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podcast - Suggested Donation

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Suggested Donation is a podcast devoted to the arts in all forms. Hosted by two contemporary painters, Tony Curanaj and Edward Minoff, the conversations provide an insight into the creative mind. By speaking with both traditional and non-traditional artists and craftsmen, curators and restorers, we create a dialog through which we discover common ground across disciplines and spaces united by a love of and deep devotion to skill.

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Suggested Donation is a podcast devoted to the arts in all forms. Hosted by two contemporary painters, Tony Curanaj and Edward Minoff, the conversations provide an insight into the creative mind. By speaking with both traditional and non-traditional artists and craftsmen, curators and restorers, we create a dialog through which we discover common ground across disciplines and spaces united by a love of and deep devotion to skill.

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iTunes Ratings

174 Ratings
Average Ratings
168
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Cover image of podcast - Suggested Donation

podcast - Suggested Donation

Updated 22 days ago

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Suggested Donation is a podcast devoted to the arts in all forms. Hosted by two contemporary painters, Tony Curanaj and Edward Minoff, the conversations provide an insight into the creative mind. By speaking with both traditional and non-traditional artists and craftsmen, curators and restorers, we create a dialog through which we discover common ground across disciplines and spaces united by a love of and deep devotion to skill.

Rank #1: Episode 4: Jacob Collins

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Jacob is a seminal force in the realist movement. He has taught and mentored countless artists, and inspired many more through his beautiful painting. We are excited to bring you a conversation with a teacher, mentor and close friend to both of us.

Apr 15 2014
1 hour 31 mins
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Rank #2: Episode 10: Steven Assael

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Steven has been a central figure in the realist painting world for decades. We explored Steven's introduction to art, and what continues to inspire his outstanding paintings. The conversation goes very deep into Steven's philosophy, ranging from cave paintings to Bruce Lee.

Oct 28 2014
2 hours
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Rank #3: Episode 6: Vincent Desiderio

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Vincent Desiderio is one of the leading figurative painters of our time. His work is featured in collections including the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Guggenheim Museum, The Walker Art Center among many others. He is a senior critic at the New York Academy of Art and the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. Vincent has a reputation as one of the leading intellects in figurative art, and he did not disappoint.

Jun 04 2014
1 hour 34 mins
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Rank #4: Episode 32: Daniel Sprick

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Daniel Sprick is widely considered one of the leading realist painters. His work is featured in numerous private and public collections including the Denver Art Museum, the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, DC, and the Arkansas Art Center in Little Rock. His work has inspired countless artists including the Suggested Donation Duo.

Dec 21 2016
1 hour 33 mins
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Rank #5: Episode 16: James Gurney

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We sat down at the Grand Central Atelier's Eleventh Street Arts Gallery to record a much anticipated conversation with artist and Dinotopia creator, James Gurney.

Mar 25 2015
1 hour 24 mins
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Rank #6: Episode 20: Juliette Aristides

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Juliette Aristides is a monumental figure in the classical painting community. Her three books on painting have been hugely influential to a generation of painters, with a new, fourth book in the works. She is also an old friend and we were happy to finally catch her on a trip to NYC

Jul 14 2015
1 hour 3 mins
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Rank #7: Episode 22: Joseph McGurl

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We sat down with an artist who is widely considered to be one of the greatest living landscape painters, Joseph McGurl.

Dec 08 2015
1 hour 38 mins
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Rank #8: Episode 23: Scott Waddell

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We're back, again. This time we are joined by artist and old pal, Scott Waddell. Scott recently left his long run as one of the favorite core instructors at the Grand Central Atelier where we all teach to pursue his burgeoning online mentoring and instructional videos. We discuss this transition, his roots in film and, of course, his epic paintings. We hope you enjoy this conversation with one of our favorite artists!

Feb 18 2016
1 hour 42 mins
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Rank #9: Episode 15: David Kassan

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We were recently joined by artist David Kassan for a fun conversation at the Salmagundi Club. David is coming off of the success of his Kickstarter campaign to fund his Parallel Palette. David discussed his work, inspiration, roots and his Kassan Foundation.

Feb 24 2015
1 hour 37 mins
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Rank #10: Episode 18: Daniel Graves

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The boys have a conversation with great artist, educator and founder of The Florence Academy of Art, Daniel Graves.

May 28 2015
1 hour 36 mins
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Rank #11: Episode 12: Michael Grimaldi

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We had the chance to sit down and talk to one of our favorite artists and dear friend, the incredibly talented Michael Grimaldi.

Dec 23 2014
1 hour 21 mins
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Rank #12: Episode 41: Peter Van Dyck

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We are very excited to present the latest Suggested Donation Podcast with Peter Van Dyck. Peter’s paintings are a perfect storm of talent, integrity, dedication, intelligence and raw coolness. His subjects range, but have hovered recently over place. His work is a favorite of ours and so many other painters with whom we speak. He is cerebral and hilarious and this episode is already a hall of famer. We hope that you enjoy getting to hear more from this singularly talented painter and good friend of the podcast.

Mar 22 2018
1 hour 27 mins
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Rank #13: Episode 42: Stephen Bauman

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Figure painter Stephen Bauman sits down with Suggested Donation for a great conversation at The Florence Academy of Art, US in Jersey City, NJ where he is currently the Director of the Anatomy and Ecorche.

May 02 2018
1 hour 34 mins
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Rank #14: Episode 37: Jeremy Mann

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End of Summer blues got you down? Well, the lads have the cure for your post-summer hangover- THAT'S RIGHT!! Boo-ya! Another dynamite Suggested Donation Podcast coming at ya! The fellas had a great time drinking wine and talking shop with artist Jeremy Mann in his home in Oakland California.

Oct 05 2017
1 hour 45 mins
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Rank #15: Episode 21: Robert Simon

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Suggested Donation Podcast is back with another dynamite episode! Hot off the presses, our back to school special edition is perhaps our most extraordinary scoop to date, featuring Old Master Dealer and real-life Indiana Jones, Robert Simon. Hear the gripping story of an art historical find of momentous proportions -- the discovery of the century.

Sep 16 2015
1 hour 27 mins
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