Art Focus

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Airs at: Tue, 07/27/2021 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Art Focus
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A radio show about visual art. You get it.

 

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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Marianne Nicolson at Yale Union

Airs at: Tue, 07/20/2021 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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On Tuesday July 20, 2021, at 11:30 a.m. Joseph Gallivan interviews Marianne Nicolson, an artist and member of the  Dzawada’enuxw (PRONOUNCED “ZOW-dayna”) First Nation of coastal British Columbia. Nicolson talks about her show A Feast of Light and Shadows which is on now at ... Read more

Oregon Contemporary

Airs at: Tue, 07/13/2021 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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On Tuesday, July 13, 2021, at 11:30 a.m. Joseph Gallivan interviews Blake Shell and Adam McIsaac of Oregon Contemporary, the new name for what was Disjecta. McIsaac, a graphic designer and long-time board member, talks about the rebranding, while Shell, the artistic directo... Read more

Art Focus on 07/06/21

Airs at: Tue, 07/06/2021 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Lynn Basa's mural at the new Multnomah Courthouse

Airs at: Tue, 06/29/2021 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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On Tuesday, 2021, at 11:30 a.m. Joseph Gallivan interviews Chicago-based artist Lynn Basa [PRONOUNCED WITH TWO HARD As, BASS-a] about her giant installation in the lobby of the new Multnomah County Courthouse at First Avenue and the Hawthorne Bridge. Basa explains how it mo... Read more

Kenny Helphand

Airs at: Tue, 06/22/2021 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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On Tuesday, June 22, 2021, at 11:30 a.m. Joseph Gallivan interviews Kenny Helphand [PROUNCED HELL-fand] about the internationally famous landscape architect Lawrence Halprin, who designed downtown Portland’s Open Space Sequence, which includes the Keller and Lovejoy Fountai... Read more

Judy Cooke and her show Form First

Airs at: Tue, 06/15/2021 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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On Tuesday, June 15, 2021, at 11:30 a.m. Joseph Gallivan interviews painter Judy Cooke about her show Form First, which is at the Elizabeth Leach Gallery though June 26, 2021. Cooke talks about the wooden forms she designs and then paints and collages, the hidden influence... Read more

Joseph Gallivan interviews Philip Krohn

Airs at: Tue, 06/08/2021 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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On Tuesday, June 8, 2021, at 11:30 a.m. Joseph Gallivan interviews artist Philip Krohn about his installation Auxart [PRONOUNCED “OX-art”], the first show in the newly opened space Building 5. The 40-foot-long cylinder, which looks like a birds nest-like is woven from cast ... Read more

Ryan! Feddersen and Inhabitance

Airs at: Tue, 06/01/2021 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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On Tuesday, June 1, 2021, at 11:30 a.m. Joseph Gallivan interviews artist Ryan! Feddersen about Inhabitance, her installation at the Portland International Airport, which opens in November 2021. Feddersen talks about making public art on a grand scale, about her love of mix... Read more

Exquisite Scrolls: Collaborative Drawings for the Pacific Northwest College of Art

Airs at: Tue, 05/25/2021 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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On Tuesday, May 25, 2021, at 11:30 a.m. Joseph Gallivan interviews artists Malia Jensen and Nan Curtis about Exquisite Scrolls: Collaborative Drawings for the Pacific Northwest College of Art. These are 13 scrolls, ten feet long, each the work of eight mostly Portland arti... Read more

George Johanson

Airs at: Tue, 05/18/2021 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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On Tuesday May 18, 2021, Aurora Josephson continues her series of studio visits during the pandemic. Johnson talks to 92 year old painter George Johanson, who discusses the metamorphosis that can happen after working on an unfinished canvas after five years, how the pandemi... Read more