Art Uncovered -- Jason Brockert

Premiere DateDec 6, 2011
00:00 Thomas Intro
02:28 Jason Brockert pt. 1
05:59 Endless Talk Wild Flag
08:54 Jason Brockert pt. 2
10:38 Records of a Flagpole Skater Surf City
13:30 Jason Brockert pt. 3
17:02 Cake Shop Swell Maps
19:26 Jason Brockert pt. 4
22:12 Leaf House Animal Collective
24:51 Jason Brockert pt. 5
29:14 Brave Dumb Face Unnatural Helpers
31:42 Jason Brockert pt. 6
34:39 Crack In Your Eye Thee Oh Sees
37:48 Finish

This week on the show my guest is painter Jason Brockert. Jason currently has a show up at Iam8bit Gallery in Los Angeles. The show is called American Icons, and features paintings of Atari game cartridges, vintage gaming consoles, and toy action figures from the film Star Wars. The works explore ideas of nostalgia and ask us to reflect on the ways our childhood imaginations cascade into our adult lives.

I spoke with Jason over the phone about his new paintings, trying to make a living as an artist, and a bizarre internet scam he discovered that targets painters.

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HOST Thomas
Thomas grew up in Northern California where he fell in love with music and photography while going to punk shows and shooting skate photos. He photography in college, which may or may not qualify him to host an…

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