Text Box: Billy Apple: Apple Brand  Interview with the New Zealand born artist Billy Apple(R) recorded at The Mayor Gallery London in October 2010, during an exhibition of his works from 1960-69. In this conversation the artist describes his student life at the Royal College of Art 1959-61, contact with David Hockney, Derek Bosher and Ron Kitaj. 1961 transformation from Barry Bates to Billy Apple. First trip to New York in 1960/61 with David Hockney; meeting Henry Geldzahler, Gene Swenson, and Andy Warhol. A visit to Warhol's home, witnessing the first Campbell Soup Can painting in progress. Introductions to Leo Castelli, Jasper Johns and Robert Rauschenberg. Participation in primary Pop Art exhibition: The Supermarket Show at Bianchini Gallery NY 1964. Subsequent projects at Leo Castelli. Registration of Billy Apple trademark and up to date projects in New Zealand.

978-0-9565202-6-5  210 x 148mm, 40pp  colour ill.  GBP 12.99
Text Box: Cv/VAR no.103 publishes an interview recorded 2010 with American artist John Dugger (b. California 1948) in which he gives an account of his art and development. He recounts 1960s America and arriving in   London 1967: pioneering The Exploding Galaxy with David Medalla; 1970-2, their travels in the  Philippines, Sri Lanka, India, then Duggerís China Journey into Mao's Cultural Revolution 1972 and the Dalai Lamaís Namgyal Monastery 1993. The monograph documents the artistís founding of Banner Arts, London 1976    and other projects to date.  

978-1-908419-11-58 210x148mm, 64pp, colour ill. GBP 14.99

Monumenta: Anish Kapoor at Grand Palais. Cv/VAR 101 documents a commissioned sculpture by Anish Kapoor for the Monumenta series at Grand Palais, Paris. An initial presentation by the artist at his London studio in March,with curators Jean de Loisy and Mark Sanchez, describes the project, with reference to scale models, plus a discussion of the 'Orbit Tower' in process for the 2012 Olympics. Visits 'Leviathan' installed at the Grand Palais in May

 

978-0-9565202-9-6 250x200mm 54pp colour inserts GBP 14.99

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