Considering Art Podcast – Alice Browne, painter

In this episode, British artist Alice Browne talks about how art has always been her “happy place”, how it reflects a reality that is in constant flux, how thoughts, memories and individual identities all have a certain mystery that attracts her and informs her paintings, how we share a curious relationship to the natural world, the influence of Danté’s Divine Comedy on her work and how she’s drawn to chaos.

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Considering Art Podcast – Liza Giles, abstract painter

In this episode, Liza Giles talks about her previous career as an art director and interior designer, how she always painted concurrently, how her use of colour transferred to her fine art practice, how the artist Sean Scully helped raise her profile, the influence of the urban skyline and architecture on her work, how she experiments with collage in preparation of her large-scale paintings and how she balances hard lines and edges with intuitive painterly mark making.

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Considering Art Podcast – Steph Goodger, expressionist painter

In this episode, Steph Goodger talks about how childhood memories near the River Medway came to take on a symbolic significance, how social history, architecture and literature influence her works with particular reference to World War I, the Paris Commune and the sinking of the Lusitania. Steph talks about the tension between containment and release in both her subjects and her process and how researching historical archives is often the starting point for a project.

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Considering Art Podcast – Frances Bell, portrait and landscape painter

In this episode, this multi-award-winning artist talks about her classical training at the Charles H. Cecil School in Florence, how she creates atmosphere in her portraits, the importance of draftsmanship, how painting children requires different skills, the challenge of painting self-portraits and the joy of painting water.

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Considering Art Podcast – Eugene Palmer, painter

One of Britain’s leading black artists, Eugene Palmer, talks about his childhood in Jamaica, how a school teacher inspired him to become an artist, how he evolved from abstract to figuration, the influence of black history and politics on his work, his innovative series of placing black figures in rural landscapes and his recent works of repeated images and portraits of family members that pose questions about race and identity.

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Considering Art Podcast – Moyosore Martins, painter and multi-media artist

In this episode, the Nigerian abstract expressionist talks about his unusual family background, his peripatetic education, how he came to New York to stay out of trouble, the Yoruba influences in his work both cultural and philosophical, how art has become like a religion to him and how he has reacted to current issues such as Black Lives Matter.

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Considering Art Podcast – Vincent Devine, painter

In this episode, Irish painter Vincent Devine talks about his unusual portraits in which he depicts both the visible and the invisible, how his works are loaded with symbolism and how his depictions of such as John Hume, Vincent van Gogh, Artemisia Gentileschi, Sir Winston Churchill and Queen Elizabeth II interpret personal aspects from a global perspective and following detailed research.

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