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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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Joan Miró, Pop América

3/14/2019
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Episode No. 384 features curators Anne Umland and Esther Gabara. The Museum of Modern Art, New York is presenting "Joan Miró: Birth of the World." While most of the exhibition comes from MoMA's excellent Miró collection, it is augmented by several key loans, including the early The Table (Still Life with Rabbit) (1920-21). Umland curated the presentation with assistance from Laura Braverman. It is on view through June 15. On the second segment, Duke University professor Esther Gabara...

Duration:01:28:31

Yinka Shonibare, Pontormo

3/7/2019
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Episode No. 383 features artist Yinka Shonibare and art historian Bruce Edelstein. In the first exhibition of its new contemporary series, the Richard M. Driehaus Museum in Chicago is showing "A Tale of Today." The exhibition surveys Yinka Shonibare's output, including photography and sculpture installations, all presented within a notable Gilded Age mansion. (Shonibare has frequently referred to the excesses of the nineteenth-century in his work.) The exhibition was organized by the...

Duration:01:12:29

Allen Ruppersberg, Hans Hofmann

2/28/2019
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Episode No. 382 features artist Allen Ruppersberg and curator Lucinda Barnes. The Hammer Museum is presenting "Allen Ruppersberg: Intellectual Property, 1968-2018." The exhibition is a retrospective that reveals Ruppersberg's pioneering role in the development of conceptual art and how he has advanced his ideas into painting, collage and installation in the decades since. It includes extensive presentation of both of Ruppersberg's most important and groundbreaking projects: Al's Cafe...

Duration:01:18:46

Trevor Paglen, Bernardo Bellotto

2/21/2019
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Episode No. 381 features artist Trevor Paglen and curator Nancy Edwards. From Friday, Feb. 22, the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego is presenting "Trevor Paglen: Sites Unseen," a mid-career survey. Paglen's work examines the nexus of power, systems, state intelligence and the military, usually in an effort to make the invisible visible. Among the institutions devoting exhibitions to Paglen's art are the Vienna Secession, and the Kunstverein in Frankfurt. He's written five books and is a...

Duration:01:11:39

Holiday clips: Charles White

2/14/2019
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Episode No. 380 is a holiday weekend clips episode featuring a previously recorded interview with curator Esther Adler. With Sarah Kelly Oehler, Adler is the co-curator of "Charles White: A Retrospective" at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. The exhibition is the first major museum full-career survey of White's work in over three decades. It spotlights White's painting, drawing and photographs, and includes archival material especially related to his mural practice. "Charles White" is...

Duration:00:50:07

Amy Sherald, Lucio Fontana

2/7/2019
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Episode No. 379 features artist Amy Sherald and curator Iria Candela. The Spelman College Museum of Fine Art is showing "Amy Sherald," an exhibition of recent paintings, through May 18. The exhibition was organized by the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis and curated by its director, Lisa Melandri. On the second segment, Metropolitan Museum of Art curator Iria Candela discusses "Lucio Fontana: On the Threshold," a retrospective of the Argentine-Italian artist. The exhibition is primarily...

Duration:01:16:01

Twombly's Fifty Days at Iliam, Sadie Barnette

1/31/2019
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Episode No. 378 features historian Richard Fletcher and artist Sadie Barnette. Yale University Press has just published "Cy Twombly: Fifty Days at Iliam," a monograph about Twombly's famed 1978 paintings series at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. The book features the paintings and related works, as well as a conversation with Annabelle D‘Huart and essays by Carlos Basualdo, Emily Greenwood, Olena Chervonik, and Nicola Del Roscio and this week's guest, Richard Fletcher. Amazon offers it for...

Duration:01:13:40

Maxwell Anderson, Kellie Jones

1/24/2019
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Episode No. 377 features art historians Maxwell Anderson and Kellie Jones. This week's episode spotlights two different approaches to addressing gaps in our understanding of American art history. First, Souls Grown Deep Foundation president Maxwell Anderson discusses his organization's project to document, preserve and promote the work of artists from the African-American South and to more fully include their cultural traditions within American art. In 2014 Souls Grown Deep began a program...

Duration:00:42:03

Robert Pruitt, Maggie Cao

1/17/2019
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Episode No. 376 features artist Robert Pruitt and art historian Maggie Cao. The California African American Museum is showing "Robert Pruitt: Devotion," a survey of Pruitt's large-scale drawing and sculpture that is installed with art that has informed Pruitt's work. The exhibition was curated by Mar Hollingsworth and will be on view through February 17. Robert Pruitt's drawings, sculpture, animation and more brings together spiritual traditions, fictional narrative, technology and science...

Duration:00:59:53

"Posing Modernity" and Ralston Crawford

1/10/2019
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Episode No. 375 features curators Denise Murrell and Keith Davis. Murrell is the curator of "Posing Modernity: The Black Model from Manet and Matisse to Today" at the Wallach Art Gallery at Columbia University. It examines the changing modes of representation of the black figure in modern and contemporary art, as well as the models' influence on the artists with whom they worked. The exhibition is on view in New York City through February 10 before traveling to the Musee d'Orsay in Paris....

