Artist Dunja Schandin honored David Beck art with a 2016 kinetic papier mache sculpture of Beck feeding a Dodo. Here are her words about her love for David Beck's art.
By Dunja Schandin*
It is hard to put in words what makes David Beck 's art so precious to me. He triggers a lot of emotions about lifestyle, dedication, love, and humbleness.
Artist Chris Sullivan talks about sculptor David Beck's "Book of Insects", a miniature book with hand-painted "studies" of insects ("1.25 x 1" pages, gouache on paper)
A Note by Chris Sullivan
Once I shared some of my pictures of David Beck’s work with a Professor of Art who took them in and said, “well, its all about the hand.”
I’m still not … http://www.floatingstone.com/blog/2016/10/my-notes-david-becks-book-insects/
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/
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/
A podcast produced by Denver-based Jon Eks (JonOfAllTrades podcast) with an interview with David Beck and Olympia Stone in occasion of Curious Worlds screening at 38th Denver International Film Festival
Excerpts from Jon Eks (JonOfAllTrades)'s podcast with David Beck and Olympia Stone at 38th Denver Film Festival (full episode here)
David Beck about his art:
I make funn… http://www.floatingstone.com/blog/2015/11/david-beck-reluctant-star-curious-worlds/
For many years David Beck has flirted with the significance of the Dodos. Here are some of his thoughts from an interview with the Smithsonian American Art Museum
The monumental DODO MUSEUM will highlight the exhibit: David Beck: Alligator Maintenance and Other Esoterica (Jan12- Feb20, Allan Stone Projects.) Here are some of Beck's thoughts … http://www.floatingstone.com/blog/2015/03/test-two/