Ep 155: The story behind the painting: Fantauzzo, Flint, Quilty and Dobell
Talking with Painters
by Maria Stoljar
6d ago
Podcast listeners click here to see images of the works Over the years, podcast guests have shared some fascinating back stories to paintings they have made, stories which you could never have guessed on merely viewing the work. Sometimes that back story has made me look at the work in a totally different way and I’m bringing you a few of those to you in this episode. See images of the works we talk about below. Links Tickets for talk with Caroline Zilinsky at the Art Gallery of NSW (Artists in Conversation) YouTube video – Anthony White Vincent Fantauzzo podcast episode Prudence Flint podcas ..read more
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Ep 154: Inspiration from the archives: The Flow State
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by Maria Stoljar
1M ago
Join me at the AGNSW for my conversation with the fascinating artist Caroline Zilinsky on 6 March – more info and tickets here  Welcome to the fourth of my ‘Inspiration from the Archives’ series.  This episode is all about getting into the zone or the flow state when you’re painting, that time when the negative voices quieten in your head and the work seems to come effortlessly.  Hear from these fabulous podcast guests! 3:39 Julie Nicholson and Fiona Verity – Podcast | Instagram video 6:40 Ann Thomson – Podcast | YouTube 7:54 Joshua Yeldham – Podcast | YouTube 10:15 Antonia Perr ..read more
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Ep 153: Jan Senbergs
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by Maria Stoljar
2M ago
Above photo of Jan Senbergs by Riste Andrievski Click play for my podcast introduction to this interview and scroll down for the transcript. Podcast listeners click here and scroll down for transcript. Watch the YouTube video of Jan Senbergs’ studio and work here Links Jan Senbergs’ website Jan Senbergs on Instagram Jan Senbergs at Niagara Galleries Talking with Painters YouTube channel Talking with Painters on Instagram Talking with Painters on Facebook Subscribe to the TWP newsletter PDF version  of transcript for tablet/desktop  With over six decades of work as a painter, printm ..read more
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Ep 152: ‘Kandinsky’ with co-curator Jackie Dunn and artist Desmond Lazaro
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by Maria Stoljar
3M ago
See a video version of the interview with curator Jackie Dunn here See a video version of the interview with artist Desmond Lazaro here The largest exhibition of Kandinsky’s work ever to be seen in Australia has just opened at the Art Gallery of NSW! The exhibition, titled simply ‘Kandinsky’, brings together over 50 works of one of the 20th century’s most innovative and ground breaking painters – Vasily Kandinsky – with 47 paintings from the Solomon R Guggenheim Museum in New York. Curated by the Guggenheim’s curator of modern art and provenance Megan Fontanella together with the AGNSW’s senio ..read more
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Inspiration from the Archives | Risk
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by Maria Stoljar
5M ago
Risk. Some painters want it in their toolbox while others are terrified by it. But nearly every painter will tell you that you need it in order to move forward in your practice.  It might be using a new material, drastically altering the composition of a nearly completed painting or creating a completely different body of work to what had previously been commercially successful and critically acclaimed. Any way you look at it, you’re leaving yourself open to the possibility of failure, disappointment and probably the most painful of all – ridicule.  So whether we call it risk, c ..read more
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Inspiration from the Archives | Colour (Part 2)
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by Maria Stoljar
5M ago
More inspiration from the archives! Here are another 12 past podcast guests talking with me about colour. Links to full podcast conversations and YouTube videos on each of the artists in this episode: 2:13  David Griggs – Podcast | YouTube 5:00  Laura Jones – Podcast | YouTube 9:08  Lewis Miller – Podcast | YouTube 11:10  Lucy Culliton – Podcast | YouTube 13:13  Robin Eley – Podcast | YouTube 18: 25  Melinda Harper – Podcast | YouTube 20:35  Tim Storrier – Podcast | YouTube 22:35. Wendy Sharpe – Podcast | YouTube 25:28  Idris Murphy – Podcast | YouTube ..read more
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Ep 148: Inspiration from the archives: COLOUR
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by Maria Stoljar
6M ago
This episode I’m bringing you some gems from the archives. Leading artists talk with me about colour! Episodes of featured artists: Jo Bertini Paul Newton Philip Wolfhagen Nicholas Harding John Wolseley Peter O’Doherty Links YouTube channel Talking with Painters website Sign up to the TWP newsletter Nicholas Harding talks with me about his Wynne prize painting John Wolseley talks with me about his watercolour techniques   ..read more
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Ep 147: Ann Thomson in her 90th year
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by Maria Stoljar
7M ago
Watch an edited version of this conversation (4 mins) on the YouTube channel here Ann Thomson, one of Australia’s most important artists, might be in her 90th year but she shows no signs of putting down the brush. A powerful collection of works is currently hanging in a solo show at Sydney’s Defiance Gallery and Ann is looking forward to a busy 2024.  A major survey show to be curated by Terence Maloon will open at the S.H.Ervin Gallery in Sydney and travel to Orange Regional Art gallery in country NSW and solo shows at Messums in London and with Stephane Jacob in Paris are also in the ca ..read more
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Ep 146: Francis Giacco at his Australian Galleries exhibition
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by Maria Stoljar
8M ago
Click here for the edited video version of this podcast episode on the Talking with Painters YouTube channel The exhibition of Francis Giacco’s paintings now showing at Australian Galleries in Sydney has been a long time coming. Covid pushed back the scheduling but it was worth the wait! I met Francis at the gallery and we walked through the exhibition talking about several key works which cross portraiture, still life and landscape. Apart from the Archibald, Francis has won the Percival Portrait Painting prize (and other awards) and has been a People’s Choice winner in the S.H.Ervin’s Salon d ..read more
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When I won that art prize (part 4) – Georgia Spain
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by Maria Stoljar
9M ago
In the final episode of the series ‘When I won that art prize’ we go back to 2021 when a 27 year old Georgia Spain won the Sir John Sulman Prize at the Art Gallery of NSW, the first time she had entered the prize. In the same week she was announced the winner of the Women’s Art Prize Tasmania. These announcements were made less than 12 months after she was one of 5 artists to receive the Brett Whiteley Travelling Art scholarship. Georgia’s recent work is currently hanging in the exhibition ‘Once more with feeling’ showing at Ngununggula, in the southern highlands of NSW. See below fo ..read more
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