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Ep 50 - James Guppy - Art seduction

Ep 50 - James Guppy - Art seduction

I had a great conversation with Australian contemporary artist James Guppy. His paintings are figurative and surreal and his subject matter is life mortality, animals, flowers, fairies and recently men in suits --- on stilts.

Here is what we talk about:

Creative heroes,
“Good art is a virus that affects the way we see the world for evermore.”
Mural art,
Working with acrylic paint,
Figurative painting in the modern world,
Contemporary and figurative art divide in Australia,
Most shocking painting to make,
Byron bay,
New age influences,
Strong women,
Middle aged fairies,
Working in America,
Aggressive capitalism,
The aftermath of message painting,
Street art,
Future work,
Social media,
Vintage pornography,
Most moving painting to make,
Artistic challenges,

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To find out more about James and his work

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