Best Fine Arts podcasts — Painting, drawing, sculpture and related fine arts (Updated October 2018; image)
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The Modern Art Notes Podcast is a weekly program about visual art. The program features host Tyler Green's conversations with artists, art historians, curators, critics and authors. It is published each Thursday.
 
THE SECRET HISTORY OF ART takes you on a series of private guided tours of the world's greatest artworks. Best-selling author and professor of art history Noah Charney presents the history, symbolism, and importance of each work. The Secret History of Art is a series of lessons in miniature on great works of art around the world. By spending just a few minutes per masterpiece, you can learn the mysteries, stories, and secrets of some of civilization’s greatest treasures.
 
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The Pen Addict
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The Pen Addict is a weekly fix for all things stationery. Pens, pencils, paper, ink – you name it, and Brad Dowdy and Myke Hurley are into it. Join as they geek out over the analog tools they love so dearly. Hosted by Myke Hurley and Brad Dowdy.
 
This audio series offers entertaining, informative discussions about the arts and events at the National Gallery of Art. These podcasts give access to special Gallery talks by well-known artists, authors, curators, and historians. Included in this podcast listing are established series: The Diamonstein-Spielvogel Lecture Series, The Sydney J. Freedberg Lecture in Italian Art, Elson Lecture Series, A. W. Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts, Conversationricans with Artists Series, Conversations w ...
 
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Art Talk
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Art reviews from art critics Edward Goldman and Hunter Drohojowska-Philp.
 
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Tate Events
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This podcast presents highlights from Tate's wide-ranging programme of talks, symposiums and live events at all four Tate galleries.
 
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Creative Start
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How your favorite creatives got their start. And how you can too.
 
Since the early days of the interwebs Cory Casoni, Brad Guigar, & Scott Kurtz have been creating and publishing content online. Join them every week to discuss art, test new media technologies, talk to other industry professionals, and share some laughs.
 
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CreatureGeek
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This is the SFX Makeup podcast from a fan and pro perspective! Len Peralta is the fan, an artist with a keen interest in makeup and special effects. Frank Ippolito is the pro, a working professional in the FX industry with movies and TV under his belt. Together they cover a variety of topics, interview guests and geek out in general about makeup.
 
Join Linda Fisler as we talk writing, art and all things creative! Linda will have guests from time to time to talk about their creative process and milestones. To listen to actual podcasts, go to her Patreon page--https://www.patreon.com/LindaRiesenbergFisler
 
Escape From Illustration Island is the critically-acclaimed audio podcast featuring conversations with Illustrators, Art Directors, Art Reps and other creative professionals. Past guests include Drew Struzan, Christoph Niemann, Marshall Arisman, Gary Taxali, Bob Staake and more. Visit IllustrationAge.com for the ultimate resources for Illustrators!
 
Art fairs are our business. If they are your business, too, tune in for all the news and insider tips about the nation's top juried art fairs and craft shows.The Art Fair Success Show is hosted by Connie Mettler, publisher of ArtFairCalendar.com and ArtFairInsiders.com.
 
Your Dreams My Nightmares is an audio side project hosted by Sam Weber featuring conversations with illustrators, artists and designers.
 
Light Grey Art Lab is an art gallery in Minneapolis, Minnesota, where creatives come together to learn, travel, exhibit, and discuss their creative practice. Our podcast features the Light Grey team discussing the creative practice, reflections on our exhibitions and projects, artist interviews, guest lecturers, and travelogues. Learn more at lightgreyartlab.com. Thanks for listening!
 
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WFIU: Visual Arts
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Arts interviews, reviews, and features from WFIU Public Media from Indiana University.
 
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Drawn Today
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Draw Everyday
 
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Artblog Radio
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Artblog Radio interviews artists from Philadelphia and beyond. Hosted by Roberta Fallon and Libby Rosof from theartblog.org
 
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We talk about a lot of amazing pens this episode. The Sailor King of Pen. The Lamy Safari. Retro 51. But none - NONE - hold a candle to the one pen to rule them all. This episode of The Pen Addict is sponsored by: Squarespace: Make your next move. Enter offer code PENADDICT at checkout to get 10% off your first purchase. Mack Weldon: Smart unde ...…
 
Edward Goldman talks about the shredded “masterpiece” by Banksy – is it a scandal or smart performance?By webmaster@kcrw.org (KCRW, Edward Goldman).
 
