Considering Art Podcast – Henry Jabbour, painter and sculptor

In our latest podcast, UK-based artist Henry Jabbour talks about having to leave his native Lebanon because of constant war and political instability, how he gave up a highly successful career as a medical scientist to follow his passion for art, how he expresses emotion in his paintings through body gesture and rich colour, and his recent love for sculpture.

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Considering Art Podcast – Abigail Fallis, sculptor with a social conscience

In our latest podcast episode, British sculptor Abigail Fallis talks about her training as a blacksmith and silversmith, her Cock-Eyed Jack men’s underpants work that first gave her public recognition, her DNA DL90 sculpture consisting of 22 shopping trolleys constructed in the shape of the DNA double helix, and her various pieces that offer often humorous takes on serious issues such as consumerism and environmentalism.

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Considering Art Podcast – Jason deCaires Taylor, underwater sculptor

Jason deCaires Taylor is a British sculptor who has created numerous spectacular underwater sculpture parks and museums around the world. His first one off the Caribbean island of Grenada has been listed as one of the top 25 Wonders of the World by National Geographic. In our latest podcast, he talks about how his idea developed, how his concrete installations develop into artificial reefs that foster the growth of marine life, how he has married his artistry with marine conservation and diving skills and how his series of sculptures offer a commentary on our relationship with the environment.

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Considering Art Podcast – Nigel Hall RA, sculptor and draughtsman

In our latest podcast episode, one of the UK’s most eminent sculptors Nigel Hall talks about how art is in his blood, how he subverted sculptural tradition at art school, how places and landscapes such as the Mojave desert influence his art, his love of geometric shapes, void and shadow, and how memory and loss are recurrent themes in his work.

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Considering Art Podcast – Jamie Frost, sculptor and draughtsman

In our latest podcast, Yorkshire sculptor Jamie Frost talks about what persuaded him to become an artist, how he fell in love with wood as a sculptural medium, the sensitivity with which he draws and sculpts, how a serious illness brought a sense of vulnerability and his collaboration with live models to create poses and gestures that form the basis of his works..

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Considering Art Podcast – Judy Millar, abstract painter

In our latest podcast episode, New Zealand artist Judy Millar talks about the dynamic abstract action paintings that she makes in her studio at a remote location outside Auckland, her exhibit at the 2009 prestigious Venice Biennale, her dislike of the word “gestural” as a description of her style, her “out of body” experiences when viewing certain works and her “site-antagonistic” public sculptures.

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Considering Art Podcast – Claire Luxton, multidisciplinary artist

In our latest podcast episode, British artist Claire Luxton talks about how her recent focus on photography grew from her grounding in painting and sculpture, how she uses self-portraiture as a means to express the strength and fragility of the individual that is mirrored in our environment, how her personal anxiety caught the zeitgeist of the current pandemic and how her work and accompanying poetry explores isolation, desire and uncertainty.

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Considering Art Podcast – Paul de Monchaux, sculptor and Tess Jaray, painter

In our latest podcast episode, these two distinguished octogenarians talk about the common ground they’ve shared throughout their careers – their time studying together at the Slade School of Fine Art, the influence of architecture on their work, their love of Italy, public commissions, their artistic challenges, their experience of teaching and their email correspondences over many years highlighted in their shared exhibition at London’s Frestonian Gallery.

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