Aqua Art Miami Director Katelijne De Backer

PBT got a chance to sit down with Aqua’s director, Katelijne de Backer. This was Our conversation: PBT: Hi Katelijne, tell us a little about your fair, tell us about Aqua. Katelijne: Aqua is the best fair in Miami because it’s a small fair, it’s intimate. It’s in a the beautiful Aqua Hotel and it’s […]

David Zalben Interview Part II

David Zalben: Wired, Part I D = David Collante    Z = David Zalben D     Your work draws beautiful women into this place. Z     Indeed it does, you’re witness to that. My own dwellings manifest these things which are an extension of my personality. I never do anything that’s for somebody else; I think that’s cheap […]

Artist Federico Uribe Interview

Federico Uribe: Beyond Unreal, Part I David= D  Federico= F D     What’s your favorite object to use? The colored Pencil? F     I always  wanted to be a painter. I just wasn’t the painter I wanted to be. Colored pencils are essentially lines of color that you can make in any size. So essentially it’s a […]

Artist Federico Uribe Interview

David= D  Federico= F D     What was it like growing up in Colombia? F     The fact that it was in Colombia or the fact that I was growing up? D     Let’s say the environment. F     I spent a large part of my childhood, about half, in my grandfather’s farm and the rest of it in […]

Randy Burman: Art Reconstructed, Part I D= David R= Randy D     In reference to The United States of Oil piece, do you like to use your art as a vessel to raise social awareness? R    Absolutely; the artwork reflects on the times and the environment that we live in. I guess artists can ignore that, […]

D= David R= Randy D     Thank you for joining us Randy. R     Thank you for having me. D    What was it like growing up in Baltimore? R     Gee whiz. I was very protected as a child. I was raised in a Jewish orthodox family. I didn’t go to school with the rest of the kids […]

Richard Kurtz: The Man Behind the Art, Part I D= David R= Richard R     When I moved to New York in the late 70’s, early 80’s, I went to this gym on 14th street above this restaurant called Luciao’s. It was a real gym, like South Beach boxing, but more real. You had to walk […]

D= David R= Richard D     Thank you Richard, for sitting down with us today. R     Great to be here David as one of the inaugural artists. D     Not just one of the inaugural artists, THE inaugural artist. R     The golden calf to the slaughter (laughter). D   […]

Join Pork Belly Times as we embark on a sizzling adventure. Next week we commence the Pork Belly Times Artist Interview Series. The first crispy installment will feature artist Richard Kurtz. Richard is a contemporary artist currently based out of Miami. His work has been featured in shows in New York, Buenos Aires, Barcelona, Los […]