Hunter Drohojowska-Philp talks about the Blue Hour and closing galleries.By webmaster@kcrw.org (KCRW, Hunter Drohojowska-Philp).
 
Download the MP3, stream directly on Stitcher, or subscribe via iTunes! No Rules Roaches Length: 01:07:38 Synopsis: Ohhhhh boy, it’s that season, it’s that time, it’s Halloween, baby! Jenny, Calvin, and James spend this episode spooking each other with stories, grossing each other out, and screaming in the Light Grey Art Lab basement. We barely ...…
 
Episode No. 362 features artist Laurie Simmons and curator Allegra Pesenti. The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth opens "Laurie Simmons: Big Camera/Little Camera," a retrospective of Simmons's career, on October 14. The exhibition spotlights Simmons's long-standing interest in gender roles, most famously in series of pictures that have used dolls ...…
 
The Podcasting Don is here, with an offer you can’t refuse. Like a concrete (boots?) pen for example. Or a Pink Robot, or some shiny inks. You know what, you can’t refuse any of it, and that’s why you are here! This episode of The Pen Addict is sponsored by: Harry's: Redeem your trial set! Pen Chalet: Click the ‘podcast’ link at the top of the ...…
 
Edward Goldman talks about art exhibitions and set designs from Pasadena to Palm Springs.By webmaster@kcrw.org (KCRW, Edward Goldman).
 
Caitlin Teal Price, artist and cofounder, STABLE, in conversation with John Pilson, photographer, video artist, and senior critic and acting director of graduate studies for fall 2018, Yale University School of Art Caitlin Teal Price presents new work exploring themes of daily routine and ritual in the solo exhibition Green Is the Secret Color ...…
 
David Gariff, senior lecturer, National Gallery of Art. The East Building of the National Gallery of Art houses an impressive collection of modern sculptures displayed throughout its many levels. Henry Moore’s Knife Edge Mirror Two Piece, Anthony Caro’s National Gallery Ledge Piece, and the enormous mobile, Untitled, by Alexander Calder were co ...…
 
Frank and Len return for a new show! One this episode, Frank dovetails off our discussion about how to get a job and talks about what to do when you have the job. What are the do's and dont's of working for an FX Shop? What should you be thinking about during and after your stint at a shop like Thingery? This is important info, folks! Don't go ...…
 
Hunter Drohojowska-Philp talks about a pair of unexpectedly sympathetic shows at the ICA in downtown L.A.By webmaster@kcrw.org (KCRW, Hunter Drohojowska-Philp).
 
Episode No. 361 features curator Catherine Craft and historian Jessie Sentivan. Craft is the curator of "The Nature of Arp," which is at the Nasher Sculpture Center in Dallas through January 6, 2019. The exhibition is a retrospective of Jean Arp (or in German, Hans Arp), one of the most important artists of both the Dada and surrealist movement ...…
 
Brad is back from Dallas with tales to tell. It was a great event! We also discuss more new Sailors, including a first look at the Key Lime 1911, and have a special request for our listeners. This episode of The Pen Addict is sponsored by: Squarespace: Make your next move. Enter offer code PENADDICT at checkout to get 10% off your first purchas ...…
 
Edward Goldman talks about multiple surprises delivered by Ai Weiwei and Victor Hugo.By webmaster@kcrw.org (KCRW, Edward Goldman).
 
Harry Cooper, senior curator and head of modern art, National Gallery of Art. It is often said that the National Gallery of Art is a collection of collections. All its acquisitions of art are the resultof gifts, whether of art itself or of the funds to acquire art. In the realm of modern art, one of the principal mechanisms of this generosity h ...…
 
David Gariff, senior lecturer, National Gallery of Art. Referred to variously as “ABC art” or “primary structures,” minimalism displays the reductive aspects of earlier modernist trends that embraced geometric abstraction in painting and pure geometric forms in sculpture. In direct opposition to their abstract expressionist predecessors, minima ...…
 
Hunter Drohojowska-Philp says the renowned artist has transformed his work, again.By webmaster@kcrw.org (KCRW, Hunter Drohojowska-Philp).
 
