The Modern Art Notes Podcast show

The Modern Art Notes Podcast

Summary: The Modern Art Notes Podcast is a weekly, hour-long interview program featuring artists, historians, authors, curators and conservators. Pulitzer Prize-winning art critic Sebastian Smee called The MAN Podcast “one of the great archives of the art of our time.” When the US chapter of the International Association of Art Critics gave host Tyler Green one of its inaugural awards for criticism in 2014, it included a special citation for The MAN Podcast.

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 Deborah Luster, François Morellet | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:06:02

Episode No. 328 features artists Deborah Luster and curator Béatrice Gross. Deborah Luster is featured in Aperture magazine's spring issue, titled "Prison Nation," and in Aperture's NYC gallery, which is showing pictures from the issue through March 7. Luster's work with poet C. D. Wright is also in "The Art of Collaboration" at the Beinecke Library at Yale. Then curator Béatrice Gross discusses her exhibition "François Morellet," at Dia's Beacon and Chelsea locations through June 2. 

 Deborah Roberts, Anita Witek | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:03:33

Episode No. 327 features artists Deborah Roberts and Anita Witek. The Spelman College Museum of Art is showing "Deborah Roberts: The Evolution of Mimi" through May 19. San Francisco's Jenkins Johnson Gallery just opened an exhibition of Roberts's work called "Uninterrupted." It's on view through March 17. On the second segment, Anita Witek discusses her new installation at the Wexner Center for the Arts. It's on view at the Wexner through April 15.

 Thomas Cole, Peter Hujar | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:15:43

Episode No. 326 features curators Betsy Kornhauser and Joel Smith. Kornhauser  is the co-curator of "Thomas Cole's Journey: Atlantic Crossings," which is at the Metropolitan through May 13. It examines Cole's origins in the north of England and the impact travels through England and Italy had on Cole's art. On the second segment, Smith discusses "Peter Hujar: Speed of Life." The exhibition, on view at The Morgan Library through May 20, includes 140 photographs and surveys Hujar's entire career.

 Wayne Thiebaud (part two), remembering Jack Whitten | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:01:31

Episode No. 325 features part two of host Tyler Green's conversation with artist Wayne Thiebaud. On the second segment, Green and curator and museum director Kathryn Kanjo remember Jack Whitten. Thiebaud is one of the world's greatest living painters. The Manetti Shrem Museum of Art at the University of California, Davis has just opened "Wayne Thiebaud, 1958-1968," an examination of Thiebaud's early work and a look at how he developed his signature style and subjects.

 Wayne Thiebaud, Minor White | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:11:34

Episode No. 324 features artist Wayne Thiebaud and curator Julia Dolan. The Manetti Shrem Museum of Art at the University of California, Davis has just opened "Wayne Thiebaud, 1958-1968," an examination of Thiebaud's early work and a look at how he developed his signature style. It is on view through May 13. On the second segment, Portland Art Museum curator Julia Dolan discusses her "In the Beginning: Minor White's Oregon Photographs," which is on view in two parts through October 21.

 Louise Bourgeois, Livia Corona Benjamin | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:12:39

Episode No. 323 of The Modern Art Notes Podcast features curator Deborah Wye and artist Livia Corona Benjamin. Wye curated "Louise Bourgeois An Unfolding Portrait," which is on view at the Museum of Modern Art, New York through January 28. On the second segment, artist and photographer Livia Corona Benjamin discusses her work. She's included in "Home -- So Different, So Appealing," which is at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston through January 21.

 Painting in Mexico, 1700-1790, Church's Travels | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 59:56

LACMA's Ilona Katzew is a co-curator of "Painted in Mexico, 1700-1790: Pinxit Mexici," a survey of a many kinds of 18th-century Mexican painting. It is on view through March 18. On the second segment, Detroit Institute of Arts curator Kenneth Myers discusses "Church: A Painter's Pilgrimage." It considers the paintings Frederic Edwin Church made from his trip to the Middle East and the Mediterranean. It's on view in Detroit until January 15.

