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The Week in Art by The Art Newspaper

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Rank #10 in Visual Arts category

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From breaking news and insider insights to exhibitions and events around the world, the team at The Art Newspaper picks apart the art world's big stories with the help of special guests. Hosted by Ben Luke, The Week in Art is brought to you in association with Christie's. For information regarding your data privacy, visit Acast.com/privacy

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From breaking news and insider insights to exhibitions and events around the world, the team at The Art Newspaper picks apart the art world's big stories with the help of special guests. Hosted by Ben Luke, The Week in Art is brought to you in association with Christie's. For information regarding your data privacy, visit Acast.com/privacy

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By Hans Obitz - Mar 12 2019
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Recently discovered this cast. Where have you been all my life? I love this cast. Always relevant artworks scoop and expert accounts of wide international art topics. My weekly digest of the art wold. Thank you!

iTunes Ratings

64 Ratings
Average Ratings
52
4
3
3
2

Essential listening

By Hans Obitz - Mar 12 2019
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Recently discovered this cast. Where have you been all my life? I love this cast. Always relevant artworks scoop and expert accounts of wide international art topics. My weekly digest of the art wold. Thank you!
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The Week in Art by The Art Newspaper

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From breaking news and insider insights to exhibitions and events around the world, the team at The Art Newspaper picks apart the art world's big stories with the help of special guests. Hosted by Ben Luke, The Week in Art is brought to you in association with Christie's. For information regarding your data privacy, visit Acast.com/privacy

Rank #1: Ruskin and Gombrich: revisiting two art historical heavyweights

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Amid a wealth of events celebrating the bicentenary of John Ruskin’s birth we reconsider the breadth of this Victorian polymath’s achievements, and we talk to two experts in E.H. Gombrich, writer of The Story of Art and Art and Illusion.
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Mar 01 2019

53mins

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Rank #2: The rise of the mega-dealers, plus artists take over the Guggenheim

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We talk to Michael Shnayerson about his book Boom, following the big art dealers from the 1940s to now. Plus, we speak to Nancy Spector, the organiser of Guggenheim in New York’s Artistic Licence: Six Takes on the Guggenheim Collection, and Paul Chan, one of the six artist-curators invited to mine the museum’s collection.
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May 31 2019

59mins

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Rank #3: 2019: Market predictions and the best events

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A bumper podcast featuring two roundtable discussions. First, art market specialist Georgina Adam ponders the current situation in the market and considers its future with Victoria Siddall, the director of the Frieze fairs, Francis Outred, the former head of postwar and contemporary art at Christie’s, and the art dealer Thaddaeus Ropac. Then, our correspondents Louisa Buck and Jane Morris join our host Ben Luke to look ahead at the museum openings, biennials, anniversaries and exhibitions coming up this year.
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Jan 11 2019

1hr 23mins

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Rank #4: David Hockney: exclusive interview with the world's most expensive living artist

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We talk to Hockney about Van Gogh, printmaking and the Bayeaux Tapestry but also about Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures), which broke auction record this week. We also look at the personal heartbreak behind the painting with Lawrence Weschler and analyse the trends of the New York auctions so far with Melanie Gerlis.
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Nov 16 2018

44mins

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Rank #5: Episode 16: Charles I at the Royal Academy—an exhibition fit for a king

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We pick apart the latest smash hit show to open in London with art historian Bendor Grosvenor, then complete our 2018 preview with a look at the big exhibitions coming to the US this year
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Jan 26 2018

32mins

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Rank #6: Episode 3: How the Getty is shaping southern California’s art scene

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The story behind Pacific Standard Time in Los Angeles; Ming Wong on the historic queer art show in Taipei. Plus: an exclusive audio work by Zardulu the Mythmaker
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Sep 29 2017

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Rank #7: Venice Biennale special: our review plus, how much longer will the city survive?

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Ben Luke and Jane Morris review the main exhibition and we speak to the artists Laure Prouvost and Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster about their works in the show. Plus, we talk about climate change and the challenges Venice is facing as the surrounding waters rise.
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May 10 2019

1hr 6mins

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Rank #8: Episode 31: The $646m Rockefeller sale. Plus: should big galleries subsidise smaller ones?

