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Welcome to Swann Sessions, a podcast from Swann Auction Galleries. We tap into our well of expertise and hear from specialists from our departments including American Art, African-American Fine Art, Autographs, Books, Contemporary Art, Illustration, Maps & Atlases, Photographs & Photobooks, Printed and Manuscript Americana and African Americana, Prints & Drawaings, and Vintage posters. You’ll hear our experts discuss everything from art to ephemera, from collecting to auction world trends.

Welcome to Swann Sessions, a podcast from Swann Auction Galleries. We tap into our well of expertise and hear from specialists from our departments including American Art, African-American Fine Art, Autographs, Books, Contemporary Art, Illustration, Maps & Atlases, Photographs & Photobooks, Printed and Manuscript Americana and African Americana, Prints & Drawaings, and Vintage posters. You’ll hear our experts discuss everything from art to ephemera, from collecting to auction world trends.
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New York City, NY

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Welcome to Swann Sessions, a podcast from Swann Auction Galleries. We tap into our well of expertise and hear from specialists from our departments including American Art, African-American Fine Art, Autographs, Books, Contemporary Art, Illustration, Maps & Atlases, Photographs & Photobooks, Printed and Manuscript Americana and African Americana, Prints & Drawaings, and Vintage posters. You’ll hear our experts discuss everything from art to ephemera, from collecting to auction world trends.

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English


Episodes

Barry Yourgrau- Mess

1/13/2016
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Mess details Yourgrau's journey to declutter his life and demystify the line between avid collecting and obsessive hoarding–a line he explored with Swann's own Nicholas D. Lowry in a wildly entertaining excerpt from the book published by Vice in July. Far beyond a how-to guide to cleaning up, Mess is an exercise in humor and heartbreak, chronicling Yourgrau's struggle as he explores the power of objects and memories, along with his dive into the history, science, literature and pop culture...

Duration: 00:42:24


Pulitzer Prize Winner Gregory Pardlo on Maya Angelou

9/14/2015
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"She [Dr. Angelou] was deeply aware of the cultural and institutional forces that worked to keep her voice, and voices like hers, out of the marketplace of ideas...she defied those forces and, as poet Elizabeth Alexander has pointed out, she helped clear a path for the boom in black women's writing."-Gregory Pardlo

Duration: 00:29:20