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Every Tuesday from 11:30 AM to 12:00 PM.

Art Focus features Interviews 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 podcasts.
 

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Joseph Gallivan interviews art critic Jeff Jahn about his new essay Portlandageddon

Airs at: Tue, 10/23/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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On Tuesday October 23, 2018, Joseph Gallivan interviews art critic Jeff Jahn [PRONOUNCED YARN] about his new essay Portlandageddon.  Jahn talks about the effect of new money and new blood on the city’s cultural scene, how the city council sees the arts through an affordable... Read more

Can Touch This

Airs at: Tue, 10/16/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  An offbeat collection of art designed to be poked, prodded and more has been delighting visitors to Paragon Arts Gallery in North Portland. Can Touch This co-curator Dominic Amorin is also one of the originators of Public Annex, a local collective of both disabled and no... Read more

Amanda Clem interviews LeBrie Rich for Art Focus on 10/09/18

Airs at: Tue, 10/09/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Grocery, LeBrie Rich's series of life-size branded food products, such as Fritos, Ritz Crackers, and Reese’s, are lovingly felted and stitched with painstaking attention to detail. The almost irresistibly soft texture of wool felt and the many hours of labor clearly spent o... Read more

Joseph Gallivan interviews art historian and scholar Elizabeth Bilyeu about Witness

Airs at: Tue, 10/02/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  On Tuesday, October 2, 2018, at 11.30am Joseph Gallivan interviews art historian and scholar Elizabeth Bilyeu [PRONOUNCED BALOO] about Witness, a show of 80 prints at the Hallie Ford Museum in Salem. Bilyeu talks about Themes of Social Justice in Contemporary Printmaking... Read more

Carnation Contemporary

Airs at: Tue, 09/25/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  Carnation Contemporary was founded in 2018 by a collective of Portland-based artists who champion critical and contemporary artwork. They are a cooperative gallery supporting emerging and mid-career artists from Portland and the surrounding region.   -from carnationcon... Read more

Joseph Gallivan interviews sculptor Dana Lynn Louis about her project Gather:Make:Shelter

Airs at: Tue, 09/18/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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On Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018, at 11.30am Joseph Gallivan interviews sculptor Dana Lynn Louis [PRONOUNCED LEW-ISS] about her project Gather:Make:Shelter, which culminates on Sunday September 23 in Pioneer Courthouse Square. Louis will talk about getting potters to make 600 bow... Read more

Art Focus on 09/11/18

Airs at: Tue, 09/11/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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TBA @ PICA Sept 6th-16th

Airs at: Tue, 09/04/2018 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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  PICA’s Time-Based Art Festival activates the city of Portland, Oregon, with contemporary art projects that bring artists and audiences together, creating a vibrant community through live performances, music, screenings, workshops, talks, and visual art installations. TB... Read more

Jeremy Okai Davis

Airs at: Tue, 08/28/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  The work of Portland painter Jeremy Okai Davis has been seen in local galleries for years.  Recently, Davis has become more visible, producing a number of large-scale works and murals in Portland and beyond. He talks to Eric Bartels about public art, his shifting persona... Read more

John Goodwin of the Portland Art Museum

Airs at: Tue, 08/21/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  Eric Bartels interviews John Goodwin, the new Major Gifts Director at the Portland Art Museum. A North Carolina native, the former Director of Premium Experience for the NBA's Portland Trail Blazers and a member of the museum's Board of Regents since 2015 brings a backgr... Read more