Episode No. 360 features curator Tamara Schenkenberg and artist Angela Fraleigh. Schenkenberg is the curator of "Ruth Asawa: Life's Work" at the Pulitzer Arts Foundation in St. Louis. Ruth Asawa (1926-2013) was a San Francisco-based artist who melded traditional craft practices with industrial materials to make some of the most distinctive scul ...…
 
Another week, and ten Sailors for Myke. Ok not ten, just two this week. And maybe eyes for a few more. We also dig into the new Field Notes and Blackwing releases, and Brad preps for the Dallas Pen Show. This episode of The Pen Addict is sponsored by: Pen Chalet: Click the ‘podcast’ link at the top of the website and enter the password ‘penaddi ...…
 
Edward Goldman talks about two new appealing and challenging exhibitions at USC Fisher Museum of Art.By webmaster@kcrw.org (KCRW, Edward Goldman).
 
David Gariff, senior lecturer, National Gallery of Art. In all of art history, only one movement dared to predict public and commercial success in its very name. The distinction is appropriate, because pop art was all about commerce and consumption from the beginning. Emerging in mid-1950s Great Britain and soon spreading to the United States, ...…
 
David Gariff, senior lecturer, National Gallery of Art. By the end of the 1950s abstract expressionism had begun to wane. Color-field or hard-edge painters, depending on their approach, adopted the large scale and rich palette of painters like Jackson Pollock, Barnett Newman, and Mark Rothko. Morris Louis poured paint onto huge unprimed canvase ...…
 
Linda reads the first chapter of Blind Persuasion, which is the second book in the Blind Series. Blind Influence, Book One is available on Audible and Blackstone--read, directed and produced by Skyboat Media. Blind Persuasion picks up where Blind Influence left off. Nicole is with Jenkins as he makes a few decisions about his future. Can Nicole ...…
 
Hunter Drohojowska-Philp talks about the visionary’s relevance in the 21st CenturyBy webmaster@kcrw.org (KCRW, Edward Goldman, Hunter Drohojowska-Philp).
 
Episode No. 359 features artists lauren woods and Eva Struble. Artist lauren woods was scheduled to open American MONUMENT this week at the University Art Museum at California State University Long Beach. woods "paused" American MONUMENT after CSULB fired UAM director and American MONUMENT curator Kimberli Meyer on September 11, just days befor ...…
 
How do you handle partially used notebooks? Brad declares notebook bankruptcy, but is that the best solution? Myke remains on Sailor high alert, and we also explore what Pilot is doing with their new Explorer fountain pen, much to Brad’s chagrin. This episode of The Pen Addict is sponsored by: Harry's: Redeem your trial set! Squarespace: Make y ...…
 
Edward Goldman talks about the parallels between centuries-old sacred manuscripts at The Getty Center and metaphysical paintings by Sharon Ellis at Christopher Grimes Gallery.By webmaster@kcrw.org (KCRW, Edward Goldman).
 
Mary Morton, curator and head, department of French paintings, National Gallery of Art. Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot is best known as the great master of landscape painting in the 19th century who bridged the French neoclassical tradition with the impressionist movement of the 1870s. In honor of the opening of the exhibition Corot: Women, Mary M ...…
 
Molly Donovan, curator of art, 1975–present, department of modern art, National Gallery of Art Rachel Whiteread, the first comprehensive survey of this British sculptor’s 30-year career, features drawings, photographs, architecture-scaled sculptures, archival materials, documentary materials on public projects, and several new works on view for ...…
 
Robert P. Kolker, emeritus professor, department of English, University of Maryland, and adjunct professor of media studies, University of Virginia. Stanley Kubrick’s films have occasionally been criticized as seeming cold or distant. The images and the stories they tell, however, speak another narrative of deeply held, ironically expressed pas ...…
 
On this *new* episode of CreatureGeek (recorded in July), Frank and Len discuss how to apply for a job in the FX industry. This is really important information, folks. So please take notes. Your next job may rely on it!
 
Hunter Drohojowska-Philp talks about political awareness in early fall shows.By webmaster@kcrw.org (KCRW, Hunter Drohojowska-Philp).
 
Episode No. 358 of The Modern Art Notes Podcast features artist Mickalene Thomas. "Mickalene Thomas: I Can't See You Without Me" opens at The Wexner Center for the Arts on Friday, September 14. The exhibition features fifty artworks, including paintings, sculptures and installations, around the theme of four of Thomas's most significant muses: ...…
 
It is known that we are big Sailor pen fans here, and Myke is laying the groundwork for his own personal Sailor Museum at home. I wonder if they will do a better job on their next anniversary lineup than Pilot has with their 100th? This episode of The Pen Addict is sponsored by: Pen Chalet: Click the ‘podcast’ link at the top of the website and ...…
 
Edward Goldman talks about an exhibition of photographs by Irving Penn at Fahey/Klein Gallery, and a new documentary about Yayoi Kusama.By webmaster@kcrw.org (KCRW, Edward Goldman).
 
