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The Lonely Palette is a bi-weekly podcast that returns art history to the masses, one painting at a time. Really looking forward to working with you!

The Lonely Palette is a bi-weekly podcast that returns art history to the masses, one painting at a time. Really looking forward to working with you!
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The Lonely Palette is a bi-weekly podcast that returns art history to the masses, one painting at a time. Really looking forward to working with you!

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English


Episodes

HiatusEp 0.5 - Hub & Spoke Presents: Culture Hustlers

10/30/2019
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The Lonely Palette is on break until November 2019, so every Wednesday in October, a different Hub & Spoke producer will take the host's chair to present an episode of their show that Tamar is especially fond of. Enjoy this month's podcast petri dish of art, culture, history, and society, and subscribe to any and all Hub & Spoke shows at www.hubspokeaudio.org. This week: Lucas Spivey's Culture Hustlers is a podcast for artists who mean business. This episode takes us to Art Prize in Grand...

Duration:00:34:30

HiatusEp 0.4 - Hub & Spoke Presents: Ministry of Ideas

10/23/2019
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The Lonely Palette is on break until November 2019, so every Wednesday in October, a different Hub & Spoke producer will take the host's chair to present an episode of their show that Tamar is especially fond of. Enjoy this month's podcast petri dish of art, culture, history, and society, and subscribe to any and all Hub & Spoke shows at www.hubspokeaudio.org. This week: Zachary Davis's Ministry of Ideas is a small show about big ideas, presented as punchy secular sermons. This episode...

Duration:00:33:39

HiatusEp 0.3 - Hub & Spoke Presents: The Constant

10/16/2019
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The Lonely Palette is on break until November 2019, so every Wednesday in October, a different Hub & Spoke producer will take the host's chair to present an episode of their show that Tamar is especially fond of. Enjoy this month's podcast petri dish of art, culture, history, and society, and subscribe to any and all Hub & Spoke shows at www.hubspokeaudio.org. This week: The Constant is a podcast about our history of getting things wrong. In this episode, host Mark Chrisler introduces us to...

Duration:00:29:42

HiatusEp 0.2 - Hub & Spoke Presents: Open Source

10/9/2019
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The Lonely Palette is on break until November 2019, so every Wednesday in October, a different Hub & Spoke producer will take the host's chair to present an episode of their show that Tamar is especially fond of. Enjoy this month's podcast petri dish of art, culture, history, and society, and subscribe to any and all Hub & Spoke shows at www.hubspokeaudio.org. This week: Open Source with Christopher Lydon is a local conversation with global attitude. "The Bauhaus in Your House," which...

Duration:00:50:54

HiatusEp 0.1 - Hub & Spoke Presents: Iconography

10/2/2019
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The Lonely Palette is on break until November 2019, so every Wednesday in October, a different Hub & Spoke producer will take the host's chair to present an episode of their show that Tamar is especially fond of. Enjoy this month's podcast petri dish of art, culture, history, and society, and subscribe to any and all Hub & Spoke shows at www.hubspokeaudio.org. This week: Charles Gustine's Iconography, a podcast about icons, real and imagined. Just in time for New England leaf-peeping, this...

Duration:01:01:09

BonusEp. 0.3 - Tamar Avishai interview with Artists of Camberville

8/9/2019
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On July 29, 2019 (the day after the birth of my son!), host and producer Danielle Monroe posted this interview we had recorded the week before for her podcast "Artists of Camberville." This was one of best conversations I've ever had about the origins of "The Lonely Palette" and the trials and tribulations of art-viewing, meaning-making, script-writing, audio podcasting about the visual, and, like, a little bit about The Bachelorette. Enjoy! 00:10: Introduction. 00:41: Laying the groundwork...

Duration:00:32:43

Ep. 40 - Frida Kahlo's "Dos Mujeres (Salvadora y Herminia)" (1928)

7/19/2019
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In which we go beneath the flowers, the unibrow, the broken body, and the shadow of her marriage, to reframe the fame of Frida Kahlo: the Cult Icon of Humanness. See the images: http://www.thelonelypalette.com/episodes/2019/7/14/episode-40-frida-kahlos-dos-mujeres Music used: Django Reinhardt, “Django’s Tiger” The Andrews Sisters, "Bei Mir Bist Du Schoen" The Blue Dot Sessions, “Jat Poure,” “Li Fonte,” “Clouds at the Gap,” “Master,” “When the Guests Have Left,” “Curiously and Curiously,”...