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We drill down into the big numbers from the Post-Impressionist and Modern sale in New York, talk to Professor Rachel Pownall about the wider market and look at a small gallery housed in Piccadilly Circus Tube station.
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May 11 2018

45mins

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Rank #9: Frieze special: the fair and the top shows, with Doris Salcedo and Ragnar Kjartansson

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We talk to the art market specialist Melanie Gerlis about Frieze London and Frieze Masters, to Doris Salcedo about her White Cube show, to the artist Ragnar Kjartansson and the curator Massimiliano Gioni about Strange Days, the New Museum’s video-art pop-up in London, and to the artist Ipek Duben about Social Work, Frieze London’s radical new section.
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Oct 05 2018

1hr 3mins

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Rank #10: Episode 13: The dark side of the art market

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Former editor of the The Art Newspaper Jane Morris speaks to Georgina Adam about her new book Dark Side of the Boom and the art world's less savoury side
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Dec 15 2017

41mins

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Rank #11: Episode 25: Living with Leonardo da Vinci

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Leonardo specialist Martin Kemp on decades spent in the company of the Renaissance master, plus the 300th edition of The Art Newspaper
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Mar 28 2018

41mins

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Rank #12: Episode 36: Berlin Biennale and Art Basel

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We explore the two big European art world events of the past week: Arsalan Mohammad is in Berlin with the curator Serubiri Moses and the critic and curator Annika von Taube, and Ben Luke speaks to Melanie Gerlis, writer for the Financial Times and The Art Newspaper, on the line from Basel.
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Jun 15 2018

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Rank #13: Top of the Pods: video art in the spotlight

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In this latest episode looking back at the 200 interviews we've done over the past two years, we bring together discussions with three masters of video art: Ragnar Kjartansson, John Akomfrah and Chris Marclay.
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Aug 09 2019

41mins

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Rank #14: Leonardo at the Louvre: the spectacular show and the Salvator Mundi no-show

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As the exhibition of the year opens at the Louvre, we talk to Ben Lewis about the latest developments in the Salvator Mundi saga. Vincent Delieuvin, the co-curator, tells us about the 13 years he has been working on the show and explains its key themes and ideas. And we explore the Mona Lisa in virtual reality with Dominique de Font-Réaulx, Director of the Interpretation and Cultural Programming Department at the Louvre.
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Oct 25 2019

44mins

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Rank #15: Van Gogh in the asylum. Plus, Christian Marclay on The Clock

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We speak to our long-standing correspondent and expert on Van Gogh Martin Bailey on his new book, which tells the story of the artist’s life at the asylum at Saint-Paul-de-Mausole in Provence, southern France. He is joined by the art historian Martin Gayford, author of the Yellow House, a book on Van Gogh’s time in Arles. Later, Christian Marclay tells us about his ground-breaking work The Clock returns to London where it was created eight years ago. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793.
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Sep 14 2018

47mins

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Rank #16: Episode 28: The battle over Ethiopia’s treasures

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We speak to Hailemichael Aberra Afework, Ethiopia’s ambassador to the UK, about the treasures looted by the British army at Maqdala, go behind the scenes of the Sony Photography Award with judge Gareth Harris and speak to Richard Parry about his plans for Glasgow International.
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Apr 20 2018

34mins

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Rank #17: 2019: the Year in Review

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2019: the Year in Review by The Art Newspaper Podcasts
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Dec 20 2019

1hr 15mins

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Rank #18: MoMA special: the verdict on the museum opening of the year

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After a $450m expansion overseen by the architects Diller, Scofidio and Renfro, the Museum of Modern Art in New York reopens its doors on 21 October with 47,000 sq ft of additional gallery space and a more expansive story to tell about the history of modern art. Nancy Kenney, our senior editor in New York met this week with Sarah Suzuki, the drawings and prints curator who’s in charge of the reopening, and Rajendra Roy, the museum’s chief curator of film, to talk about these major changes in the museum. Then, three editors from The Art Newspaper's New York office—Helen Stoilas, Margaret Carrigan and Nancy Kenney—and our Insider correspondent, Linda Yablonsky, sat down to compare notes.MoMA reopens on 21 October. And you can read a wealth of reporting on the building and the displays on our website theartnewpsaper.com, on our app for iOS which you can find in the App Store, and in the November print edition of The Art Newspaper, which is out at the end of the month.
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Oct 18 2019

56mins

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Rank #19: Carolee Schneemann, the Armory Show and Venice Biennale curators

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We pay tribute to the pioneering painter, performance artist and film-maker, ask what on earth is going on with the New York fairs this week, and discuss what it’s like to curate a Venice Biennale national presentation with the curators of the British pavilion, Scotland + Venice and Wales in Venice.
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Mar 08 2019

56mins

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Rank #20: Mapplethorpe at the Guggenheim, Bill Viola at the Royal Academy

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We talk to the people behind major exhibitions on both sides of the Atlantic: Ben Luke meets Kira Perov, Bill Viola's wife and collaborator, at the Bill Viola / Michelangelo show at the Royal Academy of Arts in London, while Nancy Kenney talks to the curator of the new Robert Mapplethorpe show at the Guggenheim.
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Jan 25 2019

49mins

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Can the art market weather the coronavirus storm?

