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A weekly collection of news, developments, and stirrings in the art world with host Hrag Vartanian, cofounder and editor-in-chief of Hyperallergic.
||CleanWhat the Hell Are McMansions and Why Do They Exist?||McMansions are the houses many of us love to hate, and we invited Kate Wagner, aka McMansion Hell, to talk oversized buildings of wealth and status and what they all mean.||9/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Rebel Women of 19th-Century New York||A new exhibition explores the “Rebel Women” of 19th-century New York, and we talk to curator Marcela Micucci to discover the stories of these largely forgotten figures. And then we talk to critic Paddy Johnson and artist William Powhida, co-hosts of||9/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIs the Art World Ready for the Sanctuary Movement?||This week we talk to Abou Farman, artist and anthropologist at the New School, and Raquel de Anda, director of public engagement at No Longer Empty, about their recent efforts to educate New York City cultural leaders about the needs of immigrant commun||8/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWho Was Artist David Wojnarowicz?||Last month, a dozen activists gathered at the Whitney Museum to condemn the institution’s lack of modern context about the HIV/AIDS epidemic in relation to Wojnarowicz’s artwork. In this episode we talk to Wojnarowicz biographer Cynthia Carr who hel||8/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe State of the Union at the Museum of Modern Art||Members of MoMA’s biggest union have been working over 80 days without a contract, and we ask them to explain what’s going on.||8/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHearing from the Artist Behind Anonymous Was a Woman||We talk to Susan Unterberg, the person behind the mysterious Anonymous Was a Woman foundation that gives $25,000 — no strings attached — to female artists over 40. And then we talk about a boxing exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum that’s worth||8/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow Contemporary Female Artists Are Grappling with Sexual Violence in Their Work||Curator Monika Fabijanska talks about her The Un-Heroic Act: Representations of Rape in Contemporary Women's Art in the US exhibition, and arts journalist Barbara Pollack chats about her new book on an emerging generation of Chinese contemporary artists||7/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Birth of the Dumpling Emoji||This episode features Jennifer 8 Lee, who fought to add a dumpling emoji 🥟to everyone’s keyboard.||7/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFord Foundation President Darren Walker on the Power of Art, Inequality, and Detroit||Hyperallergic's editor-in-chief Hrag Vartanian talks to Ford Foundation President Darren Walker about the public's interest in scrutinizing institutional authority, Walker's own love of art, and the renovations at the Foundation's building, and also dis||11/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEgyptian Surrealism and the Quest to Define Modern Egyptian Art||Hyperallergic travels to Cairo to see one of the new wave of exhibitions that are reintroducing Egyptian modern art, particularly related to the Art and Liberty group (often referred to as Egyptian Surrealism), to a wider audience.||1/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMarilyn Minter and Xaviera Simmons Talk Art, Sex, and American Democracy||Artists Marilyn Minter and Xaviera Simmons both have solo shows up in New York this month. We invited them to chat with Hyperallergic's editor-in-chief Hrag Vartanian about sex, art, gender inequality, Planned Parenthood, and the election.||12/22/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Conversation with Mega-collector Don Rubell||Hyperallergic's Editor-in-chief Hrag Vartanian speaks to mega-collector Don Rubell of the Rubell Family Collection about decades of collecting and establishing one of the biggest collections of contemporary art in the world.||12/8/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Roles of Art and Artists at the Pipeline Protests in North Dakota||In the Oceti Sakowin Camp at Stadning Rock, North Dakota, there is a prominent art tent area. Dozens of artists and volunteers are silkscreening and producing work among the thousands of waterprotectors and their allies, which have arrived to stop the D||12/2/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanArtists Rebecca Nagle and Graci Horne Help Women Confront Sexual Violence at Standing Rock||Native American women grapple with the highest rates of sexual violence in the United States and two Native American artists, Rebecca Nagle and Graci Horne, have traveled to Standing Rock to create a Healing Tent and to work on their Monument Quilt proj||12/1/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Report from Standing Rock, Where Artists Listen, Learn, Inspire, and Heal||Hyperallergic traveled to Oceti Sekowin Camp at Standing Rock, where thousands of water protectors and their allies are trying to stop the multi-billionaire dollar Dakota Access Pipeline, which is being pushed by the government and major oil companies.||11/29/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCurator and Art Historian Kellie Jones||Curator and art historian Kellie Jones is the guest for our latest episode. A 2016 McArthur Fellow, Jones is a lifelong New Yorker and an associate professor at Columbia University. She spoke to Hyperallergic about her work, life, and the evolving world||10/18/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBrazil's Inhotim and the Legacy of Tropicália||The impeachment of Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff and the current economic crisis will have a long-lasting impact on the country, including on one of the largest open-air contemporary art collections in the world.||10/10/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWomen of Abstract Expressionism||Why were women excluded from the art movement that has come to represent some of the best of 20th century American art? The answer may be rather complicated and Hyperallergic’s editor-in-chief Hrag Vartanian interviews “Women Of Abstract Expressioni||7/25/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHank WIllis Thomas and Eric Gottesman on For Freedoms Super PAC||In the third episode of the Hyperallergic Podcast, we talk to artists Hank Willis Thomas and Eric Gottesman about the For Freedoms Super PAC, which promises to shake things up during the 2016 US Presidential election by inviting artists to reflect on im||6/6/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTania Bruguera, Mariam Ghani, Queens International||Our second podcast focuses on New York's borough of Queens, which is becoming a growing hub of artistic activity in the city. We talk to Tania Bruguera about her Immigrant Movement International project in Queens and her experience in Cuba, then we chat||5/30/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMarrakech Biennial 6||Our inaugural podcast sends our editor-in-chief Hrag Vartanian to Morocco to visit the 6th Marrakech Biennial curated by Reem Fadda. There are interviews with the curator and artists Haig Aivazian (Lebanon) and Dineo Seshee Bopape (South Africa), as wel||5/4/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
Great conversations centered around an issue, exhibition or event. Keep them coming! Let them go long!
I've been looking for a well produced podcast on diverse issues in contemporary art for so long! Thank you Hyperallergic for starting this podcast.
Great art pod!
Love these art coves and topics, please keep em coming! Nice to have non corporate representation!