Mural Painting

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Kara Walker & Larry Walker
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“I would like to do more of that kind of thing: travel, spend some time in a place and really work from a different vantage point. I don’t know what will happen in my work from that, but I trust my ability to find the tools to find my way into my work. I think I will sit out in the woods more.”

Hope Gangloff by Yuri Masnyj
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In Gangloff’s latest paintings, student protesters at Cooper Union (her alma mater) loom large. With sculptor Masnyj she discusses her path of becoming a painter of her peer group.

Roberto Juarez by Edward J. Sullivan
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How would you define these works as public art, and maybe you could talk a little bit about the origin of them, how these commissions came to be and what you think about them in terms of their “public-ness”?

Gabriel Orozco by Carmen Boullosa
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Carmen Boullosa talks with Gabriel Orozco about how remnants of the natural world and the everyday are utterly re-imagined in his work.

Alex Rubio by Bill Fitzgibbons
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Bill Fitzgibbons gives background information on Alex Rubio, the artist who created the cover image for this issue of BOMB, from Rubio’s upbringing in the San Antonio Barrio to his current pieces.

Lincoln Perry by Ann Beattie
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Lincoln Perry’s mural at the University of Virginia re-envisions the building’s view of distant mountains as the acme of a kind of secular Pilgrim’s Progress.

Sol LeWitt by Saul Ostrow
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Sol LeWitt bridged the gap between Minimalism and Conceptualism, foregrounding the disparity between the world of language and that of objects and actions.

 Raymond Pettibon by Grady T. Turner
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Raymond Pettibon found his calling as an artist at about the same time punk hit Los Angeles in 1978.

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