Duration:00:37:52

Ep. 39 - Rembrandt van Rijn's "Portrait of Aeltje Uylenburgh" (1632)

6/7/2019
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It isn't 17th century Dutch art if we're not going so deep into Rembrandt's soul and so close to the meticulous details of his virtuosic portraiture that we make the guards nervous. See the images: http://www.thelonelypalette.com/episodes/2019/5/23/episode-39-rembrandt-van-rijns-portrait-of-aeltje-uylenburgh-1632 Music used: Django Reinhardt, “Django’s Tiger” The Andrews Sisters, "Bei Mir Bist Du Schoen" The Blue Dot Sessions, “Lovers Hollow” “Tailrunner,” “Entwined Oddity,” “Lupi,”...

Duration:00:31:52

BonusEp. 0.2 - Tamar Avishai interviews Dan Byers, Director of Harvard's Carpenter Center

4/4/2019
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Tamar met Dan when she was a worshipful high school freshman and he was (to her) an übercool junior who was not only the arts editor of Thoughtprints, the school's art/lit mag, but also spent his free time in the fine art studio, bending the charcoal like Beckmann. Now he's the Director of the Carpenter Center of Visual Arts at Harvard University, she's an art history podcaster, and they reconnected in the Busch-Reisinger galleries in front of Max Beckmann's "Self-Portrait in a Tuxedo" from...

Duration:00:22:32

Ep. 38 - Wassily Kandinsky's "Untitled" (1922)

3/28/2019
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The later work of Russian ex-pat turned German Expressionist turned indispensable Bauhaus faculty member Wassily Kandinsky is a lot like the Bauhaus itself: a disparate collection of pieces parts that ends up assembling itself into a transparent, efficient, powerfully cohesive, form-follows-function whole. This episode was a collaboration with WBUR's Radio Open Source: check them out at radioopensource.org, and listen to their show on the Bauhaus Centennial on April 11, 2019 at 9:00pm EDT on...

Duration:00:30:41

Ep. 37 - Ansel Adams' "The Tetons and Snake River, Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming" (1942)

3/15/2019
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Let's explore America the Beautiful, the Complicated, and the Contradictory, where a purple mountain has no sense of its own majesty, through the lens of the quintessential dorm room poster photographer Ansel Adams. See the images: http://www.thelonelypalette.com/episodes/2019/3/8/episode-37-ansel-adams-the-tetons-and-snake-river-grand-teton-national-park-wyoming-1942 Music used: Django Reinhardt, “Django’s Tiger” The Andrews Sisters, "Bei Mir Bist Du Schoen" The Blue Dot Sessions, “Vibrant...

Duration:00:31:10

Ep. 36 - Behold the Monkey

1/31/2019
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The fruits of the Second Annual Year-End Patreon Listener Challenge has us staring directly into the cold dead eyes of the beast! How could this restoration of a forgotten 19th century Spanish fresco have gotten so grotesquely botched, and what does it tell us about the challenges of art restoration, religious iconography, and iconoclasm? And more importantly, Jesus, why you look like a shark? See the images:...

Duration:00:40:06

BonusEp. 0.1 - Tamar Avishai interviews artist Cecilia Vicuña

12/14/2018
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On October 10, 2018, both the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and Cecilia Vicuña herself were generous enough to give me the opportunity to take a few moments away from the installation of "Disappeared Quipu" and interview Vicuña. We talked about bridging the masculinity of Land Art and the femininity of Fiber Art, the origins of Vicuña's life as an artist, and how her own awareness has evolved throughout her career.

Duration:00:19:10

Ep. 35 - Cecilia Vicuña's "Disappeared Quipu" (2018)

12/14/2018
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Thick woolen knots, suspended from the ceiling, alive with projections and immersed in sound. You might not realize that Chilean artist Cecilia Vicuña has woven together your awareness of your own awareness, but maybe you just needed some help translating it. See the images: http://www.thelonelypalette.com/episodes/2018/12/1/episode-35-cecilia-vicuas-disappeared-quipu-2018 Music used: Django Reinhardt, “Django’s Tiger” The Andrews Sisters, "Bei Mir Bist Du Schoen" The Blue Dot Sessions, “The...

