Studio Visits 41–50

Studio Visit 50

Episode 50 in an ongoing series from Brian Rutenberg's New York studio. Here Brian talks about the role of flatness in his landscape images, discusses studio lighting, and compares his paintings to slugs.

 
Episode 49 in an ongoing series inside Brian Rutenberg's New York City studio. Here Brian discusses a major painting commission from inception to installation.
Episode 48 in an ongoing series from the NYC studio of Brian Rutenberg. Here Brian discusses pain as the best teacher, working from the outside in, and the color blue.
Episode 47 in an ongoing series inside Brian Rutenberg's New York studio. Here Brian reflects in turning fifty years old, shows time lapsed images of a recent painting, and discusses branding for a painter.
Episode 46 in an ongoing series inside Brian Rutenberg's NYC studio. Here Brian discusses slowness, time travel, a studio ritual, and answers viewer's questions.
Episode 45 in an ongoing series inside Brian Rutenberg's New York City studio. Here Brian talks about how art fails us, reflects upon an Ode by John Keats, reveals two common mistakes that painter's make, and tells a scary airplane story.
Episode 44 in an ongoing series from the New York City studio of Brian Rutenberg. Here Brian talks about the difference between the studio and the gallery, discusses pictorial space, shows time lapse photos of a large painting, and reflects on the value of pessimism.
Episode 43 in an ongoing series inside Brian Rutenberg's Manhattan studio. Here Brian offers some health tips for painters, offers a case for repetition, and speaks about consummate professionalism.
Episode 42 in an ongoing series from Brian Rutenberg's New York City studio. Here Brian talks about the importance of knowing one's origins, looks at extreme shifts in scale, and takes you on a tour of one of his solo New York shows.
Episode 41 in an ongloing series from Brian Rutenberg's New York studio. Brian talks about the importance of empathy, discusses his relationship to tools, and recalls an important lesson on how to behave.