Art Focus

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Airs at: Tue, 02/01/2022 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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A radio show about visual art. You get it.

 

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Every Tuesday from 11:30 AM to 12:00 PM.

Art Focus features interviews by host Joseph Gallivan with 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 recordings, some of which were made on magnetic tape.   
 

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KHEM

Airs at: Tue, 01/25/2022 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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On Tuesday January 25, 2022, Joseph Gallivan interviews artist KHEM, about his show Smiles of Planet Earth in Portland, Oregon. KHEM paints simple black curves on white paper, arranged in patterns whose meaning he decodes after he has completed the work. KHEM has travelled ... Read more

Julie Rall

Airs at: Tue, 01/18/2022 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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On Tuesday January 18, 2022, Joseph Gallivan interviews artist Julie Rall about her installation “A Soft Landing” which is up now through January 30, 2022. Rall talks about how a parachute and a labyrinth made of salt can symbolize her feelings about how COVID and global wa... Read more

Art Focus on 01/11/22

Airs at: Tue, 01/11/2022 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Bonnie Meltzer

Airs at: Tue, 01/04/2022 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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KBOO Art Focus web blurb Bonnie Meltzer Jan 4, 2022   On Tuesday January 4, 2022, Joseph Gallivan interviews multimedia artist Bonnie Meltzer, whose exhibition Mending the Social Fabric is on at the Oregon Jewish Museum through January 30, 2022. Meltzer has hung up a 1943 ... Read more

Art Focus on 12/28/21

Airs at: Tue, 12/28/2021 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Art of the Nabis

Airs at: Tue, 12/21/2021 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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On Tuesday December 21, 2021, Joseph Gallivan interviews Mary Weaver Chapin [pronounced CHAY-pen], the curator of prints and drawings at the Portland Art Museum, about Private Lives and the Nabis. Chapin discusses this show of private and domestic scenes by four French pain... Read more

Jason Hill

Airs at: Tue, 12/14/2021 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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On Tuesday, December 14, 2021, Joseph Gallivan interviews photographer Jason Hill, DJ Ambush and curator Tyra Levato about Jason’s show In My Skin, which is on now through February 27, 2022, at the Portland Art Museum’s AUX/MUTE gallery. They talk about Jason’s use of strob... Read more

cartoonist Shannon Wheeler

Airs at: Tue, 12/07/2021 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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On Tuesday December 7, 2021, Joseph Gallivan interviews cartoonist Shannon Wheeler about Forbidden Love, his show of cartoons submitted to the New Yorker magazine. Wheeler talks about the single panel gag joke, the value of waking up at night to jot down a joke, what it’s l... Read more

Noah Matteucci and gallerist Jamie Wilson

Airs at: Tue, 11/30/2021 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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On Tuesday November 30, 2021, at 11.30 AM, Joseph Gallivan interviews artist Noah Matteucci and gallerist Jamie Wilson about Matteucci’s show “Random 8” at Agenda Gallery in Southeast Portland.  Matteucci has filled covered the walls with thousands of colored squares of pap... Read more

Gallery GoGo

Airs at: Tue, 11/23/2021 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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On Tuesday, November 23, 2021, Joseph Gallivan interviews Azure Attoe about her space Gallery GoGo which is on the second floor of Pioneer Place Mall in downtown Portland. Azure talks about making prints of the work of local artists, her fabulous art vending machine, and tu... Read more