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The Modern Art Notes Podcast is a weekly program about the visual arts. Hosted and independently produced by Modern Art Notes Media/Tyler Green, the program features leading figures in the visual arts, including artists, art historians, critics, curators and authors. It is distributed on Thursdays.

The Modern Art Notes Podcast is a weekly program about the visual arts. Hosted and independently produced by Modern Art Notes Media/Tyler Green, the program features leading figures in the visual arts, including artists, art historians, critics, curators and authors. It is distributed on Thursdays.
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The Modern Art Notes Podcast is a weekly program about the visual arts. Hosted and independently produced by Modern Art Notes Media/Tyler Green, the program features leading figures in the visual arts, including artists, art historians, critics, curators and authors. It is distributed on Thursdays.

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Hilma af Klint, Frans Hals

10/18/2018
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Episode No. 363 features curators Tracey Bashkoff and Lawrence W. Nichols. The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York is showing "Hilma af Klint: Paintings for the Future," a survey of Swedish artist Hilma af Klint (1862-1944). The exhibition features more than 170 of af Klint’s artworks with a focus on the artist’s most significant period, from 1906–20, when her interest in spirtualism helped push her toward non-objective imagery. It is the first major solo exhibition of af Klint's work...

Duration:01:06:23

Laurie Simmons, Victor Hugo

10/11/2018
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Episode No. 362 features artist Laurie Simmons and curator Allegra Pesenti. The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth opens "Laurie Simmons: Big Camera/Little Camera," a retrospective of Simmons's career, on October 14. The exhibition spotlights Simmons's long-standing interest in gender roles, most famously in series of pictures that have used dolls and props. It will be on view through January 27, 2019. On the second segment, Hammer Museum curator Allegra Pesenti discusses "Stones to Stains:...

Duration:01:19:53

Jean Arp, Kay Sage

10/4/2018
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Episode No. 361 features curator Catherine Craft and historian Jessie Sentivan. Craft is the curator of "The Nature of Arp," which is at the Nasher Sculpture Center in Dallas through January 6, 2019. The exhibition is a retrospective of Jean Arp (or in German, Hans Arp), one of the most important artists of both the Dada and surrealist movements. Arp investigated chance and spontaneity in his collage-based work and the human form, abstraction and the processes of nature in his sculpture....

Duration:01:07:36

Ruth Asawa, Angela Fraleigh

9/27/2018
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Episode No. 360 features curator Tamara Schenkenberg and artist Angela Fraleigh. Schenkenberg is the curator of "Ruth Asawa: Life's Work" at the Pulitzer Arts Foundation in St. Louis. Ruth Asawa (1926-2013) was a San Francisco-based artist who melded traditional craft practices with industrial materials to make some of the most distinctive sculpture of the twentieth century. The exhibition includes 80 works including sculpture, works on paper and collages spanning the start of Asawa's...

Duration:01:00:08

lauren woods, Eva Struble

9/20/2018
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Episode No. 359 features artists lauren woods and Eva Struble. Artist lauren woods was scheduled to open American MONUMENT this week at the University Art Museum at California State University Long Beach. woods "paused" American MONUMENT after CSULB fired UAM director and American MONUMENT curator Kimberli Meyer on September 11, just days before the project was set to open. American MONUMENT is an interactive sound installation that utilizes open records-sourced materials such as police...

Duration:00:59:43

Mickalene Thomas

9/13/2018
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Episode No. 358 of The Modern Art Notes Podcast features artist Mickalene Thomas. "Mickalene Thomas: I Can't See You Without Me" opens at The Wexner Center for the Arts on Friday, September 14. The exhibition features fifty artworks, including paintings, sculptures and installations, around the theme of four of Thomas's most significant muses: her late mother Sandra; her former girlfriend, Maya; her current partner, Racquel; and Thomas herself. The show was curated by Michael Goodson and...

Duration:00:54:32

Rachel Whiteread

9/6/2018
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Episode No. 357 features artist Rachel Whiteread. The National Gallery of Art in Washington opens a retrospective of Whiteread's thirty-year career on September 16. The exhibition will feature more than 100 objects, from her earliest casts of domestic objects such as a swimming cap, to her most important sculptures, such as Ghost (1990) from the NGA's own collection. The show will extend into the atrium of the NGA's East Building, where the museum will install Whiteread's Untitled...

Duration:00:55:36

Labor Day clips: Wayne Thiebaud part II

8/30/2018
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Episode No. 356 features artist Wayne Thiebaud. Next month, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art will offer two Thiebaud exhibitions: “Paintings and Drawings,” a presentation of Thiebauds in SFMOMA’s collection, and “Artist’s Choice,” a Thiebaud-selected installation of artworks from the museum’s collection. Both shows open on Sept. 29. This conversation is part two of a program that host Tyler Green recorded with Thiebaud in December, 2017. It first aired in January, 2018. For images,...

Duration:00:45:06

Summer clips: Wayne Thiebaud

8/23/2018
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Episode No. 355 features artist Wayne Thiebaud. Next month, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art will offer two Thiebaud exhibitions: "Paintings and Drawings," a presentation of Thiebauds in SFMOMA's collection, and "Artist's Choice," a Thiebaud-selected installation of artworks from the museum's collection. Both shows open on Sept. 29. This conversation is part one of a program that host Tyler Green recorded with Thiebaud in December, 2017. It first aired in January, 2018. For images,...

