Frank J. Miles interviews Eric Yahnker after his new exhibit,
Virgin Birth n’ Turf, at The Hole

 


Long-Banged Jane, 2012, charcoal and graphite on paper, 100 x 72 in.

FJM: 
What dream did you have last night?
EY:
That all men were created equal.

 

FJM: 
What is your earliest childhood memory?
EY:
Picking up hot cougars in the applesauce aisle at Albertsons.


Foreigner Corner, 8 Foreigner LP’s, 1 Cat Stevens ‘Foreigner’ LP, dimensions variable, 2012

 

FJM: 
Favorite era or period in time?
EY:
The Mesozoic Era – or whichever one had saber-tooted tigers and
three-toed sloths.

 

FJM: 
Favorite book?
EY:
Babar Goes To Juvie Hall


Long-Banged Angel, 2012, charcoal and graphite on paper, 100 x 72 in.

FJM: 
Favorite dead artist?
EY:
Michael Jackson.


Exhibition view at The Hole

FJM: 
Favorite dead politician?
EY:
Anthony Weiner.

 

FJM: 
What is the trait the best artists of the 21st century need to possess?
EY:
Hypnotism.

 

FJM: 
What should every emerging artist know or learn?
EY:
Sisqó’s back catalog.

 

FJM: 
What should every established artist share or teach?
EY:
The Tao of Mario Lopez.


Exhibition view at The Hole

Learn more about Eric Yahnker here.