Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Gus Kopriva - Been Doing This Kind of Thing Since Before Christ - Interview

Gus Kopriva - Juror - Archway Gallery’s Seventh Annual
Juried Art Exhibition (through July 29). Image by Virginia Billeaud Anderson

" long it would take him to realize he wouldn’t be able to hold his bottle of Shiner beer and the microphone at the same time..."

“Emperors' Treasures: Chinese Art from the National Palace Museum, Taipei” Museum of Fine Arts, Houston - Essay

Gold Bowl Used Personally by the Qianlong Emperor,
Qing dynasty, reign of the Qianlong emperor, 1735–96,
gold, National Palace Museum, Taipei.
Image © National Palace Museum

" in his entourage must have thought I needed a history lesson. “Taiwan not China!”..."

Friday, October 7, 2016

Unexpected Romanesque - Cormac’s Chapel Ireland 1127 AD - Essay

Cormac's Chapel Door Arch Carvings at
the Rock of Cashel Ireland 

"...Saint Patrick, to whom we owe gratitude for banishing the Devil..."

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Karin Broker - Be “More Nice” Bitch - Broker Speaks - Interview

Karin Broker, picture pretty, 2014, Conte
on formica with leather bound book, 84 x 60 x 3”

"And then the coward hung himself instead of staying alive to be raped in prison every day for the rest of his life..." (Virginia Billeaud Anderson interviews Karin Broker about her art career and her exhibition "Karin Broker: damn girls" at McClain Gallery.)

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Sharon Kopriva - Kopriva Speaks Straight - Interview

Sharon Kopriva, Riding the Pices Moon, 2013, Mixed media on photographic print, 42 x 49 Courtesy of Deborah Colton Gallery

"...I floated through the walls. My out of body experience took place almost twenty years ago when..." - Sharon Kopriva (Virginia Billeaud Anderson interviews Sharon Kopriva about her art and her life.)

Saturday, October 1, 2016

Fernando Casas - Interview - Fernando Casas Studio Visit

Fernando Casas, The Mirror of Time - Rice University, 2013,
Oil on Canvas and mirrors, 90 x 136

"...more than his three upcoming simultaneous Houston gallery exhibitions, the thing that inspired my recent studio visit is his reputation as a thinker..." (Virginia Billeaud Anderson interviews Fernando Casas about his art and his three simultaneous gallery exhibitions.)