Interview

The Infinite Nature of Black

Artist Paul Stephen Benjamin’s work explores the relevance, resonance, and poetics of the color black and ranges across media including photography, painting, video, and sculpture. We discussed his belief in simplicity, the relationship between interpretation and artist intention, and the experience of preparing for his solo debut in New York City.

Type:
Interviews
Source:
February 12, 2019
Location:
Atlanta, GA
Credit:
Interview / Sarah Higgins

Behind the Screen(print) with Amy Pleasant

In late 2018, we reached out to artist Amy Pleasant and invited her to create an edition of prints for the 20th Annual ART PAPERS Auction. Sarah Higgins caught up with Amy on the final day of a week-long visit to the University of Georgia’s Lamar Dodd School of the Arts.

Type:
Interviews
Source:
February 6, 2019
Location:
Athens, GA
Credit:
Interview / Sarah Higgins

Gender and Artistic Practice in the Ice Age

Keeper of antiquities and curator of the blockbuster 2013 exhibition “Ice Age Art: Arrival of the Modern Mind,” Jill Cook explains the idea of spiritual landscapes, the surreal continuity between ancient and modern artistic practice, and gender equality in the Paleolithic.

Type:
Interviews
Source:
September 19, 2018
Location:
The British Museum, London, England
Credit:
Interview / Will Corwin

Amy Sherald: Pictures of American Life

In April 2018, as interviews with Sherald and features about her continued to stream across headlines, former ART PAPERS Editor and Artistic Director Victoria Camblin spoke with the artist about living and working in not-New York, the power of being mainstream, and how making art is a damn job.

Type:
Interviews
Source:
August 6, 2018
Location:
Atlanta, GA
Credit:
Interview / Victoria Camblin