Articles by Georgia Kotretsos

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Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio | Sandrine Wymann

Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio | Sandrine Wymann

Georgia Kotretsos interviews Sandrine Wymann, curator and director of La Kunsthalle Mulhouse, a contemporary art center in France.

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Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio | George Georgakopoulos

Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio | George Georgakopoulos

Columnist Georgia Kotretsos interviews “art hub creator” George Georgakopoulos, posing questions about his long-running curatorial projects and Greece’s contemporary art scene.

Diagram of Conversation with artist Andrea Sodomka,
Vienna, 8/9/2012

Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio | Adelheid Mers (Part 2)

Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio | Adelheid Mers (Part 2)

Part two of Georgia Kotretsos’s interview with Chicago–based artist, writer, editor, professor, and curator Adelheid Mers.

Adelheid Mers

Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio | Adelheid Mers (Part 1)

Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio | Adelheid Mers (Part 1)

Georgia Kotretsos chats with Chicago–based artist, writer, editor, professor, and curator Adelheid Mers.

ARTos Cultural and Research Foundation, Advisor/Co-founder, Maria Papacharalambous and Director/Founder, Achilleas Kentonis

Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio | ARTos Cultural and Research Foundation

Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio | ARTos Cultural and Research Foundation

Georgia Kotretsos interviews the founders of the ARTos Cultural and Research Foundation, artists Achilleas Kentonis and Maria Papacharalambous.

Cao Guimarães and Carolina Cordeiro, Campo Cego (Blind Field) #2, 2008. C-print. Courtesy Galeria Nara Roesler

Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio | Tumelo Mosaka (Part 2)

Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio | Tumelo Mosaka (Part 2)

Part 2 of Georgia Kotretsos’ conversation with curator Tumelo Mosaka, in which he discusses his upcoming curatorial project “Blind Field” at the Krannert Museum.

Nora Chipaumire, Black Swan, 2011. Performance still. Photo by Tanmay Chowdhary

Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio | Tumelo Mosaka (Part 1)

Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio | Tumelo Mosaka (Part 1)

Part 1 of Georgia Kotretsos’ conversation with Tumelo Mosaka, curator of contemporary art at the Krannert Art Museum in Champaign, IL.

Shannon Fitzgerald,

Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio | Shannon Fitzgerald

Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio | Shannon Fitzgerald

Georgia Kotretsos talks to the new executive director of the Rochester Art Center in Rochester, Minnesota.

Ulan Djaparov Cold Head, 2003  Photo documentation of action  80 x 120 cm  Courtesy of AhmadyArts, The Taste of Others

Bedfellows: Art and Visual Culture

Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio: Leeza Ahmady (Part 2)

Bedfellows: Art and Visual Culture

Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio: Leeza Ahmady (Part 2)

Part 2 of Georgia Kotretsos’ interview with independent curator Leeza Ahmady, the director of Asian Contemporary Art Week in New York.

Carol Becker

Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio | Carol Becker

Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio | Carol Becker

Georgia Kotretsos talks to Carol Becker, Dean of Columbia University’s School of the Arts, about art education and the process of building great art schools.

Inside the Artist's Studio Workshop. From left to right: myself; artist/curator/radio host, Artemis Potamianou; and artist/curator/Deree's Visual Arts Department Head, Effie Halivopoulou.

Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio | Workshop at Deree, the American College of Greece

Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio | Workshop at Deree, the American College of Greece

Georgia Kotretsos reports on the 2012 Arts Festival at the School of Fine and Performing Arts at the American College of Greece.

Leeza Ahmady

Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio | Leeza Ahmady (Part 1)

Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio | Leeza Ahmady (Part 1)

Georgia Kotretsos talks with independent curator and arts administrator Leeza Ahmady, the director of Asian Contemporary Art Week in New York.

Sofía Hernández Chong Cuy

Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio | Sofía Hernández Chong Cuy

Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio | Sofía Hernández Chong Cuy

The Curator of Contemporary Art at Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros (CPPC) talks about the state of contemporary Latin American Art and the role of art institutions today.

Nato Thompson is Chief Curator at the New York–based public arts institution Creative Time.

Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio | Nato Thompson

Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio | Nato Thompson

Georgia Kotretsos talks with Creative Time curator Nato Thompson about the new book “Living as Form: Socially Engaged Art from 1991-2011.”

Abdellah Karroum, Venice, 2011

Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio | Abdellah Karroum

Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio | Abdellah Karroum

Georgia Kotretsos talks to Abdellah Karroum, an independent curator who founded L’appartement 22, the first experimental art space in Rabat, Morocco.

Paul C. Ha

Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio | Paul C. Ha

Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio | Paul C. Ha

The new director of MIT’s List Visual Arts Center reflects on his longstanding relationships with artists and the significance of the studio visit.

Storm Janse van Rensburg at the Redcross Children's Hospital Auction.  South Africa, September 2011

Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio |Storm Janse van Rensburg

Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio |Storm Janse van Rensburg

  Storm Janse van Rensburg is a South African curator and Senior Curator of the Goodman Gallery group currently based in Cape Town (CT), South Africa.  Van Rensburg began his …

Jenny Marketou at her studio in Dumbo, Brooklyn, NY

Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio | Jenny Marketou

Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio | Jenny Marketou

  Jenny Marketou was born and raised in Athens, Greece and educated in the United States. She lives and works in New York. Marketou earned a BFA from the Corcoran School …

Terike Haapoja.

Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio | Terike Haapoja

Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio | Terike Haapoja

  Terike Haapoja is a Finnish visual artist based in Helsinki. She has a Master’s degree from the Theater Academy of Finland (Department of Performance Art and Theory) and from the …

Siemon Allen,

Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio: Siemon Allen

Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio: Siemon Allen

Siemon Allen is a South African artist who currently lives and works in the United States. He received his MFA from Natal Technikon (now Durban Institute of Technology) and was …

Serkan Özkaya at this studio in Istanbul, Turkey. Photo credit: Baris Ozcetin

Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio | Serkan Özkaya

Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio | Serkan Özkaya

Serkan Özkaya is a contemporary conceptual artist based in Istanbul, Turkey, and New York City. His work deals with topics of appropriation and reproduction and it typically operates outside of …

Gregory Sholette,

Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio | Gregory Sholette

Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio | Gregory Sholette

Gregory Sholette is a New York-based artist, writer, and founding member of Political Art Documentation/Distribution (PAD/D: 1980-1988), and REPOhistory (1989-2000). A graduate of The Cooper Union (BFA 1979), The University …

Juozas Cernius, Ethiopia, February 2011.  Photo credit: Anita Vizsy

Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio | Juozas Cernius

Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio | Juozas Cernius

Juozas Cernius is a Canadian visual artist based in Toronto. He has received his MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (2004) and his BFA from Concordia …

Artemis Potamianou at her studio in Thissio, Athens.

Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio: Artemis Potamianou

Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio: Artemis Potamianou

Artemis Potamianou is a visual artist based in Athens, Greece. She attained a BFA Degree from the Athens School of Fine Arts in 1997 and an MFA from the Staffordshire …

Jan Henri Booyens at his studio, Pretoria, South Africa

Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio: Jan-Henri Booyens

Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio: Jan-Henri Booyens

Jan-Henri Booyens is a South African artist based in Pretoria, South Africa.  Jan holds a BFA in painting from the Durban Institute of Technology, in KwaZulu Natal. Since 2000, he …

Pesce Khete at his studio,

Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio: Pesce Khete

Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio: Pesce Khete

Pesce Khete is an Italian painter based primarily in Rome, Italy.  He has studied at the Classical Studies Department at the Liceo Ginnasio Torquato Tasso, later on at the Istituto …

The Studio Reader: On The Space of Artists, University of Chicago Press, 2010. Cover illustration: Rodney Graham, The Gifted Amateur, November 10th, 1962 (detail), 2007.  Courtesy of the artist, Donald Young Gallery, Chicago; the Rennie Collection, Vancouver, Canada; the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and the University of Chicago Press.  Design by Matt Avery.

Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio: The Studio Reader and the SAIC Summer Studio

Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio: The Studio Reader and the SAIC Summer Studio

The Studio Reader: On the Space of Artists is the kind of book an artist would eat up in a single sitting. It is about the STUDIO — the spaces …

Architect, N. Bernard Viljoen

Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio: N. Bernard Viljoen and the Twilight Children

Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio: N. Bernard Viljoen and the Twilight Children

N. Bernard Viljoen is a South African architect based in Johannesburg. He was raised on a farm in the Free State outside the quaint South African town, Parys. He graduated as …

Paul Zografakis at his studio in Gyzi, Athens, 2010

Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio: Paul Zografakis Part 2

Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio: Paul Zografakis Part 2

This is the second half of the discussion I had with Paul Zografakis’ at Gyzi, Athens and the continuation of Friday’s post. He opened his studio to me and I …

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Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio: Paul Zografakis

Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio: Paul Zografakis

Paul Zografakis is a Greek-American artist who was born and raised in St. Louis, MO and based in Athens, Greece since 2007. Paul arrived in Athens on a Fulbright Scholarship …

Loul Samater at her studio.

Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio: Loul Samater

Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio: Loul Samater

Loul Samater is a Somali artist born and raised in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, but currently based in Beaufort, South Carolina.  She came to the U.S. in 1994 to complete the …

Jason Bailer Losh at his studio in Brooklyn, NY.

Inside the Artist’s Studio: Jason Bailer Losh

Inside the Artist’s Studio: Jason Bailer Losh

Jason Bailer Losh is an American artist based in Brooklyn, New York. He grew up in the midwestern town of Denison, IA. Denison is also the birthplace of actress Donna …

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Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio: Rachel Moore

Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio: Rachel Moore

Rachel Moore is an American artist and currently a Fulbright Fellow at the Aristotle University in Thessaloniki, Greece. She holds a BFA from Alfred University and an MFA from the …

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Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio: Christa Holka

Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio: Christa Holka

Christa Holka is an American photographer based in London. She holds an MA in Fine Arts from the Central St. Martins College of Art & Design in London, a BFA …

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Inside the Artist's Studio

Remembering artist and friend Flo McGarrell

Inside the Artist's Studio

Remembering artist and friend Flo McGarrell

Flores McGarrell I lost my voice. Incredibly frustrating because I have a lot I need to say right now. I just make ridiculous squeaking sounds. […] I think I should …

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Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio: Lisa Bradley

Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio: Lisa Bradley

Detroiter by birth and New York-raised, Lisa Bradley is an artist based in Brooklyn, NY. She earned a Bachelor’s degree in Sculpture & Extended Media from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2001, …