Episode 77

October 10, 2019


TMP 77 Paul Bongé's Beautiful Line

Hosted by

Manny Chevrolet René Coman
TMP 77 Paul Bongé's Beautiful Line
Troubled Men Podcast
TMP 77 Paul Bongé's Beautiful Line

Oct 10 2019 | 01:02:02


Show Notes

The new book, [Dusti Bongé: Art and Life](http://www.jacksonfreepress.com/news/2019/oct/02/dusti-bonge-art-and-life-remembering-mississippis-/), and recent Ogden Museum retrospective, [Piercing the Inner Wall](https://ogdenmuseum.org/exhibition/piercing-the-inner-wall-the-art-of-dusti-bonge/), covers the 60-year career of Paul’s grandmother, an abstract expressionist powerhouse. Paul’s life of photography, transatlantic sailing, and restoration of 4 masted, square sail tall ships was fostered by his father, art photographer and Renaissance man Lyle Bongé. Paul knows the challenges of art and the terror of the sea. The Ring Room should be smooth sailing for him. Topics include grooming for the heat, the Iguanas at Gretna Fest, José Feliciano, a road rage insult, a Biloxi childhood, Chicago in the 1920s, a romance, a New York acting career, a child’s memory, a painter’s demise, a phoenix rising, the Betty Parsons Gallery, abstract expressionism, the boys’ club, Jackson Pollock, Marc Rothko, initiative and work ethic, a man’s man, a mariner’s youth, family photos, a smuggler’s life, Mexican bullfighting, Lyle in the Korean war, a young photographer emerges, the curse of art, the moment of exposure, a father’s advice, and much more. Subscribe, review, and rate on Apple Podcasts and all podcast aggregators. Follow and share on social media, and spread the Troubled Word. Music: Styler/Coman

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