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A Wee But Grand Opera

L'Opera, by David Beck with Chris Sullivan's photos and a r1998 review by NYTimes' Grace Glueck
With pictures from Chris Sullivan's photo album "Seen @ L'Opéra" From 1993 to 1998, David Beck devoted himself to the production of a single work, L'Opéra. In the sumptuous inter… http://www.floatingstone.com/blog/2016/11/wee-much-grander-metropolitan/

The Saga of the Yawning Elephant

Artist David Beck talks about the genesis of his elephant sculptures, which started while he was working to the monumental "L'Opera" (1998). The "Yawning Elephant" didn't make it in "L'Opera" but he was shown individually at Allan Stone Gallery of New Yor…
"Yawning Elephant With A Very Long Trunk" (David Beck, 1995) The "Yawning Elephant With A Very Long Trunk" was made in 1995 while David was working on "L'Opera" (1998). "L'Opera"… http://www.floatingstone.com/blog/2016/10/saga-yawning-elephant/

Allan Stone In David Beck's Studio

A vintage clip with art collector Allan Stone visiting David Beck's studio. David shows Allan Stone a new piece, a blowfish which will later be called "Le Petite Peche ENORME"
"(this blowfish) looks like a relative!" In 2006, Collector Allan Stone pays a visit to the studio of David Beck, who shows him one of his latest pieces, a blowfish—which will la… http://www.floatingstone.com/blog/2016/10/allan-stone-david-becks-studio/

James Grashow: Prince of Prints

"James Grashow: The Prince of Prints" will open at The Center for Contemporary Printmaking of Norwalk, CT. Grashow's prints have appeared regularly in The New York Times and many well-known periodicals and publications throughout the country. Grashow's b…
James Grashow's woodcuts' exhibit and a large-scale cardboard "Fish Parade" in Norwalk, CT The Center for Contemporary announces the opening of its next exhibition: "James Grasho… http://www.floatingstone.com/blog/2016/08/james-grashow-prince-prints/

David Beck and Olympia Stone talk with KALX Berkeley

Interview recorded on 6.13.15 before the San Francisco screening of Curious Worlds at the SFDocFest
Excerpts of an interview recorded on 6.13.15 before the San Francisco screening of Curious Worlds at the SFDocFest (full interview below) KALX interviewer: First let me tell you … http://www.floatingstone.com/blog/2015/07/david-beck-and-olympia-stone-talk-kalx-berkeley/