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Raw Material

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Rank #42 in Visual Arts category

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Visual Arts
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Raw Material is an arts and culture podcast from the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA). Each season focuses on a different topic, featuring voices of artists working in all media and exploring the inspiration and stories behind modern and contemporary art.

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Raw Material is an arts and culture podcast from the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA). Each season focuses on a different topic, featuring voices of artists working in all media and exploring the inspiration and stories behind modern and contemporary art.

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Mind-expanding and inspiring!

By Sarah Supernova - Feb 14 2019
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I really enjoy this podcast, it shows art in the light that goes beyond a gallery wall -- art in life. Art as something we all create and can be a part of. Way on the fringes, living life as art, as a connection to the spiritual and to the Earth. Excellent podcast.

Awesome!

By listener lady - Nov 30 2017
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Love art podcasts and this one is so creative! Love land art!

iTunes Ratings

60 Ratings
Average Ratings
52
3
3
2
0

Mind-expanding and inspiring!

By Sarah Supernova - Feb 14 2019
Read more
I really enjoy this podcast, it shows art in the light that goes beyond a gallery wall -- art in life. Art as something we all create and can be a part of. Way on the fringes, living life as art, as a connection to the spiritual and to the Earth. Excellent podcast.

Awesome!

By listener lady - Nov 30 2017
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Love art podcasts and this one is so creative! Love land art!
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Raw Material

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Raw Material is an arts and culture podcast from the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA). Each season focuses on a different topic, featuring voices of artists working in all media and exploring the inspiration and stories behind modern and contemporary art.

Rank #1: Otherworld Episode 2: The Ceremony

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A folk musician conducts an ayahuasca ceremony, a performance artist describes her shamanic rituals, and a pioneer of conceptual art communes with animals and inhabits his own unconscious.

Image: Joseph Beuys, I Like America And America Likes Me, 1974.

Artists featured in this episode: Santiparro, Dohee Lee, Joseph Beuys.

Oct 17 2016

20mins

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Rank #2: Manifest Episode 1: The Land

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Art is a journey. This episode considers hidden histories through artworks that explore the movement of people, goods and ideas across distant lands. Hear about works made from curry, a 25-part installation on Angel Island, and an immersive three-channel film piece that uses imagery of the sea to evoke larger themes about history and politics.

Photo: Flo Oy Wong, by Geraldine Ah-Sue.
Artists featured in this episode: Sita Kuratomi Bhaumik, John Akomfrah, and Flo Oy Wong.

May 01 2017

19mins

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Rank #3: Landfall Episode 1: Mounds, Jetties, Trails

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“As long as you’re going to make sculpture, why not make one that competes with a 747, or the Empire State Building, or the Golden Gate Bridge?” Discover artists who did just that by creating monumental works meant to withstand time or succumb to its passage. Reflect on your own relationship to the land with a post-apocalyptic tale that might dig up more than you expect.

Artists featured in this episode: Robert Smithson, Michael Heizer, Walter de Maria

Nov 20 2017

25mins

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Rank #4: Otherworld Episode 3: The Sigil

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Experimental musician, pioneering performance artist, and general cult phenomenon Genesis Breyer P-Orridge reveals the role of magic in h/er life and artistic practice. S/he describes h/er decades-long mystical work with sigils, chaos magick, sex magick, and the philosophies of Thee Temple ov Psychick Youth.

Image: Genesis Breyer P-Orridge by Ross Simonini
Artists featured in this episode: Genesis Breyer P-Orridge, Micki Pellerano

Oct 31 2016

22mins

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Rank #5: Manifest Episode 4: The Mind

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Art is an exercise in perspective. This episode highlights works that invite new ways of seeing. Artists reflect on how they see themselves, how others see them, and how to look at the world through performance, portraiture, and abstract painting.

Photo: Toyin Ojih Odutola. Photo by King Texas © 2015.
Artists featured in this episode: James Luna, Toyin Ojih Odutola, and Katherine Sherwood.

Jun 12 2017

22mins

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Rank #6: Otherworld Episode 5: The Vibration

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Artists discuss how they both add to and draw from from Earth’s vibrations. A conceptual artist presents a chapel he has built for bees, and a free jazz improviser talks about making music with natural biological rhythms.

Photo: Terence Koh, by Ross Simonini.
Artists featured in this episode: Terence Koh, Milford Graves, Nat Evans.

Nov 28 2016

22mins

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Rank #7: Manifest Episode 3: The Home

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Art is emotional. This episode examines the concept of “home.” Through their work, a sculptor, a painter, and a singer express feelings about being at home, being in exile, safety, fear, connection, and belonging.

Photo: Ana Teresa Fernández, by Geraldine Ah-Sue.
Artists featured in this episode: Mildred Howard, Ana Teresa Fernández, and Diana Gameros.

