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Dialogues | A podcast from David Zwirner about art, artists, and the creative process

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In each episode of Dialogues, from David Zwirner, the gallery brings together two extraordinary artists or cultural leaders for an open-ended conversation about art, culture, and the creative process. Featuring leading figures in the worlds of art, architecture, film, music, and beyond—from Jeff Koons to Lisa Yuskavage, Russell Tovey to Jason Moran—each unique pairing will explore how art shapes, elevates, and shifts our point of view.

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In each episode of Dialogues, from David Zwirner, the gallery brings together two extraordinary artists or cultural leaders for an open-ended conversation about art, culture, and the creative process. Featuring leading figures in the worlds of art, architecture, film, music, and beyond—from Jeff Koons to Lisa Yuskavage, Russell Tovey to Jason Moran—each unique pairing will explore how art shapes, elevates, and shifts our point of view.

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By eliz.edwards - Nov 11 2019
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Makes my inner Art History nerd sing!! Really interesting and fun to listen to!

Kusama

By kristymazoo - Nov 09 2019
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Can’t wait for the exhibition!

iTunes Ratings

125 Ratings
Average Ratings
114
5
3
2
1

Love

By eliz.edwards - Nov 11 2019
Read more
Makes my inner Art History nerd sing!! Really interesting and fun to listen to!

Kusama

By kristymazoo - Nov 09 2019
Read more
Can’t wait for the exhibition!
Cover image of Dialogues | A podcast from David Zwirner about art, artists, and the creative process

Dialogues | A podcast from David Zwirner about art, artists, and the creative process

Updated 3 days ago

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In each episode of Dialogues, from David Zwirner, the gallery brings together two extraordinary artists or cultural leaders for an open-ended conversation about art, culture, and the creative process. Featuring leading figures in the worlds of art, architecture, film, music, and beyond—from Jeff Koons to Lisa Yuskavage, Russell Tovey to Jason Moran—each unique pairing will explore how art shapes, elevates, and shifts our point of view.

Rank #1: Episode 4 | Lisa Yuskavage and Tamara Jenkins

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A conversation about giving a voice to untold stories that draws on Jane Campion, Philip Guston, and the raw authenticity of human emotion.

The fourth episode of Dialogues: The David Zwirner Podcast features painter Lisa Yuskavage—known for her masterful portraits of nude figures and her skillful control of color—in conversation with widely celebrated screenwriter and film director Tamara Jenkins. Counterparts and close friends, Yuskavage and Jenkins discuss how personal experiences inform their creativity—touching on dark comedy, eroticism, and the importance of trusting your own vision.

View new large-scale canvases and a survey of small-scale paintings by Lisa Yuskavage in her forthcoming exhibitions, opening this November, at David Zwirner’s Chelsea and Upper East Side locations.

Watch Tamara Jenkins’s newest film, Private Life, in theaters this October.

For more of what’s to come on Dialogues, listen to our trailer or visit davidzwirner.com/podcast.

This podcast is a partnership between David Zwirner and Slate Studios.

Aug 08 2018

31mins

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Rank #2: Episode 5 | Marcel Dzama and Will Butler

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A conversation about instinct in creative practice that nods to punk rock, fatherhood, and the ethics of artistic expression.

In the fifth episode of Dialogues, artist Marcel Dzama—known for his whimsical style, distinctive color palette, and varying mediums that include drawing, sculpture, film, and costume design—is paired with musician and composer Will Butler, a key member of the indie-rock band Arcade Fire. Recounting influences from their upbringings that range from Duchamp to biker culture, Vikings to variety shows, the duo discuss the role of art as a form of revolution in the current political climate.

See Dzama’s work in the exhibition Marcel Dzama: A Jester’s Dance on view at the University of Michigan Museum of Art in Ann Arbor through September 23, 2018.

Watch Will Butler perform live in Arcade Fire, currently on tour through North America. Visit everythingnow.com for tour dates and more information.

For more of what’s to come on Dialogues, listen to our trailer or visit davidzwirner.com/podcast.

Aug 29 2018

28mins

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Rank #3: Episode 7 | Nicholas Fox Weber and Paul Smith

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A conversation about clothing, instinct, and finding high art in everyday life that touches on Jackie O, Kandinsky, and the Bauhaus.

In this episode of Dialogues,Nicholas Fox Weber—cultural historian and executive director of The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation—is paired with acclaimed British fashion designer Sir Paul Smith. The two are brought together on the occasion of a major retrospective of Anni Albers’s work, currently on view at Tate Modern, London, to discuss Smith’s new knitwear collection inspired by her textiles. Their shared admiration for the art of Anni and Josef Albers drives an eclectic conversation about abstraction, aesthetics, and the tactile nature of design.

Anni Albers is on view at Tate Modern, London, through January 27, 2019.

Listen to Paul Smith discuss his interest in the life and work of Anni Albers at Tate Modern on Saturday, November 17, at 3 PM. For more information, visit tate.org.uk/whats-on/tate-modern/exhibition/anni-albers/paul-smith-on-anni-albers.

For more of what’s to come on Dialogues, listen to our trailer or visit davidzwirner.com/podcast.

Nov 14 2018

32mins

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Rank #4: Episode 3 | Stan Douglas and Jason Moran

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A conversation about collaboration and the obsessive power of good music—touching on Netflix, Kendrick Lamar, and what it’s like to play with Miles Davis. 

In the third episode of Dialogues: The David Zwirner Podcast, photographer and multimedia artist Stan Douglas speaks with MacArthur Award–winning pianist and composer Jason Moran—currently Artistic Director for Jazz at the Kennedy Center—about making and experiencing art. These longtime friends and collaborators discuss what it means to awaken ideas through the language of improvisation and exceed viewer expectations.

See Douglas’s work in Shape of Light: 100 Years of Photography and Abstract Art at Tate Modern, London, and I Was Raised on the Internet at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, both on view through October 14, 2018.

Watch Jason Moran perform with saxophonist Charles Lloyd on August 4 and 5 at the Newport Jazz Festival in Rhode Island. For tickets and more information visit newportjazz.org.

For more of what’s to come on Dialogues, listen to our trailer or visit davidzwirner.com/podcast.

Jul 25 2018

25mins

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Rank #5: Episode 6 | Jarrett Earnest and Peter Schjeldahl

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A conversation about the intersection of art and language that grapples with loneliness, religion, and our visceral reactions in the presence of powerful art. 

In the sixth episode of Dialogues, Jarrett Earnest—author of the unprecedented overview of American art writing, What it Means to Write About Art: Interviews with art critics, just out from David Zwirner Books—converses with Peter Schjeldahl, award-winning art critic and esteemed writer for The New Yorker. Touching on Piero della Francesca, Gatsby, and autodidacticism, the two examine the depths of language, the anxiety that accompanies writing, and the value of maintaining a lighthearted approach.

See Jarrett Earnest in conversation with Peter Schjeldahl and Paul Chaat Smith on What it Means to Write About Art at the Strand Book Store on Thursday, November 1, at 7:30 PM. For tickets and more information, visit strandbooks.com/event/jarrett-earnest-what-it-means.

For more of what’s to come on Dialogues, listen to our trailer or visit davidzwirner.com/podcast.

Oct 17 2018

26mins

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