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Interview by Daniel Wentworth; Video by Julian Diaz. The Artist’s Life: Dread Scott Multidisciplinary artist Dread Scott came of age in Chicago in the ‘80s and found relief from Reagan-era conservatism and Cold War hysteria in the city’s punk rock scene, which he engaged as a fan and a budding photographer. In this community defined…

Interviewed by: Suzan Sherman and Daniel Wentworth Shot and edited by: Melissa Friedling/Slouch Productions The Artist’s Life: Polly Apfelbaum Polly Apfelbaum’s professed love of “visual overload… visual extravaganza” is manifest everywhere in her four-decade body of work. As a young artist in New York in the ’70s, she drew inspiration from diverse styles, blending Pop’s…

Interviewed by: Suzan Sherman and Daniel Wentworth Shot and edited by: Melissa Friedling/Slouch Productions The Artist’s Life: Thomas Nozkowski Thomas Nozkowski was born in Teaneck, NJ, in 1944, and attended The Cooper Union in the mid-60s where he studied with some of the great Abstract Expressionists of the day, who taught him that spontaneity is…

Interviewed by: Suzan Sherman and Daniel Wentworth Shot and edited by: Melissa Friedling/Slouch Productions The Artist’s Life: John Yau As a child growing up outside Boston, John Yau read insatiably, but instead of children’s books he preferred biographies and travelogues. He began writing poems at 13 and has since published more than a dozen books…