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Monday, April 3, 2017

Artist Interview: Katie Wynne | Part Two

Words of the day: perimeter. definition. koan. bottomless. whir.

Welcome to part two of the interview with Katie Wynne. Katie is based in Philadelphia and is currently installing work for her two person show, with Haynes Riley, titled "Familiars" that opens at Sediment Arts in Richmond, Virginia on Friday April 7th 2017. 

In this episode we discuss, at length, elements of the installation as part of Familiars. We also extend the conversation to include some of the inspiration affecting studio life, especially where the work is and where it could be going. Thanks for joining us. 

Below you will find audio for this interview, as well as some documentation of the work that is part of the show.

Audio interview: 




 Above: Wynne's studio shot of her work (partial), prior to it heading off to Sediment Arts for installation.



Below: The Bride Stripped Bare by Her Bachelors, Even (The Large Glass) by Marcel Duchamp

 In looking at Katie Wynne's new work I was drawn to the comparison with Duchamp's piece. We discuss this a bit during the interview.


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Above: Katie Wynne's Perimeters





The artist's website: Katie Wynne 





 Mentioned in the interview:

Haynes Riley
Marcel Duchamp
Agnes Martin
Jean Baudrillard, "The System of Objects"
John Cale, the album "Vintage Violence"
Joseph Kosuth, "One and Three Chairs"
Angela Dufresne
Alexander Calder
Richard Tuttle
Tim Hawkinson
Rachel Harrison
David Berman, "Actual Air"
Robert Gober
Polly Apfelbaum
Beverly Buchanan
James Castle
Thornton Dial




Info on the show:
Familiars
A two person show with Katie Wynne and Haynes Riley
Opening April 7th, 2017
6-9pm
208 E. Grace Street
Richmond, Virginia 23219



For part one of the Katie Wynne interview, please visit this link: Part One




Thank you for listening! 



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



Saturday, April 1, 2017

Artist Interview: Katie Wynne | Part One

Words of the day: stasis. gizmo. banal. abandon. escape.

Welcome Philadelphia based installation artist, Katie Wynne. Here during part one we weave through some of the work leading up to Katie's latest work in her forthcoming two person show, with artist Haynes Riley, titled "Familiars" at Sediment Arts in Richmond, Virginia on April 7th 2017.
We will discuss where Katie is coming from with the work, as well as my interpretations. 

Below you will find the audio interview, as well as some video documentation of some of the work mentioned in our chats.


Audio interview:




Below are short videos documenting some of the work mentioned in the conversation:

 
The Sylphides have the beast captured and are grooming him from Katie Wynne on Vimeo.



Avert your gaze and you will lose your love! from Katie Wynne on Vimeo.



Some views from "Workday" below:








The artist's website: Katie Wynne



Mentioned in the interview: 
Haynes Riley
Paul Valery
Agnes Martin
Jean Baudrillard, "The System of Objects"
John Cale, the album "Vintage Violence"
Joseph Kosuth, "One and Three Chairs"
Angela Dufresne
Alexander Calder
Richard Tuttle
Tim Hawkinson
Rachel Harrison
David Berman, "Actual Air"
Robert Gober
Polly Apfelbaum
Beverly Buchanan
James Castle
Thornton Dial


Show info:
Familiars
A two person show with Katie Wynne and Haynes Riley
Opening April 7th 2017
6-9pm
208 E. Grace Street
Richmond, Virginia 23219



For part two of the interview with Katie Wynne, please visit this link: Part Two




Thanks for listening!




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


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Monday, March 27, 2017

Next up: Katie Wynne

Next up: I will be talking with Philadelphia based artist, Katie Wynne. Though mainly working in kinetic sculpture and installation, Katie Wynne also has a hand for drawing, and her own brand of color sense is carried throughout her making of things. Stay tuned for the full podcast interview coming next week.

*Update: Part one of the interview has been posted. You can check it out here: Katie Wynne Interview Part One

In the meantime, here is video documentation of one of her works: 

"A chain of non-events" (1:38)
 
chain from Katie Wynne on Vimeo.




Thank you for watching! 


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Saturday, January 21, 2017

Artist Interview: Petra Nimtz

Words of the day: shape. spontaneous. line. palette. materials.

Welcome. In this episode, Woodstock, NY based artist Petra Nimtz shares thoughts and experiences in art making, and maintaining a studio while moving around over the years. She also has a thing or two to say about art training, both in school, and on ones own. Petra gives us a window into her inherent practice utilizing creative freedom in the sweep of her studio practice. Listen below for more! 


Audio interview with Petra Nimtz:
 






Petra Nimtz in her studio
Website: here






 Dear Troubles, I Missed You
48 x 48 inches
acrylic
2015





 Hey, I'm Talking To You
46 x 24 inches
acrylic
2015





 I Heard a Rumor From Your Girlfriend's Sister
46 x 46 inches
acrylic
2015





 I Never Promised You a Rose Garden #1
26 x 20 inches
acrylic
2016





 I Never Promised You a Rose Garden #2
26 x 20 inches
acrylic
2016 




 Psssst, I'm Over Here
46 x 50 inches
Oil on linen
2014





Untitled
5.5 x 5.5 inches
Paper, oil pastels, oil paint sticks, and acrylic on cardboard.
2016


 Mentioned in the interview:
Willem de Kooning
Robert Motherwell
Philip Guston
Joan Mitchell
Lee Krasner
Amy Sillman
Cecily Brown
Wassily Kandinsky
Sting
R&F Handmade Paints. Kingston, NY




Petra Nimtz | Current and Upcoming Shows:



 SOHO20
56 Bogart Street
Brooklyn, NY 11206
2016/2017 Annual Group Exhibition
January 5 - February 5 2017


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an eye, open
Work by Petra Nimtz & Jessica Poser
January 27th - February 17th, 2017
Opening Reception: January 27th, 2017

5-7pm

Muroff Kotler Visual Arts Gallery
at SUNY Ulster Stone Ridge Campus
Vanderlyn Hall 260
Stone Ridge, NY 12484

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Thanks for listening!



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