Classic GBTV

ARCHIVAL CLIPS 1993 – 2002

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We Are Kickstarting a New Film - EVERYTHING IS GOING TO BE OK

May 24th, 2012 • Paul H-O
Bloody tiltles

We/I have run several spots in the past year about THE MERCER STREET MEDICAL CASE. It's partially produced by GalleryBeat and backers for EVERYTHING IS GOING TO BE OK, so please check out our Kickstarter Campaign and be a backer!

GalleryBeat is certainly different than most websites in that the coverage of art and culture can morph into video coverage, text driven reporting, live shows to film projects. GUEST OF CINDY SHERMAN is the reason that GalleryBeat re-emerged in it's present weird form. It was always different, everyone worked for free except the web designers it took to get it up and running in the first place. I'll be talking about the past two years and the people who contributed so much, just for the fun of it, the learning experience and pressure that comes with events we generated. What we have in the hopper are interviews and stories with photographer/performance artist Chris Verene, classic pop artist Mel Ramos, and a snapshot video with Rick Prol, the painter that emerged as an icon of the 80s East Village.

Classic GBTV Seedy Television, Beautiful People

January 25th, 2012 • Paul H-O
Episode 75 Part 3 of 3 (a really wonderful moment with missed Pat Hearn, Kristin Bowler in the bumper, fun) A long time ago, in the distant year 1994, an art fair started by medium sized art dealers Pat Hearn, Colin De Land, and Lisa Spellman started an art fair in the the historically seedy Gramercy Hotel. That is it I can't repeat it. It's all in 2 and 3.

Classic GalleryBeat Television - Gramercy Art Fair, Cathy Speaks Frankly

January 25th, 2012 • Paul H-O

Episode 75 Part 1 of 3 (First time we meet Tracey Emin, empty room, unknown, chilly dealer bloke, can't take a joke) lol Same copy.

A long time ago, in the distant year 1994, medium-sized New York art dealers Pat Hearn, Colin De Land, and Lisa Spellman started an art fair in the the historically seedy Gramercy Hotel, famous for housing rock bands on tour and for it's piano bar.  more »

Classy GalleryBeat Television - Mark De Suvero, Gramercy Art Fair

January 25th, 2012 • Paul H-O

Episode 75 Part 2 of 3 (sometimes I wish I could have had more discretion)

A long time ago, in the distant year 1994, medium-sized New York art dealers Pat Hearn, Colin De Land, and Lisa Spellman started an art fair in the the historically seedy Gramercy Hotel, famous for housing rock bands on tour and for it's piano bar. It was also located right across the street from very tony Gramercy Park, exclusive to the residents of said park, and you still need a key to enter it. This was the beginning of the contemporary art fair in the U.S., and would ultimately become one of the most lucrative trade fairs for art on earth, The Armory Show. I used to look forward to hitting the Gramercy Art Fair, with it's funky rooms turned into funkier New York and international galleries. Almost everyone had a bathroom show, and there were plenty of galleries we would never see again on the planet. Basically, it was a home-made art fair, on the cheap and using all the creativity artist and dealer could drum up for a 3 day run of fun, and maybe a sale or two.

B. Wurtz Studio Interview Part 1 from 02/2000

August 9th, 2011 • Paul H-O
The mysterious artist B. Wurtz. Mr. Wurtz has been represented by the Feature Inc. gallery since it's inception in Chicago, and has now been in New York City since the early 1990's. Interviewed by Paul H-O All Rights Reserved Paul H-O 2000

GalleryBeat with Tracey Emin @ Lehmann Maupin 2009

August 8th, 2011 • Paul H-O
Tracey Emin and me go back a ways - and whatever people think of her work, they talk about it. And that is more important than merely puffing something up and moving on to the next neutered fashion. Ms. Emin has distinguished herself with a courageous exploration of psyche-exhibitionism and personal history that is done so deftly that she is a visible reminder that an artist can still make people pay attention. She's done it, she hasn't a thing to prove. We still don't get along, and she still talks to me anyway. H-O co-hosted by Tamara Weg and cam by Aimee Graham All rights reserved H-O 2010 GBM Photo by Walter Robinson

GBTY #75 Jay Jopling and Tracey Emin @ 1995 Gramercy Art Fair

August 7th, 2011 • Paul H-O
First encounter with art dealer Jay Jopling and artist Tracey Emin. I didn't know her or her work, her, her dealer, nothing - Cathy and Walter knew a bit. They were British, superior beings, and not friendly and they were mad because people weren't crowded into their rooms. I liked Tracey though. Saucy smart, sexy and so put out that I didn't go crazy for her genius. It was an old game, but I'd say it's fun to be me sometimes. Walter Robinson hated them. Such a good time though - especially in retrospect. I talked to her off and on since then, and we've never gotten along. I think she's great. I got a load of Brit detractors, who hide behind handles, and she does seem to have a following of mentally challenged fans. Paul H-O