ARTSpeak: Sarah Emerson’s Underland at Whitespace

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Artwork by Sarah Emerson. Courtesy Whitespace Gallery.

Memories & Inspiration: The Kerry and C. Betty Davis Collection of African American Art at the Hunter Museum through January 8th

Radio Version: Click the player above to listen to today’s broadcast on AM1690 (4.5 minutes), or click here to download the MP3.

Bonus! Click the player above for the web-only “director’s cut” (10.5 minutes), or click here to download the MP3.

Episode 48: Sarah Emerson discusses the Japanese literature, suicide and loss of innocence, Disney films, and other inspirations behind her new paintings depicting twisted natural landscapes that lure in travelers and cause them to lose their way. Emerson’s exhibition, Underland, debuts at Whitespace Gallery at 7-10PM this Thursday, April 5, 2012.

Special thanks to AM1690, The Voice of the Arts, our partners in producing ARTSpeak with BURNAWAY. The radio version broadcasts every Tuesday in two rotations, 8:20AM and 6:20PM. Thanks also go to the talented Daniel Clay who provided the intro music for our program.

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