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Painters Today, hosted by Lucy Cox, is a visual arts podcast featuring contemporary British artists.

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Painters Today, hosted by Lucy Cox, is a visual arts podcast featuring contemporary British artists.

    16. This Must Be The Place: Narbi Price

    16. This Must Be The Place: Narbi Price

    Narbi and I discuss the Ashington Painting series that informs his PhD thesis; his visit to Gdańsk, Poland; painting and photography, and why historical events and locations, from iconic street corners, to gruesome scenes, to the poignant and personal, fascinate him.
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    Cover image: 'Untitled Barrier Painting (Westerplatte)' by Narbi Price,
    acrylic on canvas, 91x122cm, 2019.
    Intro & Outro Music: www.hooksounds.com

    • 41 min
    15. Notes to Myself: Keith Murdoch

    15. Notes to Myself: Keith Murdoch

    Keith and I discuss the power of the North Sea landscape, recent and long-term memory, Turner, Raoul De Keyser, the relationship between working in the studio and outdoors, translating feelings and experiences into painting, what it means to capture the ‘thingness’ of nature, the ability to finally enjoy Picasso’s paintings, and the importance of having go-to artists during times of doubt.

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    Cover image: “Forest” by Keith Murdoch, oil on canvas, 2020, 10” x8”. Image courtesy of the artist.
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    • 1 hr
    14. Fragility Spills: Clare Price

    14. Fragility Spills: Clare Price

    We discuss Clare’s 2018 solo show Fragility Spills, social media as a ‘safe space’, gender, identity, duality, Soho’s clubbing and art scenes during the 1990s, performativity and painting, and why painter Joan Mitchell is an inspiration.
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    Cover image: Clare Price in her studio, 2019. Image courtesy of the artist.
    Intro & Outro Music: www.hooksounds.com

    • 47 min
    13. Ennui Refigured: Freya Purdue

    13. Ennui Refigured: Freya Purdue

    Freya and I discuss the meaning behind her two-person exhibition ‘Ennui Refigured’, the nature of digital boredom, spirituality and the human condition, ancient cultures, Africa, Agnes Martin, Frank Stella, Larry Poons, space exploration, painting and limitless inspiration and the power of Jackson Pollock’s 1943 artwork ‘Guardian’s of the Secret'.

    Cover image: Freya Purdue's studio (with painting detail), 2019.
    Intro & Outro Music: www.hooksounds.com

    • 1 hr 3 min
    12. Fiona Rae

    12. Fiona Rae

    Fiona and I discuss the relationship between primitive mark-making and charcoal drawing, art history, the notion of 'shy painting', making sense of chaos, finding balance between acceptance and criticality, Picasso, poetry, Disney cartoons, Van Gogh's sunflowers, Rauschenberg, De Kooning and using drawings as 'spirit guides'.

    Cover image: 'Figure 1g'. Oil and acrylic on canvas, 2014, 72 x 51 in / 183 x 129.5 cm. Photograph courtesy of the artist.
    Intro & Outro Music: www.hooksounds.com

    • 29 min
    11. Colours & Games: Laurence Noga

    11. Colours & Games: Laurence Noga

    We discuss Laurence's 2017 solo show 'Open System' at the C&C Gallery in London, his father's memorabilia and obsessive collecting, the reasons why he titles paintings after particular colours as well as the Bauhaus Moment, collage and assemblage, Paul Klee's fascination with gardens, the harmonic balance of colour and his favourite recent exhibitions.

    Cover Image courtesy of Brigitte Parusel.
    Intro & Outro Music: www.hooksounds.com

    • 52 min

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