Category Archives: Interviews and Conversations

Murder, Tradition, and a Nine Tailed Fox

Experimental theater directors Gisèle Vienne, Janie Geiser, and Basil Twist present tales of lost children and a rescued theater at RADAR L.A. an international festival of contemporary theater from September 24th through October 1st. Essays and Interviews by Brian Getnick In the summer … Continue reading 

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Native Strategies and Notes on Looking: A conversation

June 13, 2013 Geoff Tuck: I’d like to find a way to begin our conversation. I often find myself in a state of wondering when these projects are inaugurated with a person… It seems that no matter how much homework … Continue reading 

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Karl Haendel and Geoff Tuck, thinking about fatherhood

Geoff Tuck: Hi Karl. I had lunch with a friend recently, Michael Powell, and he is a new father, too. He and his wife, Natilee Harren, had their baby several months before you and Emily had Hazel. Michael was telling … Continue reading 

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Written for speaking – John Pearson and Geoff Tuck before Commonwealth and Council

August 01, 2013, 9:22 AM Hi Geoff, I haven’t heard any feedback about the questions I sent, so here’s one more you can answer at Commonwealth and Council. Is there a role for critical writing that is not encouraging, not … Continue reading 

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Peripheral Vision and Conversation with Pam Jorden

  January 17 Dear Pam, I have been looking online for the particular John Marin images I had in mind when we met at your studio, when I made a connection to his work in relation to the two paintings you … Continue reading 

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Julie Tolentino / Raised by Wolves: An offering, a question to experience

Geoff Tuck: I’ve been thinking about your performance at CWC, and also thinking about the exhibition that exists around your performance. In fact – I’m trying to pin down where one begins and the other ends. My experience of Raised … Continue reading 

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Emily Mast – BirdBrain in NY & other things

Geoff Tuck: Your work’s sensibility seems to me very sweet, or maybe – since “sweet” has connotations that go elsewhere than I might intend – I’ll say very human. Emily Mast: I definitely do not like the term “sweet” but … Continue reading 

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The Fiercest Intellectuals: A Digital Roundtable on Finding Common Ground Between Art, Authenticity and Religion

A conversation with Zach Kleyn, Corrie Siegel, Amanda Leigh Evans, Gregory Michael Hernandez, and Geoff Tuck. Geoff Tuck: I remember our conversation Zach, and I appreciated then that you sparked off a fascinating hour. On the subject of religion and … Continue reading 

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Justin John Greene – open studio conversation

I saw Justin John Greene’s paintings in an open studio event at the Central and 15th Street studios on April 21st. I was struck by their naturalness, by what seemed to me a skilfull but not a fussy way of rendering figures. … Continue reading 

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Brad Eberhard – History, process and metaphor in (dis/solve) at Tom Solomon

Geoff Tuck: When I visited Brad Eberhard’s exhibition, (dis/solve), at Tom Solomon Gallery, I was confused by his paintings. Eberhard is a careful, even meticulous artist, he builds up thin layers of paint and he works these by scraping, rubbing and … Continue reading 

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