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New GBM Website for Mercer St. Medical Case - Kickstarting Soon

March 1st, 2012 • Paul H-O
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Link to the new GBM http://mercermedfilm.com/ website Mercer St. Medical Case Documentary Film Kickstarting Soon: Synopsis: Dr. Daryl Isaacs is a celebrated family man and physician, a co-star of SUPER SIZE ME, and suddenly faced with financial ruin when he can no longer afford the rent of his sprawling, art-filled Soho practice. After 30 years of medicine and longer hour of work than ever, Dr. Isaacs hits the existential wall, because he’s a complicated creature, uniquely gifted in his calling, but the ground has shifted under his feet, and it’s America. Paul H-O, patient, filmmaker and friend, responds to Isaacs' dilemma. Their connection is H-O’s film, Guest of Cindy Sherman. Isaacs was frantic, but he wasn't going down without a fight. He’s not alone as we learn. He has a team of support in Dr. Sapna Westley, the younger partner. It's “run and gun” verite with H-O embedded at the office for 2 months when Mercer Med goes homeless. That leads to a host of questions the GBM team attempt to answer in the unfolding story of life inside this unique facility. Has the “medical-industrial complex” eaten away at Mercer Medical, and will it survive? Are real family doctors a thing of the past? Rising star artist, and MSM patient Brian Alfred, tells his story of his experience of the first time in his life that he had a family doctor, because he finally has access to insurance, but also has started a family of his own.

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.

GalleryBeat/BM Feature Guest Robin Cembalest of ARTnews Part 2 (shortie)

January 5th, 2012 • Paul H-O
Part 2 (shortie) Live show 10/11

The long simmering appetizer video, Cooking with GalleryBeat @ The Brooklyn Museum, Part 2 (shortie V.) with Robin Cembalest is the Chief Editor of ARTnews, the oldest and largest circulation art magazine in the world as she speaks of the history of art media, art, and her adventures chasing down stories. This dish also comes with teaser spots of GB guests Mrs.& Mr.: Kristin Bowler and Spencer Tunick, Ann Carr from the Web Series THE ACTRESS, Sanford Biggers and his big show at The BMuseum, and Dr. Daryl Isaacs, Head Physician of Mercer St. Medical. The show was taped in front of a live audience in the space-age wing of the museum, and it sounds like it. Hosted by Paul H-O and Dr. Lisa. For the full interview refer to CWGB@BM Part 2 full length. http://youtu.be/6TkF-QYLSr4 And thanks for watching, you rock!

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Cooking with GalleryBeat @ The Brooklyn Museum Part 1 of 4

November 28th, 2011 • Paul H-O

The GalleryBeat live talk show, COOKING WITH GALLERYBEAT, avoided the skillet again by not cooking with strange fruit. We performed at the Brooklyn Museum's architectural futurama, the Rubin Pavilion on October 6th, 2011 as part of the museum's Thursday Night Series. Guests for this show were Mercer St. Medical's Dr. Daryl Isaacs, ArtNews Chief Editor Robin Cembalest, Upright Citizens Brigade's Ann Carr, World artist man/wife team Spencer and Kristin Bowler Tunick, and BM's main event artist, Sanford Biggers.

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Artist Brian Alfred - Discussing His Experience With Healthcare as An Artist

November 17th, 2011 • Paul H-O

ARTIST BRIAN ALFRED - Interview 1 > 5 mins

A few years back, he started to do well as an artist, first with New york art dealer Max Protetch, then Mary Boone, and then to London's mega gallery, Haunch of Venison. You can see his work on his website paintchanger.com. His work is a very distinctively skillful blend of painting, collage, and digital images that early on, focused on landscape but I first know him for his portraits that I saw in Mercer St. Medical, and worked back through his output to the work he is best known for. He was admired by his peers, known for extreme focus on his subject, a relentless work ethic and was approached by New York art dealers before he graduated. He'd encountered real interest for his work real fast, and deservedly so. The influences on his work run from Hokusai and Japanese woodblock print art to Warhol and Ruscha but of course there's more. (he grew up in Pittsburg PA) His work is clear, precise, and had gone though a palpable change since 9/11. It has, in many ways become neo-Orwellian.  more »