BBC Radio: Between-The-Ears
Listen to the program featuring British sculptor Rachel Whiteread, photographer Ronnie Farley author of New York Water Towers and artist Tom Fruin.
Listen to the program on BBC Radio
Diane Burko never intended to be a climate-change activist.
But in 2006, while speaking at the James A. Michener Art Museum — where her 1976 painting of the French Alps was displayed — she had a eureka moment.
Read more at philly.com
Diane Burko’s art includes images of glaciers from above. The exhibition of her work at Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville includes images from years apart to show effects of glacial change.
Listen on NPR’s kuaf.com
I am an artist devoted to communicating issues of climate change through my practice. For the past decade, I’ve been documenting the dramatic disappearance of glaciers in large-scale series of paintings and photographs developed in close collaboration with glaciologists. It’s a symbiotic relationship: I want my work to accurately reflect the science and the urgency of climate change, and they want me to help them explain their science to the public through my art.
Read more on Scientific American online
Susan Kravitz shares her exuberant photographic celebration of four decades of ‘The Invasion of the Pines’, a joyful revelry of creative cross-dressing amid a true Independence day Party.
I GREW UP IN L.A., AND LIVED THERE UNTIL I was 20 to go to the Pratt Institute in New York. The light in L.A. is so lovely. The irony of it, the architecture—the city is like a fantasyland for me. There’s always a horizon line in the distance, with a foreground and middle ground. The city embodies a sense of space, which is the opposite of New York, where everything is right in front of you, and the light, though also great, is much harsher.
I began to shoot in my last semester at Pratt , where I was going to art school. My roommate recommended an extra-credit photography course because he thought I’d be good at it. My early pictures of New York from ’68, filled with black-and-white patterns, really got me hooked. Though I was an art…
Read more on American Airlines magazine: Creative Living