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See the art world through my eyes as an art dealer with thirty years in the business. Interviews of unique and interesting individuals that collect, deal and find art as compelling as I do. Learn the pitfalls of the art world and the interesting cast of characters that are a constant thread of entertaining commentary. Pull up a chair with me, Mark Sublette and the Art Dealer Diaries.

See the art world through my eyes as an art dealer with thirty years in the business. Interviews of unique and interesting individuals that collect, deal and find art as compelling as I do. Learn the pitfalls of the art world and the interesting cast of characters that are a constant thread of entertaining commentary. Pull up a chair with me, Mark Sublette and the Art Dealer Diaries.
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See the art world through my eyes as an art dealer with thirty years in the business. Interviews of unique and interesting individuals that collect, deal and find art as compelling as I do. Learn the pitfalls of the art world and the interesting cast of characters that are a constant thread of entertaining commentary. Pull up a chair with me, Mark Sublette and the Art Dealer Diaries.

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English

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Episodes

Native American Basket Expert, Natalie Linn; Art Dealer Diaries Ep. 20 host Dr. Mark Sublette

10/17/2018
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Indian basket expert Natalie Linn discusses her life experience and passion for Native American baskets. How she left teaching to buy and sell Indian baskets and Plateau bags for a living. Natalie shares history on baskets, pricing and what to look for in baskets and early cornhusk bags. Learn about the best basket makers of the early 20th century: Dat So La Lee, Lucy Teller, and Lina Dick.

Duration:00:47:59

Mark Blackburn,Tribal Art and Coin dealer, Art Dealer Diaries Ep. 19, host Dr. Mark Sublette

10/10/2018
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Tribal Art Dealer Mark Blackburn shares his life as one of the most successful coin dealers starting at 14 years old trading and buying some of the world's most expensive coins, including a 1804 Silver dollar now worth millions. Mark transitions into the oriental rug business before becoming one of the top tribal art dealer. This incredible wanderlust trading adventure includes climbing an active volcano and commuting between Hawaii to Santa Fe and Afghanistan to China. Writing the first...

Duration:00:52:44

Art Dealer Diaries Ep 18, Interview with Indian Art Collector Jerry Freund host Dr. Mark Sublette

10/3/2018
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Native American Art Collector and Historian Jerry Freund shares his life experiences as an avid collector and student of Native American culture. Growing up in Dodge City Kansas ingrained in Jerry a sense of history and a respect for Native people and their art. A four-year stint as a Titan airman gives you a sense of the uncertain 1960's and what it was like to be one step away from a nuclear button, that could destroy the world. A must hear for all that want to understand why a generation...

Duration:01:12:58

New York Gallery Owner and Native American Art Specialist John Molloy host Dr. Mark Sublette

9/26/2018
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John Molloy the president of ATADA discusses the future of the Antique Tribal Arts Dealer Association and how it pertains to collecting early Native American Art and what is being done to help fight the trade of culturally sensitive objects. John shares his life story of getting into the Indian arts profession and how he now deals in contemporary art in New York City along with the antique Native Material. Interesting discussion on Marshal McLuhan and his influence on John's life.

Duration:00:39:38

Art Dealer Diaries Ep 16, Interview with Hopi Kachina expert Barry Walsh host Dr. Mark Sublette

9/19/2018
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Buffalo Barry, Hopi Kachina expert, and Mental health expert discusses the kachina culture of the Hopi including how to determine a genuine Kachina doll's age, through paint, style, and costumes as well as how to spot knock off fraudulent kachina dolls. Understand what characteristics makeup early Hopi dolls and the best contemporary carvers working today. Learn what characteristics are found in historic Hopi dolls and better understand the characteristics of some of the early carvers like...