Duration:01:21:37

Njideka Akunyili Crosby, Bierstadt's West

1/3/2019
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Episode No. 374 features artist Njideka Akunyili Crosby and curator Laura Fry. Njideka Akunyili Crosby's work is on view at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth in its latest "Focus" show, titled "Njideka Akunyili Crosby | Counterparts." MAMFW's "Focus" series is curated by Alison Hearst. "Crosby" originated at the Baltimore Museum of Art and curated by Kristen Hileman. The exhibition is on view in Fort Worth through January 13. Crosby has also designed a printed mural wrapped around the...

Duration:01:29:13

Holiday clips: Ursula von Rydingsvard

12/27/2018
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Episode No. 373 is a holiday clips episode that features a previously aired conversation with artist Ursula von Rydingsvard. The program was taped on the occasion of The Fabric Workshop and Museum's presentation of "Ursula von Rydingsvard: The Contour of Feeling," an exhibition of roughly 20 von Rydingsvards mostly made since 2000. The exhibition was curated by Mark Rosenthal.

Duration:01:10:09

Holiday clips: Deborah Roberts

12/20/2018
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Episode No. 372 is a holiday clips episode featuring a previously aired conversation with artist Deborah Roberts. Roberts recently won a 2018 Anonymous Was a Woman grant. The program provides an unrestricted grant that "enables women artists, over 40 years of age and at a significant juncture in their lives or careers, to continue to grow and pursue their work." Roberts came onto the program in February, 2018 on the occasion of the Spelman College Museum of Art exhibition "Deborah Roberts:...

Duration:00:43:44

Kehinde Wiley, Nevelson & Hood

12/13/2018
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Episode No. 371 features artist Kehinde Wiley and curator Alison de Lima Greene. The Saint Louis Art Museum is presenting "Kehinde Wiley: Saint Louis," an exhibition of 11 paintings for which Wiley chose his models from northern Saint Louis City and from Ferguson, in Saint Louis County, and posed them in ways informed by paintings in SLAM's collections. The exhibition was curated by Simon Kelley and Hannah Klemm, with assistance from Molly Moog. It's on view through February 10, 2019. An...

Duration:01:16:51

Laura Owens, Mark Lamster

12/6/2018
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Episode No. 370 features artist Laura Owens and author Mark Lamster. "Laura Owens," a survey of Owens's work since the mid-1990s, is on view at the Museum of Contemporary Art's Geffen Contemporary location through March 25, 2019. The exhibition, which was curated by Scott Rothkopf and originated at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City, features about 60 paintings. The exhibition is accompanied by a book published by the Whitney. Amazon offers it for $30. Throughout her...

Duration:01:12:45

The Renaissance Nude, Nature's Nation

11/29/2018
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Episode No. 369 features curators Thomas Kren and Karl Kusserow. Kren is the lead curator of "The Renaissance Nude" at the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles. Over the course of more than 100 paintings, prints and sculpture, the exhibition examines how artists represented the human figure between the early fifteenth and the early sixteenth centuries. The show was co-curated by Jill Burke, Stephen J. Campbell with assistance from Andrea Herrera and Thomas de Pasquale. "The Renaissance Nude"...

Duration:01:11:36

No. 368: Thanksgiving clips: Gary Simmons

11/23/2018
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Episode No. 368 is a Thanksgiving weekend clips episode featuring artist Gary Simmons. Gary Simmons's newest installation is on view at the California African American Museum in Los Angeles. Titled "Gary Simmons: Fade to Black," the work is a multi-wall installation in the museum's atrium. The presentation was curated by Naima J. Keith and will remain on view through December 31, 2019. Simmons is also included in a collection installation titled "I am you, you are too" at the Walker Art...

Duration:00:55:00

Charline von Heyl, Rebecca Bedell

11/15/2018
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Episode No. 367 features artist Charline von Heyl and art historian Rebecca Bedell. Washington's Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden is showing "Charline von Heyl: Snake Eyes," a survey of paintings von Heyl has made since 2005. The exhibition, which is on view through January 27, 2019, was curated by the Hirshhorn's Evelyn C. Hankins and Dirk Luckow of Hamburg's Deichtorhallen (with assistance from Sandy Guttman), which originated the exhibition. The exhibition catalogue was published...

Duration:01:16:01

Matisse and decoration, Kimbell's new Bonnard

11/8/2018
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Episode No. 366 features art historian John Klein and curator George Shackelford. Klein is the author of "Matisse and Decoration," a new look at how Matisse's interest in the French decorative tradition informed and motivated his work throughout his career, but especially between 1935 and his death in 1954. The book details how Matisse translated decoration into easel painting, as well as into significant commissions for private individuals in the United States and Europe. The book also...

Duration:01:25:20

Charles White, Alida Cervantes

11/1/2018
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Episode No. 365 features curator Esther Adler and artist Alida Cervantes. With Sarah Kelly Oehler, Adler is the co-curator of "Charles White: A Retrospective" at the Museum of Modern Art, New York. The exhibition is the first major museum full-career survey of White's work in over three decades. It spotlights White's painting, drawing and photographs, and includes archival material especially related to his mural practice. "Charles White" is on view at MoMA through January 13, 2019, when it...

Duration:01:09:11