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Five Māori Painters: Robyn Kahukiwa

Well my very first memory in this life is sitting on the floor with a crayon and a bit of paper when I was about three. I always drew and painted at home and I made my first oil painting when I was thirteen in my bedroom. My parents weren’t very well off but they […]

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Cybèle Varela: Tropicalismo Remixed / Brasilea Foundation Basel

Welcome to the first exhibition in the year 2018 here at the Brasilea Foundation. The exhibition presents the artist Cybèle Varela. The exhibition is called Tropicalismo Remixed. The exhibition shows an artist who in the 60s emigrated from Brazil to Europe, just like our founder Walter Wüthrich did in 1939. He emigrated from Switzerland to […]

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Falcontoys’ Pop-Art: Frosted Han Solo Reviewed

Hi everyone. I’m Nick Curtis, the art toy advocate, and while today’s piece might not be a new one, it is a special one. Created by Mike Woods, also known as Falcontoys, we have a resin Pop-Art: Frosted Han Solo inaction figure. Mimicking the look of the vintage Han Solo in Carbonite piece from Kenner’s […]

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Rackstraw Downes: Some Painters | Art21 “Extended Play”

I have had enormous enthusiasm for particular artists, certainly. And in many cases, they have been artists who lived in a completely different century from me. I like what Picasso said one day. He said, “Some young people seem to me older than some artists who’ve been dead for several centuries.” [Laughs] That was very […]

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NMPBS ¡COLORES!: Painter Michael Hudock

FOR PAINTER MICHAEL HUDOCK ABSTRACTION CAN SIMPLY BE LOOKING AT REALITY IN NEW WAYS.>>Hakin Bellamy: Michael, why are you so engaged with abstraction?>>Michael Hudock: I often don’t think of my work as abstraction. What engages me is surface, texture, color. How I can use the things around me, the things that I see everyday, the […]

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NMPBS ¡COLORES!: Painter Jim Vogel

JIM VOGEL SHARES THE STORIES THAT INSPIRE HIS PAINTINGS.>>Jim Vogel: People try to put a finger on what I do or they sometimes will say, what you paint is nostalgic. You have this kind of romanticized or nostalgic view of the old New Mexico. You know, the New Mexico of my mom or even my […]

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NMPBS ¡COLORES!: Painter Cedra Wood

USING PERFORMANCE, PAINTER CEDRA WOOD EXPLORES HER SUBJECT MATTER. Ever since I was a kid, I wanted to create realistic paintings of sort of surreal situations. When I was a kid these were much less interesting ideas of things floating in the air. But it’s really important to me that the scenes be conceivably plausible, […]