Beez And Honey

Beez And Honey
The Beez and Honey Podcast, or The Podcast for short, is an oral history of the contemporary art world covering everything about Art. I’ll be inviting people from all areas of the art field to discuss everything from sustainability to technology. Expect input from artists, curators, collectors, gallerists, art dealers and unexpected voices not part of the mainstream discourse which often centers around the price of art.

Lowell Boyers: American Painter in NYC
Aug 10 • 33 min
Lowell Boyers’s paintings of mystical, mythical landscapes capture not only the exterior of his characters but also the interior landscapes. Grounded in the figurative these paintings stimulate a world of non literal feelings and philosophies often…
Michael Rees: Creating Joy
Jul 18 • 46 min
Michael Rees took the concept of artists making change to the physical manifestation of making PPE for hospital staff during the coronavirus crisis this past spring in NYC. Listen to him discuss everything about his latest exhibition around Joy and how we…
Marta Jovanovic: Performance Art at its Best
Jun 20 • 31 min
Working primarily as a performance artist Marta has moved with ease and grace between grueling performances live and captured in virtual reality. Her work has been documented in a film by Robert Adanto (Born Just Now) which recently won a prize at the…
Simon de Pury: Renaissance Man
Jun 7 • 39 min
Simon de Pury is one of those names synonymous with Art. Having reinvented the art of auctioneering with an energetic style all his own, Simon has a wealth of experience, including brokering private sales and working with institutions and organizations…
You’re Not Getting My Money Anymore: Art Institutions Must Stand Up for Justice
Jun 6 • 4 min
It’s not enough for institutions to do politically correct “diverse” programming while remaining silent in the face of racial injustice with no comment on roiling social upheavals around the world calling for change in America. —- This episode is…
Giancarlo Canavesio: Expanding Consciousness Through Filmmaking
May 26 • 28 min
Giancarlo Canavesio has evolved over the years from Collector to Documentary filmmaker. You can find Neurons to Nirvana, Monogamish, and many other of his documentaries on Netflix and his own platform —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The…
Eva Ruiz: A Local Approach to Art in A Global Art World
May 24 • 25 min
Eva Ruiz’s eye for Art has been refined over many years of working with artists in her gallery and traveling the world looking at Art. She’s a big advocate for returning to the life blood of the art world which is the gallery and the studios of the…
Introduction to Season 3
May 21 • 4 min
In the upcoming episodes we expand our view to note established names in the art field. We won’t abandon our emerging art crowd but it’s also good to give kudos to those who have worked for years and made their mark in Art. —- This episode is sponsored by…
Johann Haeling Von Lanzanauer: Art as a means of Unification
May 5 • 26 min
Johann Haeling Von Lanzanauer has been a fixture of the Art world for many years. In addition to his galleries in Berlin and Hamburg he recently started an artist residency in the Alsace region of France (La Maison des Temps) and has launched the Arts and…
Florian Wupperfeld and Leading Culture Destinations
May 3 • 25 min
Florian Wupperfeld is the founder of Leading Culture Destinations, a culture travel network connecting cultural nomads to cultural destinations worldwide. Once a year he hosts the LCD awards or “the Oscars for museums”. Florian discusses LCD and the…
Krista Kim: Light and Color Through the Lens of Technology
Apr 22 • 26 min
Krista Kim’s art embraces technology as a means of bringing humanity together. Color and light merge in her visually beautiful works which seem specifically made for our time. Listen to her point of view on social issues, art, fashion and technology. —-…
Louisa St Pierre: Portrait of a Woman
Apr 14 • 24 min
Louisa St Pierre is an illustrator who has worked with some top global talent representing them as an agent on commercial as well as fine art projects both in the USA and abroad. Here she speaks to us from home where she is currently collaborating with…
Arshak Sarkissian: An International Artist From Yerevan, Armenia
Apr 6 • 33 min
Arshak’s paintings, drawings and sculptures are timeless works of art. We caught up with him at his studio in Yerevan to get a feel for how his practice has been impacted by the pandemic and quarantine. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The…
Joy Setton: Natural Dye Design and Textile Print Studio
Apr 3 • 31 min
Joy Setton is a Renaissance Woman whose practical arts make the world a more beautiful and healthy place. Enjoy this podcast which maps the global influences on her art and design —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a…