Duration:00:31:42

Ep. 34 - Dance Dance Revolution

11/14/2018
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We're trying a little something different today: what happens when Disney scares the pants off you as a kid, and then, in mining the roots of your existential dread, you realize that Henri Matisse and Igor Stravinsky both had their respective pants scared off too, and that this communal pants-scaring explains a whole heck of a lot about early 20th century modernism? See the images: http://www.thelonelypalette.com/episodes/2018/10/27/episode-34-dance-dance-revolution Music used: Django...

Duration:00:41:57

Ep. 33 - Jean-Honoré Fragonard's "The Desired Moment" (c. 1770)

9/13/2018
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Powder those wigs and ungird those loins: today we're diving deep into the curves, pastels, and licentious yearnings of a ridiculously saucy little style known as Rococo. See the Images: http://www.thelonelypalette.com/episodes/2018/9/8/episode-33-jean-honor-fragonard-the-desired-moment-c-1770 Music Used: Django Reinhardt, “Django’s Tiger” The Andrews Sisters, "Bei Mir Bist Du Schoen" The Blue Dot Sessions, “Mknt”, “The Big Ten”, “Vernouillet”, “Swapping Tubes”, “Line Etching”, “Fern and...

Duration:00:30:23

Ep. 32 - René Magritte's "The Son of Man" (1964)

8/28/2018
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Ever have a day when you just feel a little... blocked? Well, sure as God made little green apples, Surrealist René Magritte feels you. See the images: http://www.thelonelypalette.com/episodes/2018/8/24/episode-32-ren-magrittes-son-of-man-1964 Music used: Django Reinhardt, "Django's Tiger" The Andrews Sisters, "Bei Mir Bist Du Schoen" The Blue Dot Sessions, "Roundpine", "Borough", "Building The Sled", "Rate Sheet", "Lick Stick", "Pull Beyond Pull" Joe Dassin, “Les Champs-Elysees" Sponsors:...

Duration:00:29:12

Ep. 31 - Hiroshi Sugimoto's "Byrd Theater, Richmond, 1993" (1993)

7/12/2018
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Trying to capture time in art is like trying to pin a wave upon the sand or hold a moonbeam in your hand. So leave it to Japanese photographer Hiroshi Sugimoto to do it so effectively by taking us to the Golden Age of Cinema. "Seeking Stillness" is on view at the MFA, Boston until September 3, 2018. See the images: http://www.thelonelypalette.com/episodes/2018/7/5/episode-31-hiroshi-sugimotos-byrd-theater-richmond-1993-1993 Music used: The Andrews Sisters, "Bei Mir Bist Du Schoen" The Blue...

Duration:00:31:57

Ep. 30 - Donatello's "Madonna of the Clouds" (c. 1425-1435)

5/30/2018
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Join the OG Ninja Turtle as he guides you into the Renaissance by way of an exquisite tour of heaven. See the image: http://www.thelonelypalette.com/episodes/2018/5/28/episode-30-donatellos-madonna-of-the-clouds-c-1425-1435 Music Used: The Andrews Sisters, "Bei Mir Bist Du Schoen" Lobo Loco, "Piano Cora Theme" The Blue Dot Sessions, "UpUpUp and Over", "Slow Line Stomp", "Lakeside Path", "Perspiration", "Threads and Veils", "Moon Bicycle Theme" Joe Dassin, “Les Champs-Elysees" Support the...

Duration:00:26:47

Ep. 29 - Egon Schiele's "Nude Self-Portrait" (1910)

4/26/2018
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Welcome to the cult of the punk: where the skin is flayed, the contortions are twisty, and the struggle is real. So why can't we get enough? See the image: http://www.thelonelypalette.com/episodes/2018/4/23/episode-29-egon-schieles-nude-self-portrait-1910 Music used: The Andrews Sisters, "Bei Mir Bist Du Schoen" The Blue Dot Sessions, "Taoudella", "Fifteen Street", "Smooth Stone", "Scraper", "Then A Gambling Problem", "Warm Fingers", "Chrome and Wax" Support the show:...

Duration:00:29:53