Category: Interviews

  • Satire: A Charlatan-Killing Silver Bullet

    Satire: A Charlatan-Killing Silver Bullet

    The best look at Modern Art I’ve seen since Tom Wolfe’s The Painted Word. The Colbert Report Get More: Colbert Report Full Episodes,Political Humor & Satire Blog,Video Archive

  • La Sfida della Semplicita’

    Tonight Giulia and I were admiring and discussing what I think is the nearly completed first great painting forged in the new studio.  I said to her: It’s the unexpected simplicity in this painting that I like so much—it’s the most from the least—made of simple improvisations I could have never planned.  That’s the trick […]

  • Where is Odd Nerdrum?

    Where is Odd Nerdrum?

    A presentation that is rightly partisan and begs the question: what is the real motive behind the Norwegian government’s prosecution?

  • “The Power of Mathematics”

    And I have to say, underlying everything that we’re talking about, in fact underlying everything I do with my entire life, pretty much, is a firm belief that mathematics is a sure-footed guide to how reality works. If that’s wrong, then all bets are off. –Brian Greene, Physicist, from a fascinating interview with Terry Gross […]

  • “It’s Better than Television”

    – Steve Martin, speaking about artwork, in a recent interview with the New York Times.

  • “Having a Life and Not a Career”

    Most bizarre: I was re-watching the recent clip of Christopher Hitchens speaking with Andersen Cooper and I thought, good interview, then thought, speaking of good interviews, what’s Charlie Rose doing these days?… and there Charlie was with Christopher! A must watch: Charlie Rose interviews Christopher Hitchens about his new memoir and his battle with cancer.