1 hr 31 min

Ep 50: Elisabeth Condon Describes a Painting / "Untitled" (The Edge Series) 1968-69 by Sam Francis Pep Talks for Artists

    • Visual Arts

The new definition of painterly success just might be having Elisabeth Condon describe your painting. It's truly that satisfying. Elisabeth is back on the pod to describe a painting, and it's a fascinating one: "Untitled" 1968-69 from the Edge Painting series by Sam Francis. Come along as Elisabeth takes us not only through the painting itself, but also through Sam Francis' life and influences: namely that of his beloved Japan. The concept of "ma" or the potential of emptiness, Asian ink painting, and Francis' unique anti-New York gentle lyricism all factor in to make this talk a riveting deep dive into this Californian-born, second-generation Abstract Expressionist artist.



See an image of the painting here: https://tinyurl.com/2c487tpr (photo by Christopher Knight/LA Times) and https://tinyurl.com/ms8uxyj2 (photo by Elisabeth Condon)

See Sam Francis at LACMA: ⁠"Sam Francis and Japan: Emptiness Overflowing"⁠ is up at LACMA in Los Angeles thru July 16, 2023

More about Sam Francis: https://samfrancisfoundation.org/



Find Elisabeth Condon online: https://www.elisabethcondon.com/ and on IG: @elisabethcondon

Check out her work in person at The Golden Foundation in New Berlin, NY in "Made in Paint" (thru Aug 2023) and her mural-sized work at the Judy Genshaft Honors College Building at the University of South Florida (permanent). She is also now preparing for a solo show in December 2023 at Emerson Dorsch Gallery in Miami.



Other writers and artists mentioned: Paul Jenkins, Joan Mitchell, Helen Frankenthaler, Morris Lewis, David Hinton (Chinese Art Scholar), Frida Kahlo, Arshile Gorky, Jackson Pollock, Marc Rothko, Pablo Picasso, Jean Miro, Paul Klee, David Park. Fernand Leger, Shirley Jaffe, Jean-Paul Riopelle, Georges DuThuit, Joan Mitchell, Ed Clark, Tachisme Abstraction Lyrique Movement, Jean Dubuffet, Wols, Norman Bluhm, Sherman Lee (Chinese Art Scholar), Sesshū (Sumi-e Master), Moby Dick by Herman Melville, Lee Ufan, Brice Marden, Monoha Group of Hawaii, Kiki Kokolvic, William Wilson (LA Times writer), Cecily Brown, Jackson Pollock, Steve DiBenedetto, Philip Guston, Nihonga Painting, Lisa Beck, Andrea Belag, Matthew Richie, Richard E. Speer (Art writer), Yoshiaki Tono

Materials mentioned: Magna Paint, Hoechst Dispersions, Flashe, Guerra Paint



Amy's show during Upstate Art Weekend: "Appearances" at the Strange Untried Project Space July 22-23, 11-6pm, More info: https://www.strangeuntried.com/ and on IG: @strange_untried

And the Cut Me Up Magazine collage exhibition at the Albany International Airport through Dec 2023.

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Pep Talks on IG: ⁠⁠⁠@peptalksforartists⁠⁠⁠

Pep Talks on Art Spiel as written essays: ⁠⁠⁠https://tinyurl.com/7k82vd8s⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠

Amy's website: ⁠⁠⁠https://www.amytalluto.com/⁠⁠⁠ Amy on IG: ⁠⁠⁠@talluts⁠⁠⁠

⁠⁠⁠BuyMeACoffee⁠⁠⁠ Donations appreciated!








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The new definition of painterly success just might be having Elisabeth Condon describe your painting. It's truly that satisfying. Elisabeth is back on the pod to describe a painting, and it's a fascinating one: "Untitled" 1968-69 from the Edge Painting series by Sam Francis. Come along as Elisabeth takes us not only through the painting itself, but also through Sam Francis' life and influences: namely that of his beloved Japan. The concept of "ma" or the potential of emptiness, Asian ink painting, and Francis' unique anti-New York gentle lyricism all factor in to make this talk a riveting deep dive into this Californian-born, second-generation Abstract Expressionist artist.



See an image of the painting here: https://tinyurl.com/2c487tpr (photo by Christopher Knight/LA Times) and https://tinyurl.com/ms8uxyj2 (photo by Elisabeth Condon)

See Sam Francis at LACMA: ⁠"Sam Francis and Japan: Emptiness Overflowing"⁠ is up at LACMA in Los Angeles thru July 16, 2023

More about Sam Francis: https://samfrancisfoundation.org/



Find Elisabeth Condon online: https://www.elisabethcondon.com/ and on IG: @elisabethcondon

Check out her work in person at The Golden Foundation in New Berlin, NY in "Made in Paint" (thru Aug 2023) and her mural-sized work at the Judy Genshaft Honors College Building at the University of South Florida (permanent). She is also now preparing for a solo show in December 2023 at Emerson Dorsch Gallery in Miami.



Other writers and artists mentioned: Paul Jenkins, Joan Mitchell, Helen Frankenthaler, Morris Lewis, David Hinton (Chinese Art Scholar), Frida Kahlo, Arshile Gorky, Jackson Pollock, Marc Rothko, Pablo Picasso, Jean Miro, Paul Klee, David Park. Fernand Leger, Shirley Jaffe, Jean-Paul Riopelle, Georges DuThuit, Joan Mitchell, Ed Clark, Tachisme Abstraction Lyrique Movement, Jean Dubuffet, Wols, Norman Bluhm, Sherman Lee (Chinese Art Scholar), Sesshū (Sumi-e Master), Moby Dick by Herman Melville, Lee Ufan, Brice Marden, Monoha Group of Hawaii, Kiki Kokolvic, William Wilson (LA Times writer), Cecily Brown, Jackson Pollock, Steve DiBenedetto, Philip Guston, Nihonga Painting, Lisa Beck, Andrea Belag, Matthew Richie, Richard E. Speer (Art writer), Yoshiaki Tono

Materials mentioned: Magna Paint, Hoechst Dispersions, Flashe, Guerra Paint



Amy's show during Upstate Art Weekend: "Appearances" at the Strange Untried Project Space July 22-23, 11-6pm, More info: https://www.strangeuntried.com/ and on IG: @strange_untried

And the Cut Me Up Magazine collage exhibition at the Albany International Airport through Dec 2023.

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Pep Talks on IG: ⁠⁠⁠@peptalksforartists⁠⁠⁠

Pep Talks on Art Spiel as written essays: ⁠⁠⁠https://tinyurl.com/7k82vd8s⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠

Amy's website: ⁠⁠⁠https://www.amytalluto.com/⁠⁠⁠ Amy on IG: ⁠⁠⁠@talluts⁠⁠⁠

⁠⁠⁠BuyMeACoffee⁠⁠⁠ Donations appreciated!








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Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/peptalksforartistspod/support

1 hr 31 min