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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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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

Tyler Green with Eleanor Harvey

10/25/2018
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Episode No. 364 features historian and curator Eleanor Harvey and historian Tyler Green. Tyler Green is the author of "Carleton Watkins: Making the West American," a new biography-ish of the most influential American artist of the 19th century, and that century’s greatest photographer too. He his best known for his pictures of Yosemite Valley and the nearby Mariposa Grove of giant sequoias made at the outbreak of the Civil War. Watkins’s pictures helped shape America’s (and the world’s)...

Duration:01:01:39

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