David Gariff, senior lecturer, National Gallery of Art. In the years following the Second World War Europe was exhausted and slow to recover. Historians often speak about a shift in the art world's center of gravity from Paris to New York as the abstract expressionists claimed the spotlight. But the late 1940s and 1950s were a fertile, if troub ...…
 
David Gariff, senior lecturer, National Gallery of Art, August 14, 2018. From the mid-1940s through the 1950s painters in New York imbued their work with a heady new confidence, scale, and energy. Before and during World War II European émigrés poured into New York, including artists Max Ernst, Fernand Léger, Piet Mondrian, and the writer and s ...…
 
Linda introduces you to her newly launched book, Cloaked--Book Four of the Blind Series. The book blurb and book trailer are feature in this podcast. Check out what's up with Sean, Nicole, Jenkins, Barker and all the characters of Cloaked.
 
British and Chinese sculptors at L.A. Louver plus ICA benefit event.By webmaster@kcrw.org (KCRW, Hunter Drohojowska-Philp).
 
Episode No. 357 features artist Rachel Whiteread. The National Gallery of Art in Washington opens a retrospective of Whiteread's thirty-year career on September 16. The exhibition will feature more than 100 objects, from her earliest casts of domestic objects such as a swimming cap, to her most important sculptures, such as Ghost (1990) from th ...…
 
I don’t know what you know, but I like it all, and I can ask you questions. Such is our life on The Pen Addict podcast. In this episode, Myke and I take over two pen companies and make them better. This episode of The Pen Addict is sponsored by: Harry's: Redeem your trial set! Casper: The Internet’s favourite mattress. Get $50 off select mattre ...…
 
Linda reads from her prequel novella and introduces you MI6 agent Sean Adkins from her series of novels--Blind Influence, Blind Persuasion, and Blind Alliance. Book Four, Cloaked, will be released this Autumn. This prequel not only introduces you to Sean but also connects him to two other characters that play major roles in the Blind Series.…
 
Edward Goldman talks about our never-ending fascination with Van Gogh’s art and his life.By webmaster@kcrw.org (KCRW, Edward Goldman).
 
Hunter Drohojowska-Philp talks about this ode to the late Kathy Acker.By webmaster@kcrw.org (KCRW, Edward Goldman, Hunter Drohojowska-Philp).
 
Episode No. 356 features artist Wayne Thiebaud. Next month, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art will offer two Thiebaud exhibitions: “Paintings and Drawings,” a presentation of Thiebauds in SFMOMA’s collection, and “Artist’s Choice,” a Thiebaud-selected installation of artworks from the museum’s collection. Both shows open on Sept. 29. This ...…
 
Do you have your plans made for the 2019 Hobonichi Festival? The what, you say? Brad and Myke break down all the Hobonichi planner goodness, plus new orange Sailor Pens, Elemental Notebooks, and the Pelikan infographic of awesomeness. This episode of The Pen Addict is sponsored by: Pen Chalet: Click the ‘podcast’ link at the top of the website ...…
 
Edward Goldman talks about a few of his favorite European masterpieces at LACMA, and Sidney B. Felsen’s photographs on display at Gemini G.E.L..By webmaster@kcrw.org (KCRW, Edward Goldman).
 
David Gariff, senior lecturer, National Gallery of Art. Paul Cézanne sought to systematize the spontaneity of impressionism and to find an analytical way of seeing the world. His paintings express a new vocabulary of art and a new interpretation of the nature of visual experience—moving away from art as purely visual sensation and toward a more ...…
 
David Gariff, senior lecturer, National Gallery of Art. The most daring development in early 20th-century modern art was the step into abstraction—the decision to make paintings that were not pictures of the visible world but just . . . paintings. Abstraction elicited both excitement and anxiety. Painters looked to new sources for the kind of s ...…
 
David Gariff, senior lecturer, National Gallery of Art. The films of Ingmar Bergman (1918–2007) display a broad formal range and expressionistic style. The director's devotion to theater and music and his gift for working with an ensemble of actors who routinely probe complex issues of morality, death, and faith are well known. Less often discu ...…
 
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