This is 5 Questions. Each week, we send five questions to an artist featured in Under the Radar, our weekly email highlighting the best art on the ArtSlant network. This week we seek answers from Keith O. Anderson.
What are you trying to communicate with your work?
My attempt is to rewrite these familiar objects with new meaning and currency.
What is an artist’s responsibility?
To delve inward, outward, on a perilous journey, resurfacing to illuminate all that one has discovered, to solely bring attention to a higher purpose.
I brought a Pyramid from Egypt to our first meeting, 2017, Acrylic paint, cotton cloth napkins, china marker and mdf board.
Show us the greatest thing you ever made (art or not)?
Being a father of two boys has been by far my greatest accomplishment.
Tell us about a work you want to make but never will:
I am too busy being a maker of things to ever consider this.
Who are three artists we should know but probably don’t?
—The ArtSlant Team
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(Image at top: From the book of Tao, 2016, Archival masking tape, Black wrap aluminum foil and fire residue)