Duration:00:55:23

Art Dealer Diaries Ep 15, Comedy writer and Trade Blanket expert Barry Friedman host Mark Sublette

9/12/2018
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Comedy writer Barry Friedman shares stories of his days as a cub writer for the New Times to a well-known writer in the comedy world and his interactions with some of comedy's biggest stars, including Rodney Dangerfield, Phylis Diller, Bob Hope, Arsenio Hall, Garry Shandling, and his lifelong friendship with comedian Richard Lewis and how a joke on Carson still stings. Listen to how Barry transitioned from Hollywood to Phoenix and began selling Native American designed inspired Pendelton...

Duration:01:06:47

Wolfgang and Gabby Irle, Owners of the German Indian Art store Sacred Stone with host Dr. Mark Sublette

9/5/2018
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Wolfgang and Gabby Irle share their international perspective on Native American Art and the importance of Indian Art in their lives. From Deutschland to Navajo Lands, and back - the Irle's reflect on their years of travels to the American Southwest, the path that led them to founding an Indian art gallery in their home country of Germany, and how a 19th century German writer Karl Friedrich May influenced scores of young Germans to become entranced with Native American culture and changed...

Duration:00:45:32

Robert Sommers owner of the Blue Heron Gallery host Mark Sublette

8/29/2018
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An extremely challenging childhood and the chance encounter with a Navajo Sandpainting in Gallup lead Robert Sommers down the road to Native arts which ultimately became his calling in art and antiques. His journey included becoming a millionaire California Real Estate Developer and going bust to then finding his true passion for art, writing, and photography. This episode is sponsored by Medicine Man Gallery and The Charles Bloom Murder Mystery Series. Facebook Instagram iTunes

Duration:00:52:31

Internationally known photography dealer Terry Etherton host Mark Sublette

8/22/2018
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Terry Etherton explains how a move from San Francisco to Tucson Arizona changed the trajectory of his life to becoming a leader in twentieth-century photography. How he developed the skill sets needed to open and successfully run a top-notch photography gallery in a city primarily known for western and Indian art and how his stable of world-class artists developed over time. Terry discusses his personal relationship with late sculpture Luis Jimenez and having Jimenez first Tucson show. This...

Duration:01:08:43

John Morris 1969 Woodstock promoter interview with host Mark Sublette

8/15/2018
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John Morris shares his experience of being in his twenties booking The Who, Grateful Dead and The Doors and managing Woodstock in 1969. How the expected crowd of 50,000 people swelled to half a million and how he dealt with the bands and crowds. Dragging The Doors John Morrison off stage after overdosing to an Emergency Room and paying Jimi Hendrix $35,000 to close Woodstock, managing Paul McCartney before chucking it all to become a promoter of Indian Art shows in the West are only a few of...

Duration:01:00:12

National Art Magazine Editor Joshua Rose interview with host Mark Sublette

8/8/2018
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Joshua Rose editor of American Art Collector, Fine Art Collector, Western Art Collector and Native American Magazine discuss how as a student in Wales he became entranced with art studying 18th century English poet and artist William Blake before returning to Phoenix to start his own magazine Shade. Josh shares the inner workings of the magazine he publishes and how he sees the art world growing in the future. This episode is sponsored by Medicine Man Gallery and The Charles Bloom Murder...

Duration:01:11:45

Rodeo Champion and Celebrated Artist Howard Post discuss his life as an Arizona artist and carving out his own unique niche in the Western Art market

8/1/2018
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Howard Post discuss how his third-grade Tucson art teacher submitting a drawing to the newspaper propelled him in the direction to become one of the top western artists in American. The all-around high school rodeo champion in Arizona had tough decisions to overcome including fulfilling his Morman mission or going to the national rodeo competition and what kind of artist he wanted to become if any. Howard overcame family expectations of becoming a world-class rodeo competitor to follow his...

Duration:00:02:33

Oriental Rug, Antique and Art Dealer David Adler interview shares 40 years of experience

7/25/2018
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David Adler takes us on his lifelong journey of buying and selling antiques and art. From working as a gopher in an auction house to owning a premier rug and antique gallery in Scottsdale. David shares how he ended up in the business and some of the deals he made during forty years in the art business. Learn how the trade has change and the importance of the designer in the high-end rug business.