Duration:00:47:21

Laurence Kanter, John Klein

8/16/2018
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Episode No. 354 features curator Laurence Kanter and art historian John Klein. Kanter is the curator of "Leonardo: Discoveries from Verocchio's Studio" at the Yale University Art Gallery. The exhibition examines a little-studied period early in Leonardo da Vinci's career: his time as an apprentice in the studio of sculptor, painter and goldsmith Andrea del Verrocchio. In the exhibition, Kanter argues that a pair of predella panels that were made for a large altarpiece in Pistoia, Italy,...

Duration:00:53:27

Giacometti, Brancusi

8/9/2018
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Episode No. 353 features curators Megan Fontanella and Paulina Pobocha. Fontanella is the co-curator of "Giacometti" at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York. It includes nearly 200 Alberto Giacometti sculptures, paintings and drawings. Catherine Grenier co-curated the exhibition with Fontanella; they were assisted by Mathilde Lecuyer-Maille and Samantha Small. The exhibition is on view through September 8. On the second segment, Pobocha discusses her Museum of Modern Art, New York,...

Duration:01:01:59

Christina Quarles, Peter Hujar

8/2/2018
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Episode No. 352 features artist Christina Quarles and curator Joel Smith. Christina Quarles is included in the Hammer Museum's "Made in LA 2018" biennial. "Made in LA" was curated by Anne Ellegood and Erin Christovale and is on view through September 2. Quarles's work typically includes recognizable elements such as flowers or tables and figures that then dissolve into each other in ways that confuse our ideas of gender, race and space. On her website, Quarles describes this blending of...

Duration:01:04:15

3D: Double Vision, Bridget Alsdorf

7/26/2018
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Episode No. 351 features curator Britt Salvesen and art historian Bridget Alsdorf. Salvesen is the curator of "3D: Double Vision" at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. The exhibition features objects from mass culture, photography and fine art in which makers exploit the nature of perception, and binocular vision, the way our brains turn what our two eyes see into a single image. It is on view through March 31, 2019. (Yes, really.) The outstanding exhibition catalogue is both a good read...

Duration:01:16:46

Lauren Halsey, Sadie Barnette

7/19/2018
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Episode No. 350 features artists Lauren Halsey and Sadie Barnette. Two Los Angeles museums are showing ambitious Halseys. The Hammer Museum has included Halsey's The Crenshaw District Hieroglyph Project (Prototype Architecture) (2018) in its "Made in LA 2018" biennial, and MOCA, is exhibiting Halsey's we still here, there. "Made in LA" was curated by Anne Ellegood and Erin Christovale and is on view through September 2. The Halsey installation at MOCA was curated by Lanka Tattersall with...

Duration:01:13:50

Sylvia Plimack Mangold, Naoko Takahatake

7/12/2018
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Episode No. 349 features artist Sylvia Plimack Mangold and curator Naoko Takahatake. Mangold is included in "Studio Visit: Selected Gifts from Agnes Gund," which was organized by MoMA's Ann Temkin and Cara Manes and is on view through July 22. Mangold is among the most prominent painters to respond to emerge in the late 1960s in response to a decade dominated by minimalism and pop art. Her paintings, seemingly rooted in realism but often undermining it, played with perspective, flatness,...

Duration:01:18:23

Holiday clips: "Thomas Cole: Empire to Eden"

7/5/2018
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Episode No. 348 is a holiday weekend clips episode with curator Betsy Kornhauser. Along with Tim Barringer, Kornhauser is the co-curator of "Thomas Cole: Eden to Empire," which is at the National Gallery in London through October 7. (The re-titled exhibition debuted at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in January as "Thomas Cole's Journey: Atlantic Crossings.") Barringer and Kornhauser's show examines Cole's origins in the north of England during the Industrial Revolution and the impact...

Duration:00:54:28

Thomas Scheibitz, B. Ingrid Olson

6/28/2018
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Episode No. 347 features artists Thomas Scheibitz and B. Ingrid Olson. Thomas Scheibitz is included in "Inherent Structures" at the Wexner Center for the Arts. The exhibition features 16 artists who complicate abstract painting's traditional association with chance and aesthetic purity with work that addresses concerns that range from an exploration of materials and paints to the artists' sociopolitical interests. The exhibition was curated by Michael Goodson and is on view through August...

Duration:01:16:51

Nell Painter, Mark Ruwedel

6/21/2018
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Episode No. 346 features historian and artist Nell Painter and artist Mark Ruwedel. Painter is the author of Old in Art School: A Memoir of Starting Over, which is out this week from Counterpoint Press. The "starting over" of the title refers to Painter's retirement after a elite career as an Ivy League historian to return to college as a sixty-something student -- first to take undergraduate studio art courses at Rutgers, then to pursue an MFA at the Rhode Island School of Design....

Duration:01:10:23

Ursula von Rydingsvard

6/14/2018
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Episode No. 345 features artist Ursula von Rydingsvard. The Fabric Workshop and Museum in Philadelphia is presenting "Ursula von Rydingsvard: The Contour of Feeling," an exhibition of roughly 20 von Rydingsvards mostly made since 2000. Curated by Mark Rosenthal, the show is on view through August 26. The exhibition catalogue, which is not yet available, will be published by FWM and Hirmer. In addition, the Philadelphia Museum of Art is showing two von Rydingsvards through April 28, 2019,...

Duration:01:10:37

"Like Life" at the Met, Anne Appleby

6/7/2018
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Episode No. 344 of The Modern Art Notes Podcast features curator Luke Syson and artist Anne Appleby. Along with Sheena Wagstaff, Brinda Kumar, Emerson Bowyer and Elyse Nelson, the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Luke Syson is a co-curator of "Like Life: Sculpture, Color, and the Body (1300-now)" at the Met's Breuer building through July 22. The exhibition features 120 sculptures from the first or second century to the present and considers how artists have presented the human body, especially...

Duration:01:11:33