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Friday, February 21, 2014

Artist Interview: Stephen Wright

Words of the day: grid. imagination. fundamental. intentional, and pair. 

Stephen Wright, based in Kentucky, is a painter deeply moved by color, not just any color, but greys. Wright talks at length about his relationship with the perceived meaning of his work by others and would prefer... 
As one who works on a number of series at once, Wright is interested in how each approach has it's independence as well as.... 

Listen below for more. (some strong language).

Stephen Wright in his studio

 "Paintings for Corporations"

Selections below are all:
11"x8.5" gouache, acrylic, Chinese ink, & gesso on paper


Pictured below is:
image made by making direct scans of various painting tools.

The artist's tumblr blog: Ghost Fire 

'Archive' screen capture (a grid of sorts) of "ghost fire" tumblr blog.

Audio interview with the artist:

Individual works arranged (a grid of sorts) in Wright's studio.

Mentioned in the conversation:

A work as part of "Paintings for Corporations" (left) "Cloud at Night" (right)

Installation view of:

PAIR curated by Ian White Williams
Proto Gallery. Hoboken NJ.

Coverage of the show, along with images of works in the show, can be found at Gallery Travels, a blog by Anne Russinof: here 

(Original intro song by David T Miller and Phillip J. Mellen. Outro music by Ani DiFranco and Utah Phillips)

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