britt bass turner

where are you from and where are you now? i am from milton, ga and currently live in athens, ga. / what is the trait you most deplore in yourself? selfishness. / what is your favorite movie without naming it? a young jane austen’s love affair. / what or who is the greatest love of your life? render turner. / open a nearby book and copy the first line you like. “making art now means working in the face of uncertainty; it means living with doubt and contradiction, doing something no one much cares whether you do, and for which there may be neither audience nor reward.” -art & fear / where would you like to live? somewhere with a pretty view and a wrap-around porch. / what is your most marked characteristic? lots of color. / what is the quality you most like in a man? love without conditions. / what do you most value in your friends? authenticity. / who is your favorite artist, writer, musician? i can’t possibly choose favorites. i really admire installation artists jessica stockholder and eva hesse. / what is your motto? i have a flag in my studio that reads “try hard work harder.”

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This interview was conducted summer 2013.

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