Back with a vengeance is By The Way with episode #13 “52 & They Art All Against You”. On this episode listen to Eric Wall and Ando discuss what may become the largest US public art project ever. The political Super Pac For Freedoms launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kick Starter to fund 52 billboards by major contemporary artists as a “get out to vote” initiative ahead of the 2018 mid-term elections. Listen in on their conversation as I think it might surprise the you where Eric and Ando stand regarding the project.Read More
Eric and Ando take a trip around the world in this episode. Iranian contemporary art gallerist is facing a jail time, corporal punishment, and confiscation of their assets for their involvement in the art world. We discuss street artist Invader, and his tasteless placement of his works in the country of Bhutan. We first spoke about Invader in BTW episode #1 - Thievery. Lastly, we discuss a legal case in France, where Facebook is being charged with limiting the freedom of expression of a school teacher. The teacher charges that Facebook deleted his account when he posted Gustave Courbet’s The Origin of the World (1866).
One of the great things about making this show is the wide variation in experiences and interests we get to hear from the guests. After Nanna last time, we have a completely different type of artist on the show today, with a very different kind of story. It’s nice, because as artists, you slowly start to realize that there isn’t a single way forward, or a rule, or a technique to“make it”. So in that spirit, we have...Read More
Hello friends, welcome back to the second part of our talk with the scintillating Anders Reventlov. We bring it all home here in the second half, and this talk is chock full of pertinent information for young artists, all artists really. There is a lot of worthwhile conversation about some pretty burning issues in the art world today and issues it might be important to think about as practicing artists. We are going to hear about the exhibition space he started, the thoughts behind (it’s not what you think) and about the slow evolution of his own thoughts on...Read More
Greetings gang, here we are back again. In the midst of some upheaval and expansion, we bring you part one of our stellar talk with Anders Reventlov. He is the perfect guest for times of change, and he’s the first one ever we’ve met through the show itself. He is an unusually engaged fellow (and we meet a lot of engaged people) and since meeting him we’ve found he is a talented artist as well. He has a really interesting story, he works...Read More
Today we are talking graffiti, art and transitions. We have the biggest graffiti and street artist in Denmark on the show today, Husk Mit Navn, which means remember my name in Danish. He is a seriously prolific artist, just take a look at his site to see everything he does. He stays in his studio, which he calls an adult version of his childhood room, and makes drawings, paintings and sculptures about all of...Read More