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Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Artist Interview: Damien Hoar de Galvan

Words of the day: making. something. real.

Picking up a riff - and/or, spell-check will save me - and/or, text me baby. Communication and feedback. Sometimes through my headphones. Other times via the click of the mouse. Color, material etc. can make you laugh sometimes. The work and thoughts of Boston based artist, Damien Hoar de Galvan. Listen below! (some strong language).

untitled (bookcase)
wood, books, casters
44" x 17 1/4" x 13 1/2"

oil, acrylic on canvas
6" x 8"

i don't know
scrap wood
24" x 9"

painting for tim kinsella
oil on canvas
10" x 8"

scrap wood, paint

The artist's website: Damien Hoar de Galvan

Audio interview with the artist:

Artists mentioned in the conversation:

Chris Martin
Sergej Jensen
David Shrigley
Tucker Nichols

Gallery: Carroll and Sons

...and last but not least:
Joan of Arc (the band)

(Original intro song by David T Miller and Phillip J. Mellen)

Sunday, September 25, 2011

Artist Interview: Brad Fesmire

Well crafted, efficient and immediate delivery of both visual and verbal expression. Join me with artist, Brad Fesmire, as he talks about art awareness and the importance of seeing work in person, as it relates to process and experience. Please listen below for more.

Hot Soft Light - 73" x 120.5"

Last of the Lions - 71" x 114"

Untitled (Pink Popper) - 75" x 67.5"

Artist Website: Brad Fesmire

Audio interview with the artist:

Artists etc. mentioned in the interview:

Richard Serra
Frank Stella
Kim Dorland
Ellsworth Kelly
Willem de Kooning
Bill Jensen
Fabian Marcaccio
The James Kalm Report
The Brooklyn Rail

 Walter Benjamin - Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction

(podcast intro/outro music: Ani DiFranco and Utah Phillips)

Thursday, September 22, 2011

Artist Interview: Sam Duket.

Forms, Finishes and Fittings. Listen in on the conversation with Providence, RI based "maker of things" Sam Duket. Interesting takes on the label of "Artist" and how Art "is what it is". Listen below for more! (Some strong language)

"Big Blue (Sexy Shad)"; 72"W x 12"H x 8"D; Acrylic Lacquer on Fiberglass and Wood

"Buoy"; 12"W x 36"H x 7"D; Enamel on Fiberglass and Wood

"Darth Vader"; 20"W x 40"H x 4"D; Epoxy on Wood and Foam

Artist Website: Sam Duket

Interview with the Artist:

Artists mentioned in the talk:
Brad Fesmire
Martin Puryear

(podcast intro/outro music by Ani DiFranco and Utah Phillips)