Art Focus

Art Focus features interviews with artists, curators, gallerists, writers and other art people. Page back through KBOO's schedule to find all the podcasts.

Lisa Kaser and Grace Weston will be Eva Lake's guests on April 8th. They have a show called Unfamiliar Faces at Waterstone Gallery.

On March 25th Eva Lake hosted a discussion with key members of the Portland Art Dealers Association: Bob Kochs, Jane Beebe and Daniel Peabody.

Amy Bernstein has a show of paintings at Nationale. She wwas Eva Lake's guest on March 11th.

On February 25th Eva Lake Interviewed Rhine Ruder and Rhea Ruder Sleeman about their father, the artist Leonard Ruder. Ruder was the subject of "Evidence of a Life's Work" at the Marylhurst Art Gym. He also had a recent show at Augen Gallery.

The Portland Art Museum is currently showing a triptych by Francis Bacon, a portrait of Lucian Freud. Bruce Guenther, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art from the museum discussed with Eva Lake this incredible work on January 14, 2014.

Check below for audiofiles and information on all our past guests.

 

Episode Archive

Art Focus on 09/25/08

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Thu, 09/25/2008 - 10:30am - 11:00am

Julie Bernard's guest is Hillary Pfeiffer whose current show at Ogle Gallery is called Natural Selection. She describes it as an installation within an installation.

Art Focus on 09/18/08

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Thu, 09/18/2008 - 10:30am - 11:00am

Host Julie Bernard's guest is Mark Lakeman of City Repair.

Art Focus on 09/04/08

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Thu, 09/04/2008 - 10:30am - 11:00am

Host Julie Bernard speaks with Sean Ongley, who presents his piece on the T.B.A. festival, specifically the Works and the local artists playing it. He also looks at the new Leftbank project, which seeks to renovate a historic jazz building on North Broadway into an arts building.

Art Focus on 08/21/08

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Thu, 08/21/2008 - 10:30am - 11:00am

Host Julie Bernard speaks with local metal artists Greg Wilbur and Kristin Mitsu Shiga about their work and about the upcoming Art in Pearl Festival Fine Arts and Crafts Festival.

Art Focus on 08/14/08

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Thu, 08/14/2008 - 10:30am - 11:00am

At 10:30 Art Focus takes a break. Instead we’ll hear about the Clothesline Project, a visual display by women survivors of violence.  Guests will also discuss Women’s Equality Day coming up on Tuesday, August the 26th.

Art Focus on 08/07/08

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Thu, 08/07/2008 - 10:30am - 11:00am

Host Julie Bernard's topic is Bande à part: New York Underground - 60's 70's 80's, the current exhibit at the Augen Gallery.

Art Focus on 07/31/08

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Thu, 07/31/2008 - 10:30am - 11:00am

Host Julie Bernard interviews Lee Musgrave, Curator of Exhibits at Maryhill Museum of Art in the Columbia Gorge.

Art Focus on 07/24/08

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Thu, 07/24/2008 - 10:30am - 11:00am

Host Julie Bernard speaks with Rachel Hibbard, who teaches at Portland State University. Her work involves content such as games, poetic adaptations or evolutionary charts, and our relation to climate. She'll discuss her current project,  "Goodwill Hunting: Trash or Stuff Movies Are Made Of."

Art Focus on 07/17/08

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Thu, 07/17/2008 - 10:30am - 11:00am

Host Julie Bernard speaks with Phyllis Cantrell Reynolds, the Tree Woman. There's nothing she doesn't know about trees.

Art Focus on 07/10/08

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Thu, 07/10/2008 - 10:30am - 11:00am

Portland artist Brian Borello, whose work has dealt with social issues, from gun control to environmental sustainability, talks about his current show at the Pulliam Deffenbaugh Gallery. This work explores "growth patterns,
principles of biological organization and natural phenomena."

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Todd Tubutis from Blue Sky Gallery on Robert Frank

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Tue, 01/24/2012

 Todd Tubutis of the Director of Blue Sky Gallery was our guest on Art Focus. We covered the current Robert Frank show, Painkiller. We also talked about other shows at Blue Sky and his own path to the gallery.

From the PR:

Painkiller is an original exhibition of 48 Polaroid images by groundbreaking photographer Robert Frank taken from the 1970s through the present. Blue Sky closely collaborated with Frank in selecting photographs to be reproduced in a special series of enlarged prints for this show. Considered one of the most influential figures in the history of photography, Frank has redefined the aesthetic of both the still and the moving image via his pictures and films. Blue Sky is proud to present Frank’s work again in Portland, having first shown his photographs in 1981.

Robert Tomlinson

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Tue, 01/10/2012

 Robert Tomlinson is currently showing mixed media works at Guardino Gallery. He is also a curator woth many different projects.

New Avenues for Youth Public Art Project

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Tue, 01/03/2012

Local homeless youth are collaborating with artists and businesses to beautify our town, via New Avenues for Youth.

Billions and Billions of People collaborative art Installation is transforming a construction site into a work of art. With the vision and support from a premier real estate development company, TMT Development, thirty local homeless youth served by New Avenues for Youth had the unique opportunity to work alongside an internationally famed artist, earn a paycheck and feel connected to the city they call home.


That artist would be Chris Johanson. He joined us (via phone) - plus the Associate Executive Director Sean Suib and two of the youth participants  - on Art Focus.
 


Elizabeth Leach on the group show Body Gesture

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Tue, 12/20/2011

 Elizabeth Leach was our guest on Art Focus. We discussed the current show at her gallery, Body Gesture.


Molly Vidor

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Tue, 12/06/2011

Molly Vidor talks about her show Honeydrippers, still life paintings at PDX.

The Portland Art Collective

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Tue, 11/29/2011

Portland Art Collective hosts "Open Doors" at the Multnomah Art Center on December 2nd and 3rd. Robin Olsen and Lorraine Jones of the collective were our guests.

foreGround at the Littman Gallery

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Tue, 11/22/2011

Jeff Jahn has curated foreGround at the Littman Gallery. Artists include Ben Young, Jim Neidhardt, Zach Davis, Arcy Douglass, Jacqueline Ehlis and Matthew Picton. Jahn and Douglass were our guests on November 22nd.

Art Focus on 11/15/11

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Tue, 11/15/2011

Our guest is Laurie Danial, who has a show at Froelick Gallery during the month of November. The show comprises of paintings and prints and is called Control Release Control.

Martha Lee, owner and director of the Laura Russo Gallery

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Tue, 11/08/2011

Art Focus 10/25/2011

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Fri, 10/28/2011

Guest host Paige Prendergast talks to local artist and art instructor Ryan Bubnis about his art and hid upcoming shows.

  • Length: 29:06 minutes (26.65 MB)
  • Format: MP3 Stereo 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)

 

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