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Airs at: Tue, 04/23/2024 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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A radio show about visual art. You get it.

 

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Every Second and Fourth 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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Art Focus on 04/16/24

Airs at: Tue, 04/16/2024 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Alexandra Terry

Airs at: Tue, 03/19/2024 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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On Tuesday, March 19an. 16, 2024, at 11.30 a.m. Joseph Gallivan interviews Alexandra Terry about the show Labor of Love which is on now through April 27 at The JSMA at Portland State University. Terry talks about the concept of hidden labor and invisible workers, as well as... Read more

Anna Von Mertens

Airs at: Tue, 03/12/2024 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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On Tuesday, March 12, 2024 at 11.30 a.m. Joseph Gallivan interviews Anna Von Mertens about her show Elements and Objects, which is on now at Elizabeth Leach Gallery through April 27.  Von Mertens talks about coloring in her cosmic cyanotypes with gold and silver pens, hand... Read more

Christopher Rauschenberg

Airs at: Tue, 02/20/2024 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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On Tuesday, Feb. 20, at 11.30 a.m. Joseph Gallivan interviews photographer Christopher Rauschenberg about his show "Sidewalk Stories" which is on now at the Nine Gallery inside Blue Sky Gallery through March 2. Rauschenberg talks about his travels in the quiet side roads of... Read more

Erik Reel

Airs at: Tue, 02/13/2024 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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On Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2024, at 11.30 a.m. Joseph Gallivan interviews Erik Reel about his show “Street” which runs at Laura Vincent Design & Gallery through March 2. Reel talks about abstraction, the connection between painting and music, Cy Twombly, and his paintings "Origi... Read more

Lincoln High School Mural

Airs at: Tue, 01/23/2024 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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On Tuesday, Jan. 23, at 11.30 a.m. Joseph Gallivan interviews artists Shu-Ju Wang and Lynn Yarne about the new mural at Lincoln High School called Restoration Roadmaps. They talk about how they used historical documents to come up with the design of animals and plants surro... Read more

Chris Chandler

Airs at: Tue, 01/16/2024 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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On Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2024, at 11.30 a.m. Joseph Gallivan interviews artist Chris Chandler about his show Elemental Forms, which is on now at Elizabeth Leach Gallery through March 2. Chandler talks about his use of typeface as a starting point in abstraction, his analog vers... Read more

Hannah Theiss

Airs at: Tue, 01/09/2024 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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On Tuesday, Jan 9, 2024, at 11.30 a.m. Joseph Gallivan interviews Hannah Theiss (PRONOUNCED TICE) about her show Aphelion, which is on now through Jan 27 at Blackfish Gallery. Theiss talks about moving from her day job in graphic design through printing making to large scal... Read more

Black Artists of Oregon - rerun

Airs at: Tue, 01/02/2024 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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WARNING: RERUN EPISODE On Tuesday Jan. 02, 2024, at 11.30 a.m. Joseph Gallivan interviews curator Intisar Abioto about the show called Black Artists of Oregon, which is on now at the Portland Art Museum through March 17, 2024. Abioto https://www.intisarabioto.com/  talks a... Read more

Rick Bartow drawings and prints

Airs at: Tue, 12/26/2023 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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On Tuesday Dec. 26, 2023, at 11.30 a.m. Joseph Gallivan interviews  gallery owner Charles Froelick  about “What the Crow Knows” a show of Rick Bartow prints and drawings which is on now though January 27, 2024. Froelick talks about Bartow’s concept of the trickster crow, hi... Read more