Duration:01:00:32

Drag Racing, Hippie Communes, & Andy Warhol, Interview with artist Mel Smothers

7/18/2018
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Mel Smothers, a successful New York City artist, shares his experiences finding his unique voice as an artist during a midlife change of careers. Mentoring by famed pop artist Wayne Thiebaud allowed Mel to achieve his lifelong passion of being a professional artist. Mel takes us through his life journey as a drag racer, a commune hippie during the Summer of Love, a forest ranger, and fiddle player to finally find his voice as a professional artist.

Duration:01:05:43

Moira Geoffrion interview, an artist life, art department head, and Peace Corps volunteer

7/5/2018
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Moria Geoffrion, has exhibited in more than 200 museums and galleries in the United States,European countries, Australia, and Russia. Moria received her BFA from Boston University School of Fine Arts and served in the Peace Corps Corps in Sierra Leone. Learn the struggles of being a woman heading two major art departments and the struggles of women in art during the 1960-80 period

Duration:00:46:18

Tucson Museum of Art Chief Curator, Interview Julie Sasse

6/12/2018
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Julie Sasse discusses her journey ascending the ranks of the art world, traveling from her Illinois roots to Arizona in pursuit of her dream of being a leader in the art field. Julie worked with some of the most distinguished Native American artists including Fritz Scholder and was the gallery manager for the cutting edge Elaine Horwitz gallery in Santa Fe, Palm Springs, and Phoenix. Julie left the retail world in the early 90's, earned a Ph.D. and became the chief curator of the well...

Duration:01:09:01

Gold Record Songs, Learning to Paint, and the Love of Flying: Interview Larry Cansler

6/4/2018
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Larry Cansler is world renowned composer who enjoyed a long career in the Hollywood studios. Larry is an Emmy award nominated composer, arranger, conductor, musical director, and pianist. He has worked with artists like Michael Jackson, Michael Martin Murphy and Kenny Rogers and his symphony, “Mojave”, was performed at the Kennedy Center in Washington DC. Among his musical credits is composing the music for his gold record hit classic “Wildfire”. Another lifelong passion of his has been art...

Duration:00:58:49

Americana, Motorcycles and Picking the American back country, Interview David Wasserman

5/29/2018
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David Wasserman is a full-time picker, making a living by his wits. You'll find him zigzagging from coast to coast--from Brimfield Antique show to the Pasadena Rose Bowl, to Daytona and Valdez. Always scouting for the best, including old motorcycles, folk art, advertising, coin-op, mechanicals and Americana of all sorts. David shares his fifty years experience knocking on doors and picking American's backcountry for hidden treasures, This episode is sponsored by Medicine Man Gallery and The...

Duration:00:45:53

Native American Artist, Interview Shonto Begay

5/21/2018
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Shonto Begay shares his experiences of being a Native American growing up on the Navajo Nation and the art he has produced over the last thirty years. From Santa Fe, to Tucson to Berkely, Shonto has had a distinguished career with multiple one-man museum shows. His artwork is in the permanent collection of the Heard Museum, Tucson Museum of Art, and Museum of Northern Arizona to mention just a few. This episode is sponsored by Medicine Man Gallery and The Charles Bloom Murder Mystery Series.

Duration:00:53:54

Cowboys and Indians, Interview Terry Schurmeier

5/11/2018
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From Los Angles to Tokyo to Albuquerque. Mark Sublette interviews Terry Schurmeier about the Antique Indian art world and how its changed over the last thirty years and where the field is heading. Terry and Mark discuss the ever-evolving Native American art business and the roles they play and what the future has to offer for this eclectic field. Not to be missed episode for those who love American Indian Art. This episode is sponsored by Medicine Man Gallery and The Charles Bloom Murder...

Duration:01:07:05