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We discuss the present and future of the art market, first with Rachel Pownall, a Professor of Finance at Maastricht University School of Business and Economics, in the Netherlands, who specialises in the art market, and then with our market editors, Anna Brady and Margaret Carrigan. And in the latest in our series of lonely works, focusing on artworks behind the doors of museums that have closed due to the coronavirus, we talk to the artist Sean Scully about Matisse's 1915-16 painting The Moroccans, in the Museum of Modern Art in New York.
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Apr 03 2020

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Saving the art world’s self-employed

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This week, we explore the devastating effects of the coronavirus (Covid-19) on art communities, and particularly the wealth of self-employed workers in the art world. We hear about the support packages for people working in the visual arts in Germany, we discuss the precarious position of artists in the UK and we hear about a petition highlighting the fact that galleries in New York and their teams of workers may not benefit from the relief initiatives for small businesses recently announced by the New York mayor Bill de Blasio. Plus, we have the latest in our new series in which focus on works behind the doors of museums that have closed due to the coronavirus, this week with Zoe Whitley, the new director of the Chisenhale Gallery in London. Whitley discusses a springtime gem from the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Alma Thomas's Wind and Crepe Myrtle Concerto (1973).


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Mar 27 2020

56mins

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Coronavirus: dispatches from Italy and China

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We speak to our journalists in the two epicentres of the Covid-19 pandemic thus far: Anna Somers Cocks in Italy and Lisa Movius in China. We hear about their experiences of lockdown, the response of museums and galleries and the effect on the art community, as the two countries enter contrasting moments in the coronavirus crisis.

And we begin a new feature, turning the spotlight on works of art normally enjoyed by millions of visitors in museums across the world that are suddenly hanging unseen in empty galleries closed because of the coronavirus pandemic. In the first of the series, we asked the art historian and broadcaster Bendor Grosvenor to choose his "lonely work": Anthony van Dyck’s masterpiece Martin Ryckaert (about 1631), in the Prado Museum in Madrid, which closed indefinitely last week.

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Mar 20 2020

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Titian’s poesie: an in-depth tour of “the most beautiful pictures in the world"

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As the National Gallery opens its show dedicated to Titian's great mythological paintings made for Philip II of Spain, we talk to the gallery's director, Gabriele Finaldi, about making a once impossible curatorial dream a reality, and we take an in-depth tour of the seven paintings in the exhibition with its curator, Matthias Wivel. As museums around the world close, Finaldi also discusses the latest advice from the UK government on COVID-19: business as usual. Plus, the latest art-world news.
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Mar 13 2020

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Remembering Ulay

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We pay tribute to the performance art trailblazer Ulay, who died on 2 March—and discuss his years of collaboration with Marina Abramović— with Catherine Wood, Tate Modern’s senior curator of performance art. And we talk to Marc Spiegler, Art Basel’s global director, about the decision to cancel the Hong Kong fair due to the coronavirus outbreak, and the implications of the cancellation. Plus, this week’s top art world stories.
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Mar 06 2020

51mins

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Surrealism: what was Britain's role?

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Plus, Independent Art Fair's director on the New York's changing gallery landscape
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Feb 28 2020

47mins

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Who owns the Parthenon Marbles?

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Is the dispute between Greece and the British Museum about the Parthenon Marbles about to escalate? A leaked draft of the EU mandate for talks with the UK about the post-Brexit relationship suggests it might. We look at the history of the marbles and what this new development means. Plus, we talk to Shirin Neshat as she unveils her new work at Goodman Gallery in London, and update you on the top art stories of the week.
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Feb 21 2020

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Does Los Angeles want a big art fair?

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As Frieze Los Angeles opens, we look at the LA art scene, its artist-run galleries and grassroots spaces and ask: does the city need the art-market juggernaut? We also pay tribute to the late LA-based artist John Baldessari. We look at Frieze Projects and its unique Hollywood film-set location. And we explore the latest show at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, Sahel: Art and Empires on the Shores of the Sahara.
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Feb 14 2020

47mins

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Tschabalala Self and radical figurative painting

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We visit the Whitechapel Gallery in London to explore their show Radical Figures: Painting in the New Millennium, with the curator Lydia Yee, and talk to one of the ten artists, Tschabalala Self. And we look at the Foundling Museum’s exhibition Portraying Pregnancy: From Holbein to Social Media with the curator Karen Hearn.
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Feb 07 2020

45mins

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A fake Gauguin at the Getty

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We look at the story behind the front-page article in our February issue: the discovery that a multi-million dollar Gauguin sculpture purchased by the Getty Museum in Los Angeles is actually not by the artist at all. Plus, we talk to the Canadian First Nations artist Kent Monkman about his monumental paintings at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York; and we look at an exhibition about art and food at the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge, UK.
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Jan 31 2020

