INTERVIEWS

I have interviewed many people, for my own research, for consumer and academic publications, and commissions. Below are details of recent magazine interviews and, previously published interviews for Cassone online arts magazine

 

February 2017

The new Tate St Ives

 

An interview with Sara Matson and Laura Smith, curators of Tate St Ives Art Gallery, discussing the re-opening of Tate St Ives at the end of March 2017. The interview was for a feature in Artists & Illustrators magazine, April 2017 issue.

Fantasy, 1925 (State Russian Museum, St Petersburg), Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin, Fantasy, 1925 Oil on canvas, 50 x 64.5 cm State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg Photo (c) 2016, State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg

December 2016

 

Professor John Milner, professor of Russian Art at the Courtauld, London

 

I interviewed Professor John Milner, co-curator of the Royal Academy exhibition 'Revolution: Russian Art 1917-1932', opening in February 2017, for 'Seeing Red', a six-page feature in Artists & Illustrators, February 2017 issue.

October 2016

 

Patrick Hughes Studio

Gt Eastern Street, London

 

I was given a fascinating tour of Patrick Hughes London studio by the artist before we sat down for an interview for Artists & Ilustrators magazine, January 2017 issue, published December 2016

 

Patrick Hughes work is indelibly linked to his reverperspective paintings (reverse perspective).  An exhibition of his latest work opens on 8 December 2016 at 45 Park Lane, London W1.

 

London, October 2016

 

 

For Artists & Illustrators magazine

 

An interview with John Milner, professor of Russian Art at the Courtauld Institute of Art, London, co-curator of the forthcoming landmark exhibition at the Royal Academy, London, 'Revolution: Russian Art 1917-1932, which will mark the centenary of the Russian Revolution in 1917.

 

An interview with artist, sculptor, illustrator David Shrigley to be published in December issue of Artists & illustrators magazine, out November, 2016.

 

At left: David Shrigley, centre, with Ekow Eshun & Justine Simons, on 29 September, 2016, at launch of 'Really Good', Shrigley's thumbs-up sculpture for Fourth Plinth, Trafalgar Square, London.

 

 

 

In November 2016 issue of Artsts & Illustrators magazine, 'When I posed for Picassso', an interview-feature with artist Lydia Corbett, known as Sylvette David when she posed for Picasso at the age of nineteen.

 

In print, and available in digital edition, see https://www.chelseamagazines.com/shop/product/artists-illustrators-november-2016-digital-edition/

 

 

 

An interview with Guerrilla Girl 'Frida Kahlo', for Art Student, published by Artists & llustrators magazine. It coincides with the Guerrilla Girls exhibition at the Whitechapel Gallery, London, 1 October 2016

 

read it here: http://issuu.com/chelseamagazines/docs/as0916/19?e=4871018/38975032

 

An interview with Janet Lance Hughes
Janet Lance Hughes, Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, is recognized for her distinctive portraits.
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Janet in her London studio with some of the 'Welsh Icon' portraits

An interview with artist Janet Lance Hughes. During the 2014 Hay Festival the artist exhibited eleven portraits of modern Welsh icons, including Rob Brydon, Professor Steve Jones and Bryn Terfel.

After the exhibiton I asked Janet how she prepared her subjects for portraiture.

 

Click On PDF link to read the interview.

 

This was first published in Cassone online Arts magazine in July 2014.

 

http://www.cassone-art.com/magazine/article/2014/07/jannet-lance-hughes-portraying-welsh-icons/?psrc=interviews

 

 

DAVID BOYD HAYCOCK for Cassone magazine
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An interview with David Boyd Haycock, author of A Crisis of Brilliance: Five Young British Artists and the Great War (2010), and curator of 'A Crisis of Brilliance' exhibition at Dulwich Picture Gallery, London (until 22 September, 2013).

 

Click on PDF link above.

 

The interview was first published online in Cassone, September 2013 issue,http://www.cassone-art.com/magazine/article/2013/09/david-boyd-haycock-a-crisis-of-brilliance-from-book-to-exhibition/?psrc=interviews

 

RHYS DAVIES for Cassone magazine

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In March 2012, I went to the Open University, Milton Keynes for the Association of Art Historians (AAH) annual 3-day conference, as co-convenor of the Poster Session. On the train back to London I met Rhys Davies, Senior Lecturer in Media Arts at Royal Holloway, University of London, and co-convenor of the AAH session 'Modernism's Intermedialities: From Futurism to Fluxus'. We discussed Rhys's current research and future projects. I was fascinated by his 'sound' projects and he agreed to an interview, to tell me more.

The interview was first published in September 2012, in Cassone arts magazine.

BRIAN GRIMWOOD for Cassone magazine

INTERVIEW WITH BRIAN GRIMWOOD
September 2012
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In September 2012 on the opening day of his major retrospective at WORK gallery, London, I interviewed Brian Grimwood, acclaimed as 'the man who changed the look of British illustration'

It appeared in Cassone arts magazine in October, 2012.

MIKE NICHOLSON for Cassone magazine

Mike Nicholson is an artist, lecturer, self-publisher and zine creator. His blogspot is addictive.
http://ensixteeneditions.blogspot.co.uk/
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'Defy the Physics of Expectation' copyright Mike Nicholson 2011-2012

I met Mike Nicholson at Whitechapel Gallery at the London Art Book Fair where he was one of the exhibitors. He was selling his various series of 'zines', to collectors who knew exactly what they wanted. Zine culture was new to me; and Mike agreed to an interview to explain the concept and his success with it.

JEREMY COOPER for Cassone magazine

'Artists at Work: the yBas at 50'
I interviewed Jeremy Cooper in March 2012,prior to the publication of his book 'Growing Up: The Young British Artists at 50'. The interview was published online in Cassone magazine in March,2012
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'Growing Up: the Young British Artists at 50', Hirst, Turk, Emin, Lucas,....