The monochromatic rounded characters bend, fold and stretch as if they're floating in mid-air. At times, they appear to be practicing yoga, performing a dive, or playing Twister. Who are they? If you're trying to discern their race or ethnicity, there isn't a single answer. According to New York artist Mike Lee, what it all means could be up to your imagination. (Continued) Read The Monochromatic World of Mike Lee - Giant Robot Media
This week, we were joined by Classical Pianist George Ko who is in town to play the Bowers Museum's Annual Gala 80th anniversary. He's sponsored by Steinway & Sons Pianos and lives in New York City. You can listen to our questions and his answers, and find more about George Ko at his site, Georgeko.co There's a lot of jokes, pranks and play on words. George Ko is a good sport! Listen to the podcast at TheJewandTheLotus.com Or stream it right here: Here's a clip from 2014.
Episode 39 of The Jew and The Lotus features special guest George Ko. George is a classical pianist who was in town from New York to perform a concert. Daniel Rolnik and Eric Nakamura ask him questions about the classical music world and discover links connecting it to the world of fine art. They also have a good laugh trying to figure out how to make pianist sound like the word penis at every possible moment. Intro music on the audio podcast by Goh Nakamura.