Art Uncovered - Studio Visit with Melissa Brown

Premiere DateMay 14, 2013
00:47 Melissa Brown Interview pt. 1
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04:46 Myth Brilliant Colors
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06:41 Melissa Brown Interview pt. 2
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11:43 36 Inches High Nick Lowe
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14:26 Melissa Brown Interview pt. 3
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11:36 Part Time Punks Television Personalities
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20:13 Melissa Brown Interview pt. 4
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23:40 Vacation Beach Fossils
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27:10 Melissa Brown Interview pt. 5
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30:50 I Hate The 80s The Vaselines
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34:18 Melissa Brown Interview pt. 6
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38:42 Lulu's Lips Grass Widow
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39:10 Finish
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This week on the show, a conversation with artist Melissa Brown. Melissa’s  kaleidoscopic  prints and collages  draw on  graphics from  lottery tickets, playing cards and currency  to explore questions of value and fantasy. I dropped by her studio to talk about dumpster diving for lottery tickets, something called a”Hexahexaflexagon” and what it’s like to make a woodcut print with a steamroller.

Hexahexaflexagon, 2009, Two tesselated prints installed, Woodcut on hand dyed paper with stencil,  64 in x 192 in

$2485 in Discarded Scratch Off Tickets, 28 in x 28in

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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