Olympia Stone talks about "The Cardboard Bernini", her second documentary, where she follows artist James Grashow building a giant cardboard fountain inspired by famouse baroque sculptor Gian Lorenzo Bernini
by Olympia Stone.
My 2012 film, “The Cardboard Bernini”, examines the work and life of acclaimed artist James Grashow as he builds a giant cardboard fountain inspired by the work… http://www.floatingstone.com/blog/2016/10/why-i-made-cardboard-bernini/
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/
"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/
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/