taos Studio, 2004, Estate of Ken Price, Courtesy of Matthew Marks Gallery


Ken Price: Pagan, 1995,96
Estate of Ken Price, Courtesy of Matthew Marks Gallery

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