48mins

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2020: art market issues and big shows

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We look at the year ahead for galleries, art fairs and auctions, and seek out the big shows in the UK, Europe and the US.
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Jan 24 2020

1hr 4mins

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2019: the Year in Review

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Dec 20 2019

1hr 15mins

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Bananaman: who is Maurizio Cattelan? Plus, art and comedy

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We take an in-depth look at Maurizio Cattelan, the creator of the banana-and-duct-tape work which caused a sensation at Art Basel in Miami Beach last week, with the critic and broadcaster Ben Lewis. And we talk to three UK comedians—Rob Auton, Jenny Eclair and Annie McGrath—about their contributions to the exhibition Art is the Best Medicine at Fiumano Clase in London, featuring works by a wealth of the UK's top comedy talent. The works are on sale and will raise money for the charity Mental Health UK.
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Dec 13 2019

52mins

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Turner Prize shocker: what next? Plus, Teresita Fernández in Miami

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The art world has been up in arms this week as Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Helen Cammock, Oscar Murillo and Tai Shani were all announced as the winner of the Turner Prize. We talk to Louisa Buck about the decision and how it might change the award in the future. Plus, we talk to the Miami-born artist Teresita Fernández about her homecoming show at Pérez Art Museum Miami.
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Dec 06 2019

51mins

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Troy: the show and the problem with BP sponsorship

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We talk to Lesley Fitton, the co-curator of the British Museum's blockbuster show on the myth and reality of Troy. And we talk to Jess Worth of Culture Unstained about ongoing protests relating to fossil-fuel companies' sponsorship of arts organisations.
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Nov 29 2019

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Dora Maar and Jann Haworth: acclaim at last

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As a huge exhibition of Dora Maar's work opens at Tate Modern, we take a tour of the show with the curator, Emma Lewis. Finally, Maar is escaping the shadow of her lover between 1936 and 1945, Pablo Picasso. We also talk to Jann Haworth, the US-born artist who was a key figure in the 1960s pop art scene in Swinging London and was, with Peter Blake and Michael Cooper, the creator of the cover for The Beatles' Sgt Pepper album—though she is often ignored when that seminal image is discussed. Haworth has a retrospective show at the Pallant House Gallery in Chichester, UK.
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Nov 22 2019

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Anselm Kiefer interview. Plus, New York auction "gigaweek"

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As he opens a new show at London's White Cube gallery, we talk to the German artist about the themes of the exhibition in the context of his art over several decades. And we explore the results of the New York auctions with Scott Reyburn of the New York Times: why is the market treading water?
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Nov 15 2019

37mins

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Tutankhamun in London: Tutmania returns. Plus, Duchamp in the US

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This week, we review Tutankhamun: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh, which has just opened at the Saatchi Gallery in London. The show includes 150 objects from Tutankhamun’s tomb, 100 more than the British Museum’s show in 1972, which attracted almost 1.7m visitors. Sixty of the objects in the new show have never left Egypt before. We also look at Marcel Duchamp: the Barbara and Aaron Levine Collection, a new show at the Hirshhorn Museum in Washington DC, and at the homecoming of perhaps the greatest collection of Duchamp's work, which is at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, following a three-venue tour of museums in Asia and the South Pacific.
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Nov 08 2019

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Fireworks! Picturing pyrotechnics with professor Simon Werrett

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To mark Bonfire Night in the UK, this bonus episode of The Art Newspaper takes a look at the history of pyrotechnics in art and wider visual culture. We talk to Simon Werrett, the author of the book Fireworks: Pyrotechnic Arts and Sciences in European History, and he talks about the variety of uses of fireworks over the centuries and the differing ways that artists have depicted them. You can see some of the art discussed in the podcast by visiting theartnewspaper.com/podcast.
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Nov 05 2019

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Dread Scott’s slave revolt reenactment. Plus, Pre-Raphaelite Sisters

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We talk to the artist Dread Scott about his extraordinarily ambitious two-day performance in Louisiana where he and 500 Louisianans in 19th-century dress will reenact a slave rebellion from 1811. And we visit an exhibition of the women connected to the Pre-Raphaelites at the National Portrait Gallery, London.
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Nov 01 2019

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iTunes Ratings

64 Ratings
Average Ratings
52
4
3
3
2

Essential listening

By Hans Obitz - Mar 12 2019
Read more
Recently discovered this cast. Where have you been all my life? I love this cast. Always relevant artworks scoop and expert accounts of wide international art topics. My weekly digest of the art wold. Thank you!