Art travel destinations in Ohio kick off Joe and Matthew’s return to the studio complex. Artist statements are unpacked and repacked. Art world subterfuge is uncovered, and a fledgling segment continues to stretch its wings. The band SQÜRL is praised, and a Jim Jarmusch impression is attempted. Movie picks are casually offered, while an official […]
Joe and Matthew join multi-disciplinary artist Paul Stephen Benjamin on site at The Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia for a thoughtful conversation on his his work, process, and creative path. They explore the balance between life and work. Audience interaction and intentionality are examined. Strategies for television collection are discussed. Resources From This Episode […]
Painter Vivian Liddell joins Joe and Matthew for a discussion centered on her path in the arts. She shares her special blend of hard-won wisdom gathered between Athens, GA and New York. Then there’s study at the Pratt Institute. And, then the struggles of studio life. Plus family life. Labels and criticism are explored. Insights into teaching and feminism are offered. […]
Amid the shuffling of handouts and show prep, Joe and Matthew dig into Joe’s recent trip to upstate New York. Bard College and DIA:Beacon are highlighted. Mentorship and collaboration in the creative life are discussed – what does mentorship really look like? Matthew provides the audio pick of the day. Incidental film picks are offered. […]
After a rare break, Joe and Matthew rejoin at the studio complex to explore creative and career trajectories in the arts. A Brain Fuzz lost episode centered on the band Big Star serves as the point of departure. An essay by sculptor David Smith is discussed. Matthew shares delightful randomness from trips to Kentucky and San […]
On a sunny afternoon back at the studio complex, Joe and Matthew recap recent episodes including their conversation with artist Bojana Ginn. Topics include the compulsion to create, artist jobs, and managing expectations in the creative life. The Shins are mentioned. Jenny Holzer is referenced. A future episode is teasered.