Painting (Fine Arts) http://kwgs.org en The Canvas and the Visage: "Painted Faces" at the Zarrow Center in Downtown Tulsa http://kwgs.org/post/canvas-and-visage-painted-faces-zarrow-center-downtown-tulsa <p>On this installment of ST, we're discussing a terrific new art exhibit at TU's Henry Zarrow Center for Art and Education, located at 124 East Brady in Tulsa's downtown Brady Arts District: "Painted Faces" will be on view through April 20th. This show explores the work of ten outstanding artists --- from Kansas City, Connecticut, Texas, the U.K., and elsewhere --- all of whom use the human head as a regular element in their picture-making. Wed, 19 Mar 2014 23:16:13 +0000 Rich Fisher 56323 at http://kwgs.org The Canvas and the Visage: "Painted Faces" at the Zarrow Center in Downtown Tulsa Barbara Grossman, the Noted Artist and Painter, Is the 2013 Mayo Distinguished Visiting Artist at TU http://kwgs.org/post/barbara-grossman-noted-artist-and-painter-2013-mayo-distinguished-visiting-artist-tu <p>Today we're pleased to share an interesting discussion with Barbara Grossman, the 2013 Ruth B. Mayo Distinguished Visiting Artist at the University of Tulsa's School of Art. Wed, 06 Nov 2013 20:07:29 +0000 Rich Fisher 49150 at http://kwgs.org Barbara Grossman, the Noted Artist and Painter, Is the 2013 Mayo Distinguished Visiting Artist at TU Remembering the Artist Charles Banks Wilson (1918-2013) on StudioTulsa http://kwgs.org/post/remembering-artist-charles-banks-wilson-1918-2013-studiotulsa <p>Today on ST, a special interview from our archives as we listen back to a 1993 discussion with Charles Banks Wilson. The widely beloved artist died last week at 94. Wilson was born in Arkansas and grew up in Miami, Oklahoma; over the course of his long and prolific career, he worked as a painter, printmaker, art teacher, lecturer, historian, and magazine and book illustrator --- and his works are in the permanent collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Library of Congress, the Corcoran Gallery, the Oklahoma State Capitol, the Smithsonian, and other notable institutions. Tue, 07 May 2013 20:04:40 +0000 Rich Fisher 38640 at http://kwgs.org Remembering the Artist Charles Banks Wilson (1918-2013) on StudioTulsa Modern Masterpieces and Masterful Deception Cross Paths in "The Art Forger" (Encore presentation.) http://kwgs.org/post/modern-masterpieces-and-masterful-deception-cross-paths-art-forger-encore-presentation <p>(Please note: This program originally aired last year.) On this edition of our show, we speak by phone with the author and writing instructor B. A. Shapiro about her widely praised novel, "The Art Forger." In 1990, more than a dozen works of art (today worth, in sum, $500+ million) were stolen from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston. It remains the largest unsolved art heist in history, but in this equally fascinating and entertaining novel, our heroine --- Claire Roth, a struggling young artist --- learns more about this theft than she ever bargained for. Tue, 12 Mar 2013 20:07:32 +0000 Rich Fisher 35575 at http://kwgs.org Modern Masterpieces and Masterful Deception Cross Paths in "The Art Forger" (Encore presentation.) Modern Masterpieces and Masterful Deception Cross Paths in "The Art Forger" http://kwgs.org/post/modern-masterpieces-and-masterful-deception-cross-paths-art-forger <p>On this edition of our show, we speak by phone with the author and writing instructor B. A. Shapiro about her widely praised new novel, "The Art Forger." In 1990, more than a dozen works of art (today worth, in sum, $500+ million) were stolen from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston. It remains the largest unsolved art heist in history, but in this equally fascinating and entertaining novel, our heroine --- Claire Roth, a struggling young artist --- learns more about this theft than she ever bargained for. Mon, 12 Nov 2012 23:07:11 +0000 Rich Fisher 29425 at http://kwgs.org Modern Masterpieces and Masterful Deception Cross Paths in "The Art Forger" "Marco Sassone: Architecture and Nature" at Price Tower http://kwgs.org/post/marco-sassone-architecture-and-nature-price-tower <p>On this edition of our show, we speak with Marco Sassone, the award-winning Italian artist (b. 1942), who recently opened an exhibit at the Price Tower Arts Center in Bartlesville. "Marco Sassone: Architecture and Nature" will be on view at that museum through December 2nd. Born in a Tuscan village, raised and schooled in Florence, and later a resident of California for many years, the painter now resides in Toronto. Mon, 08 Oct 2012 18:38:05 +0000 Rich Fisher 27494 at http://kwgs.org "Marco Sassone: Architecture and Nature" at Price Tower A Chat with the Noted Tulsa-Based Artist Mark Lewis http://kwgs.org/post/chat-noted-tulsa-based-artist-mark-lewis <p>Our guest is Mark Lewis, the well-regarded Tulsa-based artist, and member of the University of Tulsa art faculty, whose paintings, drawings, and collage works have been shown in galleries nationwide. He&#39;s also been a longtime fixture on the sidewalks of 11th Street, Cherry Street, Brookside, and downtown, where he&#39;s been making paintings (and, more recently, collages) of this community&#39;s cityscapes for more than a dozen years. Fri, 06 Jul 2012 18:02:36 +0000 Rich Fisher 21796 at http://kwgs.org A Chat with the Noted Tulsa-Based Artist Mark Lewis