Art Focus

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Airs at: Tue, 12/18/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Every Tuesday from 11:30 AM to 12:00 PM.

Art Focus features Interviews artists, curators and critics. Lively voices talking about art, how it's made and sometimes even what it means. Page back through KBOO's schedule to find all the podcasts.
 

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Joseph Gallivan interviews curator Peggy Sue Amison about the photo show In Transit which is on now at Blue Sky Gallery

Airs at: Tue, 12/11/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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On Tuesday December 11, 2018, at 11.30 a.m. Joseph Gallivan interviews curator Peggy Sue Amison about the photo show In Transit which is on now at Blue Sky Gallery through December 30. Amison will talk about five photographers whose work is about displacement and the realit... Read more

Joseph Gallivan interviews painter Ralph Pugay

Airs at: Tue, 12/04/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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On Tuesday December 4, 2018, Joseph Gallivan interviews painter Ralph Pugay [pron. poo-guy] about A Spiritual Guide to Brute Force, his show at Upfor Gallery now through December 22.  Pugay talks about the semiotics of his imagery, his learning the CMYK screen printing proc... Read more

Joseph Gallivan interviews Robert Hoffman of the American Institute of Architects

Airs at: Tue, 11/27/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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On Tuesday November 27, 2018, Joseph Gallivan interviews Robert Hoffman of the American Institute of Architects. Hoffman talks about the legacy of Whitney M. Young’s speech on diversity in architecture 50 years ago, and which cool buildings to go as a result of the recent 2... Read more

Amanda Clem interviews Julia Dolan about the photography show “Memory Unearthed” at the Portland Art Museum

Airs at: Tue, 11/20/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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“I buried my negatives in the ground in order that there should be some record of our tragedy.” — Henryk Ross   On Tuesday November 20, 2018, Amanda Clem interviews Julia Dolan about the photography show Memory Unearthed: The Lodz Ghetto Photographs of Henryk Ross  at the... Read more

Art Focus on 11/13/18

Airs at: Tue, 11/13/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Poetic Imagination in Japanese Art

Airs at: Tue, 11/06/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  Portland Art Museum offers an unprecedented opportunity to aficionados of Asian culture and history with an exhibit titled Poetic Imagination in Japanese Art, which opened in recent weeks. Curator Maribeth Graybill visits Art Focus and talks to Eric Bartels about the sho... Read more

Joseph Gallivan interviews Bethlehem Daniel and Mia O’Connor-Smith to discuss the show about Sun Ra called Monuments

Airs at: Tue, 10/30/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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On Tuesday October 30, 2018, Joseph Gallivan interviews  Bethlehem Daniel and Mia O’Connor-Smith of open mike night Deep Underground, who discuss Monuments, their show about Sun Ra and his Arkestra. They talk about the reproduction costumes and hand-drawn record sleeves in ... Read more

Joseph Gallivan interviews art critic Jeff Jahn about his new essay Portlandageddon

Airs at: Tue, 10/23/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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On Tuesday October 23, 2018, Joseph Gallivan interviews art critic Jeff Jahn [PRONOUNCED YARN] about his new essay Portlandageddon.  Jahn talks about the effect of new money and new blood on the city’s cultural scene, how the city council sees the arts through an affordable... Read more

Can Touch This

Airs at: Tue, 10/16/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  An offbeat collection of art designed to be poked, prodded and more has been delighting visitors to Paragon Arts Gallery in North Portland. Can Touch This co-curator Dominic Amorin is also one of the originators of Public Annex, a local collective of both disabled and no... Read more

Amanda Clem interviews LeBrie Rich for Art Focus on 10/09/18

Airs at: Tue, 10/09/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Grocery, LeBrie Rich's series of life-size branded food products, such as Fritos, Ritz Crackers, and Reese’s, are lovingly felted and stitched with painstaking attention to detail. The almost irresistibly soft texture of wool felt and the many hours of labor clearly spent o... Read more