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Art + Radio
Wednesday at 7:42 a.m.

How do visual images work in an aural space? LIke this. Each episode adds to the gallery of the airwaves and connects listeners to the Sioux City Art Center's permanent collection.

  • "[Palmer] has always used pretty bold colors, but the colors now are brighter. And, she's also choosing that paint color that many artists really steer…
  • "She was influenced by what's called the Vienna Dioscurides. What that was, was the oldest illustrated book of edible and medicinal plants in existance,"…
  • "Kind of an unusual thing for us to show in terms of a series of paintings where the paintings themselves have had two different lives," says Behrens.…
  • "Looking at these drawings it really feels like you are inside someplace looking through a window out onto the setting that she has drawn," says Behrens.…
  • "His artworks are really accessible, they are combinations of nostalgia with a little bit of pop thrown in," says Behrens. "But, the more you start to…
  • "The splatters came first and then the drawings came second but that allowed him to pick out just the right size building so that they are incorporated…
  • "The expressions that each of these subjects has is natural. It's what we might otherwise, you know, read as blank. It allows us to continue that story…
  • "Some of the patterns that he creates will start to, I think trigger some things in your brain. And that is conscious on his part," says Behrens. "He…
  • "When you realize that it's two sides of the same structure then you start to understand it's more… about our depth", says Behrens. "…There's always…
  • "…It's one of those amazing transformations that can happen in the hands of an artist where you take something that you think is just what it is but…