By The Way: A Contemporary Art News Podcast
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By The Way: A Contemporary Art News Podcast is a by weekly podcast where two artist friends irreverently discuss news from the art world. The show is co-produced and co-hosted by Eric Wall and Ando, and is written by Eric Wall. Eric is an artist and art professional with nearly 20 years of experience in the arts. Based in Stockholm, Sweden, he has also lived and worked in Germany, Denmark, and the US, which has given him some unique insights into the contemporary art world. Ando is the founder of The Undergang Armchair, a podcast based around conversations with artists about their craft. He is a working artist and freelancer. He was raised in the US, and currently resides in Copenhagen, Denmark.
||CleanThe Virtual Art World||Daniel Birnbaum Leaves Moderna Museet to Director Virtual Reality Company Acute Art||7/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAll About My Selfie (Rebroadcast)||Made For Instagram Art||7/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAnish Kapoor Vs. The NRA||Recently, the artist Anish Kapoor filed a lawsuit against the NRA over the use of one of his most famous work in a recruitment campaign. For our longtime listeners, I think you might find it Eric and Ando’s opinions on the story surprising. And as...||6/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean“52 & They Art All Against You”||Artist Initiated Crowd Funded Super Pac Public Art Project||6/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBy The Way Mini-episode - Returned, Removed, and Yippee Ki Yay M**********r||We follow up on a few stories in this By The Way Mini-episode titled Returned, Removed, and Yippee Ki Yay M**********r. The first topic is a follow up from BTW #1 - Thievery, when Ando and I discussed the smuggling of Iraqi artifacts by...||5/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean“Something is rotten in the state of Denmark”||By The Way: A Contemporary Art News Podcast is back with episode #12 “Something is rotten in the state of Denmark” Join Eric Wall and Ando again as they discuss the basis' of the lawsuit that accuses Jeff Koons and Gagosian Gallery of running a...||4/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBy The Way Mini-episode - Postmasters Gallery NYC||On this Mini-episode of By The Way: A Contemporary Art News Podcast Eric talks about Postmasters Gallery NYC and their recent Patreon campaign strategy. He has his doubts, but what do you think? By The Way, also wants to...||4/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLos Angeles and Shrinkage In The Art Market with Guest Jenny Danielsson||By The Way, welcomes guest Jenny Danielsson from the Danielsson & Carlson podcast. Jenny shares the news about the recent firing of Helen Molesworth at Los Angeles’ Museum of Contemporary Arts. Jenny and Eric then speculate what might have led...||4/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBTW Mini-episode #1 Announcement||News from the art world does not stop when we are unable to bring it to you on By The Way: A Contemporary Art News Podcast. Many of the stories that we discuss on BTW continue to evolve after the release of an episode. Those of us here at Cultural...||3/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitShould Thomas Kinkade Paint Trump's National Portrait?||It’s episode 10! Barack and Michelle Obama’s National Portraits were revealed and the gossipy side of the internet was a buzz. On this episode, Ando and Eric discuss the good, the bad, and crazy surrounding these two interesting paintings. They...||2/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitWhat Do Bhutan, France, and Iran All Have In Common?||Eric and Ando take a trip around the world in this episode. Iranian contemporary art gallerist is facing a jail time, corporal punishment, and confiscation of their assets for their involvement in the art world. We discuss street artist Invader and...||2/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPussy, Drugs, and Jeff Koons||Today Eric and Ando blaze through 4 topics. Pussy Riot seeks asylum in Sweden, and the Guggenheim offers Donald Trump a golden toilet by Maurizio Cattelan. Topics become more serious when they bring up Nan Goldin and the opioid crisis in the US....||1/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitSo Baroque That You Have No Monet||Is the Contemporary art world growing or shrinking? Are there more or less opportunities for artists today than in past decades? What is the future gallery model? In this episode Eric and Ando talk about the mega-art dealer David Zwirner's expanding...||1/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitA da Vinci & the Flaming Bag of Dog Poop||How could we not talk about this most recent Christie’s contemporary art auction? The record breaking painting "by" Leonardo da Vinci titled Salvator Mundi sold for $450,312,500. We aren’t talking about the obvious talking points,...||12/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitAll About My Selfie||It finally has come to Eric and Ando talking about Instagram. Take about 5 minutes to watch the video clip in the links below to get a better understanding of what we are discussing today. Audiences are more comfortable viewing and buying art...||11/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitTheater of the Protest||Pressure from outside the art world, threats of violence, and an online petition nearing a million people have compelled the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York to remove several artworks from an exhibition. Art and China after 1989: Theater of...||11/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitMoney||Well dOCUMENTA happened to pop up again in the news for this episode. Ando actually heard about this story too! One of the most prestigious art exhibitions, dOCUMENTA (15) is on the brink of bankruptcy. We try to unravel how that could have...||11/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitDeath||A bit of change up on this episode of By The Way, as Eric and Ando talk about Sam Durant’s sculpture titled Scaffold. Originally created by Sam Durant for dOCUMENTA (13) in Kassel, Germany, the work has since been purchased by the Walker Art Center,..||10/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThievery||On the inaugural episode of By The Way Eric presents Ando with 2 news stories. The first story is about the craft store giant Hobby Lobby smuggling Middle Eastern artifacts into the US. In our second story we discuss the stolen works by street artist...||10/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
By the Way is to art podcasts what Tom Hanks is to America...better that we deserve.
Keep 'Em Coming
Great idea for a podcast and worth the listen. Interesting, Informative and not overly long.