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A radio show about visual art. You get it.
Art Focus
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A radio show about visual art. You get it.

 

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

Art Focus features interviews by host Joseph Gallivan with 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 recordings, some of which were made on magnetic tape.   
 

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Art Focus on 01/31/23

Airs at: Tue, 01/31/2023 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Mary Chapin on Botticelli

Airs at: Tue, 01/24/2023 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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On Tuesday, January 24, 2023, at 11.30am Joseph Gallivan interviews Mary Chapin [pronounced CHAY-pin with “ch” as in “chop”] about the painting “The Madonna of the Magnificat” by Sandro Botticelli. The 15th century masterpiece is on show now at the Portland Art Museum until... Read more

Tad Savinar

Airs at: Tue, 01/17/2023 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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On Tuesday, January 17, 2023, at 11.30am Joseph Gallivan interviews artist Tad Savinar about his new show Musings from the Future, which is on now at PDX Contemporary Art though Feb 25. Savinar talks about the parlous state of politics and the planet, time spent at home dur... Read more

Helen Swift of the Portland Art Museum

Airs at: Tue, 01/10/2023 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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On Tuesday, January 10, 2023, at 11.30am Joseph Gallivan interviews Helen Swift of the Portland Art Museum about “Human | Nature: 150 Years of Japanese Landscape Prints” which is on now through May 7. Swift, who is the Japan Foundation Assistant Curator of Japanese Art, pla... Read more

Stephanie Chefas

Airs at: Tue, 01/03/2023 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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On Tuesday, Jan 3, 2022, at 11.30am Joseph Gallivan interviews Stephanie Chefas about Family Affair, a group show which is on now at Chefas Projects through January 7, 2023. Chefas talks about the gallery’s move to its new space in the central east side, her love of bright ... Read more

Waterstone Gallery at 30

Airs at: Tue, 12/13/2022 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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At 11.30a.m. On Tuesday, December 13, 2022, Joseph Gallivan interviews artist Dave Haslett [PRONOUNCED HAZE-let] about the 30th anniversary group show at Waterstone Gallery. Haslett discusses some of his fellow artist-members’ pieces in the show, the history of Waterstone, ... Read more

Sima Familant, curator of The Earth Laughs

Airs at: Tue, 12/06/2022 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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On Tuesday, December 6, 2022, Joseph Gallivan interviews Sima Familant, curator of The Earth Laughs, a show at The Lobby Gallery at Southeast 28th and Division in Portland. The Earth Laughs focuses on flower art from the collection of Molly McCabe, who owns the Ellen Browni... Read more

Blackfish Gallery new location

Airs at: Tue, 11/29/2022 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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On Tuesday, November 29, 2022, Joseph Gallivan interviews Blackfish Gallery artists Alice Christine Walker, Barbara Black and Christopher Shotola-Hardt [PRONOUNCED SHAD-OLA HART] about Blackfish’s new space at Northwest Nonth and Flanders. The artist owners talk about the l... Read more

Museum of Contemporary Craft Collection

Airs at: Tue, 11/22/2022 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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On Tuesday, November 22, 2022, Joseph Gallivan interviews Hannah Bakken Morris, co-curator of the show, “Commonly Uncommon - Selections from the Museum of Contemporary Craft Collection” which runs now through Dec 10 at the Pacific Northwest College of Art. Bakken Morris tal... Read more

Oscar Howe

Airs at: Tue, 11/08/2022 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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On Tuesday, November 8, 2022, Joseph Gallivan interviews Kathleen Ash-Milby about “Dakota Modern: The Art of Oscar Howe” which is on now at the Portland Art Museum through May 14, 2023. Ash-Milby is the curator of Native American Art at the Portland Art Museum, and she talk... Read more