ART'S COOL with Ken Goshen

Realism, Trolls, and Enemies of Experience | Ilya Gefter

October 20, 2021 Ken Goshen Episode 17
ART'S COOL with Ken Goshen
Realism, Trolls, and Enemies of Experience | Ilya Gefter
Show Notes

 Today’s topic is "Realism," what it meant for different painters in different times and ways to think about it today. Very importantly, we also discuss why detail is the enemy of experience, and how Courbet was basically a troll. 

 We are very fortunate to have the great Ilya Gefter back on the podcast. Ilya Gefter is a painter, art educator and the founder and director of the Visual Art Center in Tel-Aviv, Israel. Ilya has shown in 14 solo exhibitions before he was 40, he’s won numerous prestigious awards, and his work can be found in notable public collections in the US, Canada, Spain, and Israel. He has written for Ha’artez newspaper, and has done curatorial work for Rothschild Gallery in Tel Aviv. Ilya is an exceptional artist and thinker and a tremendous inspiration to me, so I’m very excited to bring his voice and his ideas to all of you. 

Ilya's website: https://www.ilyagefter.com/
Ilya's YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZ2DRWhnRa4r0NOB7XZ6gUA
Ilya's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ilyagefter.art/

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Music by Adaam James