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Putting the Text in Textiles with Rosalind Wyatt

Thanks to a listener suggestion I hopped a train for West London this morning to meet up with calligraphy and textile artist Rosalind Wyatt.  The way she weaves historic and significant text into some pretty cool ‘Oh my God, how did you get your hands on that’ pieces is something to see, but it’s the…

From Pop Art to World Peace with Bob Marongiu

Pop Art Painter Bob Marangiu is our guest today.  His Picasso-meets-Murakami works will make you smile, but there’s a lot more going on than meets the eye.  Listen in as we talk at the street café just outside his studio about the role of painting in a social context, the importance of happiness, and yes,…

Athens Street Art with Nikos Tonga, aka “Rude”

Today I’m taking a break from life aboard The Queen Elizabeth and I’m roaming the streets of Athens.  We’re about to meet up with Nikos Tonga, a graphic designer who paints the walls of this ancient city under his street art name; Rude.  He also does guided art tours for a company called alternative Athens. …