Hannes Bend: Deep Breathing Meditation
Mar 16 • 30 min
This is the second time Hannes has been on the Beez and Honey Podcast. This time we see one form of his art practice. Following his mentor Wim Hof’s method Hannes offers us all a means of strengthening our immune system and calming our minds in this time…
Leroy Brothers: An Art Practice Way Ahead if its Time
Mar 10 • 33 min
The Leroy Brothers have worked together with social media and internet based art since the early 2000s. Their collaborations have extended from individuals to music bands and their creations have tapped into art historical references in pop art like…
Anne Herzog and the Mystical Mountain of Snaeffelness, Iceland
Feb 28 • 27 min
Anne Herzog is a French artist who has worked in Iceland for many years. Her work explores the myths and legends of the powerful countryside around Snaeffelness, a region in Iceland where she often works outdoors. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor:…
Philippe Thill Through His Daughter Vanessa Thill
Feb 21 • 23 min
French artist Philippe Thill passed away in 2010 and his daughter, an artist herself, speaks about his legacy and the work she’s doing to get his work out to a new public. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast.…
Andrew Edlin: Inside the World of Outsider Art
Feb 13 • 28 min
Andrew Edlin is owner of the Outsider Art Fair and Andrew Edlin Gallery. He’s well regarded in the art world as an expert in outsider art. Here is his story. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast.
Zoe Charlton: The Subtle Power of Drawing
Feb 6 • 34 min
Zoe Charlton joins us from her studio in Baltimore, MD, and illuminates is about the art scene there and about her own work in the studio and outside in academia. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast.…
Clarina Bezzola: The Rewards Of A Full Creative Life
Jan 31 • 48 min
Clarina Bezzola joins us from her home and studio in the Gowanus neighborhood in Brooklyn. Clarina recounts her history from Switzerland to New York and while describing her work, offers some wise words to consider regarding Art. —- This episode is…
Hannes Bend: BREATHE
Jan 24 • 34 min
Hannes Bend has had a successful practice for many years which still sustains in him terms of paintings and photography creation but his most recent body of work involving breath, consciousness and technology has brought his work to a whole new level —-…
Xaviera Simmons on the rising tide of African American Art
Jan 21 • 28 min
Xaviera Simmons has forged a place for herself on the international art circuit for many years before it was fashionable (and profitable) to collect African American Art. Listen as she speaks about the importance of this time and what it means for the…
Olga Shurygina on a visit to the continent of Africa
Jan 2 • 26 min
Olga Shurygina, another artist from Moscow, revisits her roots in Uzbekistan and discovers things about herself while revealing things to the native Uzbekis about themselves. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast.…
Bravo Cattelan Banana
Dec 30, 2019 • 3 min
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Alex Kuznetsov: Graffiti Art to Abstract Art
Dec 14, 2019 • 29 min
Moscow based artist Alexander Kuznetsov describes his life, his work and the challenges of being an artist in Russia while looking forward to a new studio in a community of artists and some exciting upcoming exhibitions. —- This episode is sponsored by ·…
Annabel Daou Tells My Fortune
Dec 8, 2019 • 32 min
Before the end of her current residency at Signs and Symbols on 102 Forsyth Street, Lower East Side, New York City, where her next solo exhibition opens January 10, 2020, I caught up with Annabel Daou about her current, past and future work. Listen in for…
Art Fairs: A Conversation With Alain Servais
Dec 1, 2019 • 32 min
Speaking again with collector Alain Servais. Always a refreshing and stimulating point of view about everything about Art. Listen to this conversation from Jakarta where he visited more than 16 art studios while visiting Art Jakarta. —- This episode is…
Vadis Turner
Nov 25, 2019 • 30 min
The work of artist Vadis Turner is specific to her vision and unmistakably her own. She “paints” without traditional tools a body of work that’s uniquely her own and reflective of our world now. On a recent trip to her old hometown New York the artist…
Beez And Honey (Trailer)
Nov 19, 2019 • 0 min
Alessandro Del Pero in Conversation With Nicollette Ramirez
Nov 19, 2019 • 32 min
An unscripted discussion with Alessandro Del Pero, an Italian Artist, who describes his work and the art world as we know it right now. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast.
