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The enchanting beauty of the art museum. The secret stories only a personal guide knows. All in the palm of your hand. Welcome to Accession. You can find out more at accession.fm.

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The enchanting beauty of the art museum. The secret stories only a personal guide knows. All in the palm of your hand. Welcome to Accession. You can find out more at accession.fm.

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Beautiful

By brandboykim - Sep 27 2018
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This podcast is incredible and he has an amazing voice!

Brilliant

By JaiDalamal - Sep 23 2018
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This podcast created a bridge between my soul and art!

iTunes Ratings

43 Ratings
Average Ratings
43
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Beautiful

By brandboykim - Sep 27 2018
Read more
This podcast is incredible and he has an amazing voice!

Brilliant

By JaiDalamal - Sep 23 2018
Read more
This podcast created a bridge between my soul and art!
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Accession

Latest release on May 31, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: 3: Shipwrecks and Ruins (Worcester Art Museum, 1927.34)

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This week, we talk about Hubert Robert's The Shipwreck, accession number 1927.34 at the Worcester Art Museum. It's such an incredible piece, you might think that the artist spent his entire life painting naval landscapes and shipwrecks. But he didn't. So why did he paint this one? The notes for the show can be found online at accession.fm.

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Apr 23 2018

19mins

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Rank #2: 16: 1942- Nighthawks (Art Institute Chicago, 1942.51)

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In this episode, we are looking at the most iconic work in American Art. But we are going to take it out of its larger cultural context to focus on the context of when it was first created. We're going back to January of 1942, exactly one month after Pearl Harbor.

You can find the notes to the show, links to the art and social media, and a few other goodies on our website at accession.fm.

You can support the show through our Patreon at patreon.com/accessionfm

Nov 19 2018

31mins

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Rank #3: 17: 1943- Thanksgiving (Norman Rockwell Museum, 1973.22)

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The first in our series from 1943, this episode looks at the classic image of the American Thanksgiving, that has been reinterpreted and reimagined time and time again. Only this time, we dig into precisely why this is such a replicable image, and what it has to share with us today. Guest hosted by Charles Gustine of Iconography Podcast

You can find the notes to the show, links to the art and social media, and a few other goodies on our website at accession.fm.

You can support the show through our Patreon at patreon.com/accessionfm

Nov 21 2018

35mins

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Rank #4: 4: Over Your Head (Worcester Art Museum,1952.18)

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This story isn't about a painting, or a sculpture, or a vase, or a váse, or a photograph. It's about... well, I'll let you listen for yourself.

The transcription and notes for this episode can be found at accession.fm.

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May 01 2018

14mins

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Rank #5: 18: 1943- Nightlife (Art Institute Chicago, 1992.89)

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Join us at a juke joint just around the corner from Hopper's Nighthawks, as we take a look at Archibald Motley's joyous, yet poignant reaction to World War Two. Transcript, show notes, and the full credits are up on the website.

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Flyest Fables by Morgan Givens, the voice of Langston Hughes and Gwendolyn Brooks

Time Well Spent by Ronald Young Jr., the voice of Alain Locke

Jan 31 2019

36mins

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Rank #6: 7: Lessons of Illusion (Worcester Art Museum, 1981.344)

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In this week's episode, we dive into Gene Davis' Lemon Look to explore why we are fascinated by illusions, and what illusions can teach us about ourselves. The transcript and notes for this episode can be found at accession.fm

May 25 2018

14mins

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Rank #7: 15: Three Ghosts (Worcester Art Museum, 1916.20)

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Today, we look at a familiar ghost from three different angles; a poem, a play, and a song. You can find the images for this episode and the notes for the show on accession.fm.

Oct 02 2018

28mins

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Rank #8: High-Speed Gardening (feat. Wil Williams)

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To hear the other half of this interview, and get us closer to our goal of 100 patrons, visit our Patreon and pledge $1 today!

Description and Notes:

Wil Williams shares with us a description of Ed Ruscha's High-Speed Gardening, the joy that they find in Ruscha's work, and a bit about what it means to them.

Wil Williams is a podcaster and 1/3 of Hug House Productions, who make Valence, a new audio drama written and directed by Wil, and Scoring Magic, a documentary about the making of Valence.

The transcript, notes, images, and discussion questions for this episode can be found on our website here.

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Make a recurring donation to Accession on Patreon for exclusive essays, bonus mini-sodes, and behind the scenes extras.

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Jan 31 2020

13mins

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Rank #9: 12: Mysterious Smile (Wadsworth Atheneum, 2012.13)

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Amongst all the sitters in art history, the people who sit to have their portrait painted, only a few possess this remarkable skill: to cast the most beautifully perplexing smile, that, with a simple curve of the lips, writes novels of emotional expression. This is one such smile. You can find the images for this episode and the notes for the show on accession.fm

Jul 14 2018

27mins

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Rank #10: 20: Garden of Light (Live from the Chihuly Gardens at PodCon2)

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This episode features recordings collected from the attendees of our live event at the Chihuly Gardens in Seattle, Washington at Podcon 2!

Featuring Jamie Price, Hannah Wright, Erin Sellers, Ollie Morris, Gavin Gaddis, Elena Fernández Collins, V Silverman, Amber Rose, and Wil Williams. For links to their work and images of the art they were reacting to, head over to accession.fm.

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Jun 09 2019

16mins

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Rank #11: 19: Night (Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1950.100)

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I want to share a secret with you. But you cannot tell anyone...

This episode looks at Night by Aristide Maillol from the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, accession number 1950.100.

You can find the transcripts and show notes here.

You can support the Season Two IndieGoGo here.

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May 16 2019

24mins

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Rank #12: 14: The Master's Teacher (Yale University Art Gallery, 1871.45)

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While Leonardo da Vinci was an apprentice in the workshop of Andrea del Verrocchio, what exactly did Leonardo learn from Andrea? What did Andrea have to teach him? You can find the images for this episode and the notes for the show on accession.fm.

Sep 19 2018

29mins

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Rank #13: 6: The Brother's Game (Worcester Art Museum, 1947.25)

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This week's episode is the famous story of the Messon Frogs, the brother’s who came to be known as the Tuxtla Two, and the act of courage that saved the game. The transcript and notes for this episode can be found at accession.fm

May 17 2018

19mins

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Rank #14: 9: Changing Landscapes (Worcester Art Museum, 1916.97)

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In this special episode of Accession for Kids, we take a look at a landscape painting of a place that may be familiar, even if it doesn't look the same today. For a map and worksheet, a full transcript and a version of the story without music, visit accession.fm.

Jun 16 2018

9mins

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Rank #15: Reina Rebelde: An Interview with Regina Merson

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T.H. Ponders sits down with Regina Merson, founder and creator of the makeup company Reina Rebelde to talk about starting a business, the art of makeup, Frida Kahlo and the intersection of makeup and Latinx culture.

Images, the transcript, the sources for this episode can be found on our website here.

SUPPORT:

Get 20% off your order from Reina Rebelde with the offer code ACCESSION through 12/31.

Pledge to Accession on Patreon for exclusive essays, bonus mini-sodes, and behind the scenes extras.

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Peace to my full show notes readers. Send me a tweet with the red backpack emoji. I'll know. -Ponders

Dec 12 2019

47mins

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