Blog / 10 Things: Deborah Grant


By Stacy

New York artist Deborah Grant has a good deal on her mind these days on the heels of winning the William H. Johnson Prize and preparing for her solo project, The Provenance and Crowning of King William that opens later this month at Steve Turner Contemporary in LA. Here, she takes time to share what she’s reading, considering, listening to and munching on in the studio. Interviewed by Durham artist Stacy Lynn Waddell.

Reading: Cy Twombly’s Cycles and Seasons and anything by poet Charles Hank Bukowski

Eating: Chocolate Chip Ice Cream and Chinese Food (Not together)

Listening to: The Sleigh Bells and NPR

New Thing: Paint Pens by DECO COLOR

Exhibition: The Bearden Project at The Studio Museum in Harlem

Favorite TV Shows: Mad Men and The First 48 Hours

Favorite Candy: Mentos Fruit Candy

Looking Forward To: My solo exhibition at Steve Turner Contemporary in Los Angeles this April

What I hate: Being sick in any form (colds, etc.)

Favorite Quote: “Genius is the recovery of childhood at will,” by Arthur Rimbaud

IMAGE: Deborah Grant

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