DOCUMENTARIES AND INTERVIEWS
Karen Wilberding Diefenbach discusses her work, the artistic process and the people and experiences that have influenced her work.
Director: Marcantonio Lunardi
The artist takes you to the foundry and describes the age-old lost wax process she uses in making her bronze sculptures of “pecore”, the Italian sheep native to Tuscany where she works.
Director: Mike Cerre and Kelly Dessoye
Karen Wilberding Diefenbach is interviewed on Italian TV at the opening reception for her exhibition, “Silente: The Inner Dialog”, at Aria Gallery, Florence, Italy, October 23, 2010. The exhibition featured life-size bronze sculptures, smaller bronze sculptures and paintings inspired by the artist’s experience living in Italy.
Interview by Fabrizio Borghini
Huffington Post – The Pecore: Recent Sculpture, Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco exhibition
Huffington Post – Silente, Aria Art Gallery exhibition
Vogue Italia – Silente, Aria Art Gallery exhibition
Vogue Italia (print) – Medieval garden and Pecore, ICASTICA Art Biennale installation
Lucca News – Describes how Lucca has inspired Karen’s work
Pecore, Sculpture and Modernism – Essay by San Francisco art historian Paul Karlstrom
Silente: The Inner Dialogue – Essay by artist and writer Gail Gregg