In the Studio With Paolo Pelosini
Nov 11, 2019 • 47 min
Paolo Pelosini and I have a conversation in his Harlem studio in anticipation of his solo exhibition with Philip Hoerle Guggenheim. Please note this episode has expletives so don’t listen if your sensibilities are delicate. —- This episode is sponsored by…
Stephen Bliss: Bridging the Gap Between His Private Practice and Commissions
Nov 8, 2019 • 35 min
Stephen Bliss has been the Senior Artist at Rockstar Games for many years and through his agency has been able to fulfill commissions for clients which allow him the financial freedom to do his own work in the studio. Here the artist discusses how he’s…
Ivan Gaete: Weaving a world from works on paper.
Nov 1, 2019 • 26 min
Describing the early stages of his development from working with paper in installations, drawings and sculpture, the Chilean artist expands on his growing practice in textiles as his creative tool of choice. The art scene in the Bronx, NY, comes alive in…
Lindsey Nobel: An LA Artist With A Big Heart
Oct 26, 2019 • 30 min
In an era of the “art product” as opposed to Art, Lindsey Nobel’s work stands out for its beauty and intellectual rigor. Listen to the artist discuss her practice and her experience of the Burning Man community, her time at the Chelsea Hotel in NYC and…
Blanca de la Torre Garcia: Curator with an Emphasis on the Environment
Oct 20, 2019 • 21 min
Blanca is a curator and writer who works with artists whose work contributes to the dialogue about sustainability and environmentalism. Her work has appeared in museum and gallery catalogs and she’s recently published a book on sustainability in cultural…
Lucio Salvatore: Black Square at Space Gallery Soho NY
Oct 20, 2019 • 29 min
Lucio Salvatore describes his process from idea to creation. The native Italian and Brazilian artist discusses art history and sustainability and how his work fits into the art of our time. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make…
Reid Stowe: Artist, Sailor, Shaman, Mystic
Oct 18, 2019 • 46 min
After a voyage of more than 1000 days at sea without touching land, Reid Stowe, recounts his years as an artist in an exhibition in Chelsea, NY, At Paul Calendrillo Gallery, that includes work from his various journeys and days in NYC and around the…
Sari Dienes Through The Memories of Rip Hayman
Oct 17, 2019 • 28 min
Sari Dienes was a female artist doing female art at a time when it was a compliment for a female artist to be told that she did art like a man. Part of the Cedar Tavern crowd, Sari influenced artists like Jasper Johns. Hear Rip Hayman, a natural…
Sara Kay: Gallerist and Art Dealer
Oct 11, 2019 • 27 min
Sara Kay is the personification of “You are what you have been becoming.” From her days as an intern in an auction house Sara describes her path to entrepreneurship and owning her own gallery in the East Village, New York. Her story should inspire…
Susan and Michael Hort: Patrons
Oct 5, 2019 • 45 min
Susan and Michael Hort have been supporting emerging artists for decades. Their collection harkens back to the days of true patronage where the financial support they offer to artists creates the foundation for the art world to thrive and thus contributes…
Uri Dotan: The Early Years of Digital Art
Sep 28, 2019 • 39 min
Israeli American Artist Uri Dotan talks about the early years of his career in digital art In New York City in the 1980s and how his art practice evolved. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast.
Georg Bak On The Evolution of Digital Art
Sep 21, 2019 • 23 min
Curator, collector, independent dealer and Director of Sales for 4 Art Technologies joins us to discuss the evolution of digital art and the most recent developments in art technology. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a…
Alain Servais: Collector Extraordinaire
Sep 14, 2019 • 39 min
Belgian collector Alain Servais discusses his philosophy of collecting and the methods he uses to build a contemporary collection in light of recent developments in technology. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast.…
Artist Carla Gannis’s Digital Art Practice
Sep 6, 2019 • 24 min
Artist Carla Gannis describes her digital art practice and advances in the field of New Media Art. We discuss the work of some of her idols as well as the enthusiasm and inspiration she shares with her students. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor:…
Beez and Honey
Sep 2, 2019 • 8 min
This episode introduces you to me and to the Beez and Honey Podcast and tells you a little about what topics on Art we will cover in the upcoming weeks and what to expect from the first few episodes. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest…