No Bad Art - Episode 16 - Rico Gatson
This week John and Jenn sit down with Brooklyn-based multidisciplinary artist Rico Gatson to talk about his journey as an artist and his new mural installation "Illuminating Shuttlesworth" at the Birmingham Museum of Art.
All works appear courtesy of the artist and Miles McEnery Gallery, New York, NY 10011
Panel paintings 2-8, 2015 (installation view)
Untitled (Flag VII), 2020 Acrylic paint on wood 36 x 48 inches
Untitled (Flag V), 2020 Acrylic paint on wood 36 x 48 inches
Untitled (Olé After John Coltrane), 2021 Acrylic paint on wood 48 x 36 in.
Untitled (Universal Consciousness After Alice Coltrane), 2021 Acrylic paint on wood 48 x 36 inches
Ornette, 2017 Color pencil and photograph collage on paper 22 x 30 in.
James Baldwin, 2019 Part of Gatson’s Beacon’s series of glass mosaics commissioned by the NYC Mass Transit Authority
Illuminating Shuttlesworth, 2022 (Installation view) Birmingham Museum of Art “Wall to Wall” series
Untitled (Sun, Moon, Love, Light) 2022 (Installation view) Birmingham Museum of Art “Wall to Wall” series