EK Podcast: Christine Wu

A truly delightful and insightful interview with the one and only Christine Wu (www.misschristinewu.com) who has a fantastic solo show currently showing at Thinkspace Gallery in Los Angeles until Feb. 20th! Check it out! The podcast is a bit long but worth every second

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EK Interview: May von Krogh

May von Krogh‘s ceramics have a common thread, they’re soaked in emotion, each a conscious and meaningful meditation on a theme. Besides that, each is an isolated incident, a standalone testament to her ability to create novel and nuanced work. Aesthetically they are deep and penetrating, most of her subjects are children, which makes their…

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EK Interview: Timothy Hyun-Soo Lee

Timothy Hyun-Soo Lee‘s work is honest, revealing, and raw, and his interview is nothing less. His willingness to admit to having an anxiety disorder deserves merit alone, but the method through which he explores and discusses every spectrum of his mind, whether dark or light, is art that makes one pause and think. Check it…

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EK Interview: Adam Niklewicz

Adam Niklewicz is an amazing sculptor, and dedicated enough an artist to eat a piece of toast buttered with orange paint. His work discusses his experience as an emigrant in America, having come with no knowledge of the language, and made his way as an artist. Check out his interview:

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EK Interview: John Grade

John Grade is a large scale installation artist based out of Seattle, his work is made from natural materials with the intent that it will decompose and return to the earth. He discusses his link to nature, the fetishization of the naatural world and how his work addresses both. His work was previously featured in…

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Tall Trees of Portland

At the Northwest Music fest in Portland this weekend Hellion Gallery will have a tent featuring a show called Tall Trees of Portland. The show features an installation from AJ Fosik as well as pieces by Morgaine Faye, Blaine Fontana, Zach Johnsen, Maryanna Hoggatt, Jon Macnair, Lauren Gonsalves, Susannah Kelly, Amy Ruppel, Brett Superstar, Cole…

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Cristina Córdova

Cristina Córdova is an American-born, Puerto Rican sculptor who works and lives in Penland, North Carolina. She’s heavily influenced by the rich and layered imagery of classical Catholic sculptures cemented with modern obscure juxtapositions.

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EK Interview: Lucien Shapiro

Lucien Shapiro is one of the fantastic artists Empty Kingdom is bringing to Select Art Fair.  His masks may cover the face but they provide a deeper window into what is behind.  His work is self-reflection, a commentary and force for the importance of creating things by hand and the value imperfection can imbue such objects…

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EK Interview: Meow Wolf

 Meow Wolf is a group of artists from Santa Fe, brought together by a shared purpose and passion for art and music.  They have created a number of fantastic, whimsical pieces of art with a myriad of topics and styles.  They will be at Select Art Fair for Art Basel this year in Miami.  Hear more…

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EK Interview: John Wind

John Wind is an installation artist.  He is one of the awesome artists headed down to Miami for Select Art Fair.  John describes his art as a snapshot of himself, a picture of himself at a moment in time.  Drawing from the world he constructs installations that address society and culture through the medium of his…

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EK Interview: Melissa Maddonni Haims

Melissa Maddonni Haims is a connoisseur of yarn.  She’s hot off the Venice Biennale and  going to be creating an exhibit for Art Basel in Miami for Select Art Fair in December of this year.  Her work with yarn spans the realm from street art (a la yarn bombing) to philosophical installations (heaven and hell).  Check out her…

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EK Interview: Jean-Paul Frenay

Jean-Paul Frenay is a visual artist currently based in Brussels, Belgium that has touched upon a healthy palette of media bases such as: film, VFX, performance pieces, interaction installations, experimental video, photography, and even music (I, The Phoneix). With such a busy schedule, we here at EK were more than appreciative to have him take…

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