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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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English


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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...

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

"Life Like" 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 "Life Like: 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,...

Duration:01:11:33

Carrie Moyer, Aram Han Sifuentes

5/31/2018
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Episode No. 343 features artists Carrie Moyer and Aram Han Sifuentes. Moyer 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 12. Carrie...

Duration:01:06:49

Holiday clips: Painted in Mexico, 1700-90

5/24/2018
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Episode No. 342 of The Modern Art Notes Podcast is a holiday weekend presentation of previously recorded interview with curator and historian Ilona Katzew. Along with Jaime Cuadriello, Paula Mues Orts, and previous MAN Podcast guest Luis Elena Alcala, Los Angeles County Museum of Art curator Ilona Katzew is a co-curator of "Painted in Mexico, 1700-1790: Pinxit Mexici." The exhibition is a broad survey of many kinds of 18th-century Mexican painting, including religious narratives,...

Duration:00:41:47

Inka Essenhigh, Church's Travels

5/17/2018
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Episode No. 341 features artist Inka Essenhigh and curator Kenneth Myers. The Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art in Virginia Beach is showing "Inka Essenhigh: A Fine Line," a mid-career survey of the New York-based Essenhigh's work. The exhibition was curated by Heather Hakimzadeh and remains on view through August 19. The exhibition's catalogue, an impressive 216-page monograph that also features work not in the show, was published by the museum. It's available from Virginia MOCA for...

Duration:01:05:56

Whistler's Mother, Otobong Nkanga

5/10/2018
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Episode No. 340 features author and historian Daniel E. Sutherland and artist Otobong Nkanga. With Georgia Toutziari, Daniel Sutherland is the co-author of "Whistler's Mother: Portrait of an Extraordinary Life." The book, a biography of Anna Whistler, explains both the austere woman represented in James Abbott McNeill Whistler's famed 1871 painting Arrangement in Gray and Black No. 1, better known as Whistler's Mother, and Anna Whistler's involvement in her son's career. Anna Whistler...

Duration:01:10:55

John Akomfrah

5/3/2018
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Episode No. 339 of The Modern Art Notes Podcast features artist John Akomfrah. The Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University is presenting John Akomfrah's three-channel video installation Precarity (2017-18), a work that it commissioned for its collection and that debuted at the Ogden Museum as part of the recent Prospect 4 triennial in New Orleans. (Nasher chief curator Trevor Schoonmaker was the curator of Prospect 4.) Precarity loosely tells the story of coronet player Buddy "King"...

Duration:01:06:50

Terry Winters, Stefanie Heckmann

4/26/2018
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Episode No. 338 of The Modern Art Notes Podcast features artist Terry Winters and art historian Stefanie Heckmann. The Drawing Center in New York is showing "Terry Winters: Facts and Fictions," a nearly four-decade survey of Winters's drawing practice. The exhibition includes both wall-hung large-scale drawings and smaller works presented in vitrines. It was curated by Claire Gilman. The Drawing Center sells the catalogue for $20. It may be read online for free. Next month, New York's...

Duration:01:02:02

Kamrooz Aram, Matthew Angelo Harrison

4/19/2018
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Episode No. 337 features artists Kamrooz Aram and Matthew Angelo Harrison. The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth is showing "FOCUS: Kamrooz Aram," an installation of Aram's recent sculpture, collage and painting. The exhibition continues Aram's investigation into the complex and non-linear relationship between non-Western art and (Western) modernism, particularly as various artistic traditions push toward abstraction. Curated by Andrea Karnes, the exhibition is on view through June...

Duration:00:57:09

French parks & gardens, Anne Appleby

4/12/2018
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Episode No. 336 of The Modern Art Notes Podcast features curator and author Colta Ives and artist Anne Appleby. Ives, a curator emerita at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, is the author of "Public Parks, Private Gardens: From Paris to Provence," and the co-curator (with Susan Alyson Stein) of the Met's exhibition of the same title. The show looks at how developments in landscape design, horticulture and the opening up of royal property combined to focus (mostly) 19thC French artists on...

Duration:00:56:50

Mary Reid Kelley & Patrick Kelley, Aïda Muluneh

4/5/2018
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Episode No. 335 of The Modern Art Notes Podcast features artists Mary Reid Kelley & Patrick Kelley, and Aïda Muluneh. The Baltimore Museum of Art is exhibiting "Mary Reid Kelley and Patrick Kelley: We Are Ghosts" through August 19. The exhibition features two new works by Mary Reid Kelley and her collaborator Patrick Kelley: This is Offal (2016) and In the Body of the Sturgeon (2017), as well as sets and costumes from the films and related lightboxes. The exhibition debuted at the Tate...

Duration:01:16:56