 Holiday clips: 'East of the Mississippi' in New Orleans | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 46:01

Episode No. 321 is a holiday weekend re-air of host Tyler Green's March conversation with National Gallery of Art curator Diane Waggoner.   Waggoner is the curator of “East of the Mississippi: Nineteenth-Century American Landscape Photography.” The story of America’s 19thC photographic history has mostly run through the West. Waggoner’s exhibition instead examines photographers working between the Mississippi River and the Atlantic Ocean. It's at the New Orleans Museum of Art through Jan. 7.

 Holiday clips: Rauschenberg at SFMOMA | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 48:47

Episode No. 320 of The Modern Art Notes Podcast is a holiday weekend re-air of host Tyler Green's June, 2017 conversation with Leah Dickerman. Along with the Tate Modern's Achim Borchardt-Hume, Dickerman is the co-curator of "Robert Rauschenberg: Among Friends," a retrospective at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art through March 25. The exhibition features Rauschenberg's early photography, body prints, combines, performances, prints and more. The exhibition catalogue was published by MoMA.

 PST: LA/LA at MCASD, Pomona College, LACMA | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:13:56

Episode No. 319 spotlights 3 exhibitions from the Getty-funded PST exhibitions. Julieta González discusses "Memories of Underdevelopment: Art and the Decolonial Turn in Latin America, 1960-85," which is at MCASD through February 4, 2018. Adela Goldbard talks about her workin "Prometheus 2017: Four Artists from Mexico Revisit Orozco" at the Pomona College Art Museum. Finally,  LACMA's Wendy Kaplan discusses "Found in Translation: Design in California and Mexico, 1915-1985."

 Jed Perl on Calder, Jo Steffens | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:12:12

Episode No. 318 of The Modern Art Notes Podcast features author and critic Jed Perl and author Jo Steffens. Perl is the author of "Calder: The Conquest of Time, The Early Years, 1898-1940," the first in a planned two-volume biography of American sculptor Alexander Calder. The book was recently published by Knopf. Jo Steffens discusses "Unpacking My Library: Artists and Their Books," which was recently published by Yale University Press. Steffens edited the book with Matthias Neumann.

 Michelangelo, Art and China after 1989 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:12:54

Episode No. 317 of The Modern Art Notes Podcast features curators Carmen Bambach and Alexandra Munroe. Bambach is the curator of "Michelangelo: Divine Draftsman and Designer" at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. It is on view through February 12, 2018. On the second segment, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum curator Alexandra Munroe discusses "Art and China After 1989: Theater of the World." It is on view through January 7, 2018.

 No. 316: SFMOMA's Raw Material, Andrea Chung | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 54:22

Episode No. 316 of The Modern Art Notes Podcast features Raw Material hosts Jessica Placzek and Maddie Gobbo and artist Andrea Chung. This week SFMOMA's Raw Material podcast began its third season. On the second segment, we'll hear a conversation between host Tyler Green and artist Andrea Chung from July. Chung is in a two-artist installation at the California African American Museum in LA, as well as the Prospect 4 triennial in New Orleans.

 No. 315: The Black Photographers Annual, Teenie Harris | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 59:44

Episode No. 315 features photographer Beuford Smith and audio from "Teenie Harris Photographs: In Their Own Voice" at the Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh. Smith was an editor and co-founder of The Black Photographers Annual, a series of four books created, published and edited by black artists and that featured the work of black photographers. Pictures from Vol. II are on view at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond. See pictures at

 An-My Lê, Katherine Bradford | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:08:03

Episode No. 314 features artists An-My Lê and Katherine Bradford. Lê is in "Artists in Exile: Expressions of Loss and Hope," and "Before the Event/After the Fact: Contemporary Perspectives of War," at the Yale University Art Gallery. Her work examines war, landscape and memory. The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth is showing "FOCUS: Katherine Bradford." Later this fall Bradford will be in Prospect 4, which is curated by Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University's Trevor Schoonmaker.


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