May 30 2017

25mins

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Rank #8: Landfall Episode 3: Atmospheres

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“If that had been men, doing that for a day, it would have been famous. Everyone would have known about it. But since it was women . . . it’s just gone.” Encounter some of the historically overlooked women of the Land art movement, who often worked in stark opposition to the “plundering of the earth” approach of their male contemporaries. Then leave the macho art world in the dust with a fictional exercise in mediation.

Artists featured in this episode: Judy Chicago, Nancy Holt, Mierle Laderman Ukeles

Image: Judy Chicago, "Purple Atmosphere #4" (1969). Courtesy of the artist and Jessica Silverman Gallery.

Dec 18 2017

27mins

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Rank #9: Mixtape Episode 8: Amy Sherald by Note to Self

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In the long history of portraits of First Ladies of the United States, none has drawn a reaction quite like the painting of Michelle Obama by Baltimore native Amy Sherald. Hear the artist discuss art in the age of Instagram.

This episode is produced by WNYC Studios and Note to Self. More episodes at .

Aug 06 2018

26mins

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Rank #10: Mixtape Episode 3: Georgia O'Keeffe by The Artsy Podcast

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Many people know Georgia O’Keeffe for her flower paintings and depictions of the New Mexico landscape. Discover the very different setting that captured O’Keeffe during her time as a commissioned artist for the Hawaiian Pineapple Company—now the Dole Food Company— and how an initial distaste turned into great inspiration.

This podcast was hosted and produced by Abigail Cain © Artsy 2017. You can find more episodes of The Artsy Podcast at on Apple Podcasts.

Jul 02 2018

7mins

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Rank #11: Manifest Episode 2: The Body

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Art is material. This episode explores art in relation to the body. Hear artists reflect on gender and performance, transform themselves into cockroaches, and sculpt self-portraits from chocolate and soap.

Photo: Xandra Ibarra, Nude Laughing, performance at The Broad, Los Angeles, 2016. Photo by John Tain.
Artists featured in this episode: Xandra Ibarra, Cassils, and Janine Antoni.

May 15 2017

23mins

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Rank #12: Mixtape Episode 7: Carolee Schneeman Yoko Ono by A Piece Of Work

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Carolee Schneemann and Yoko Ono have created provocative art throughout their careers. Learn how these artists have dedicated their lives to exploring the pleasures and the vulnerabilities of the human body.

This episode is produced by WNYC Studios and MoMA. More episodes at https://www.wnycstudios.org/shows/pieceofwork.

Jul 30 2018

26mins

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Rank #13: Luvvers Episode 1: What Get's You Hot?

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Nayland Blake doesn’t create art to express who they are, they create art to investigate the possibilities of identity. Hear the artist discuss their explorations of the queer, BDSM, kink, and furry scenes, and learn more about their unique approach to one of art’s oldest subjects—sex.

Image © Nayland Blake, Courtesy Matthew Marks Gallery.

Oct 15 2018

21mins

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Rank #14: Manifest Episode 5: The Legacy

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Art is a form of remembrance. This episode features two artists, both born in Iran, discussing the very different ways their practices have been influenced by the country’s turbulent history. They consider how this legacy, whether inherited or experienced firsthand, is impossible to ignore.

Photo: Arash Fayez. Photo by Geraldine Ah-Sue.

Artists featured in this episode: Taraneh Hemami and Arash Fayez.

Jun 26 2017

18mins

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Rank #15: Mixtape Episode 2: Alice B. Toklas and Gertrude Stein by Stuff You Missed in History Class

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Gertrude Stein is often credited as a driving force behind Modernism and Cubism while her lifelong partner, Alice B. Toklas, is frequently left out of the story. Learn about this power couple and their roles as movers and shakers in the world of 20th century art.

This episode is produced by Stuff You Missed in History Class © Stuff You Missed in History Class 2018. More episodes at https://www.missedinhistory.com/.

Jun 25 2018

34mins

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Rank #16: Mixtape Episode 1: Mary Cassatt by The Lonely Palette

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Women artists are often compared to one another but not to their male contemporaries. Learn how Mary Cassatt became one of the most important Impressionist painters of—and ahead of—her time by using the nineteenth-century Paris Opera House as an unlikely backdrop for feminist commentary.

This episode is produced and hosted by Tamar Avishai © The Lonely Palette 2017. More episodes at http://www.thelonelypalette.com/.

Jun 18 2018

25mins

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Rank #17: Landfall Episode 2: Below and Beyond

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“Earth turns to gold in the hands of the wise.” Meet visionaries who work with and against the landscape to yield something fruitful, shop the local farmers market, and then explore ways to beat the heat and build a home. Consider how far you would go to survive in a hostile landscape with a speculative story that envisions the fate of farming in a warming world.

Artist featured in this episode: Baldassare Forestiere

Dec 04 2017

26mins

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Rank #18: Mixtape Episode 5: Maria Tallchief by Stuff You Missed in History Class

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An Oklahoman of Osage heritage, Maria Tallchief rose to stardom through years of hard work and dedication. Peek behind the curtain at the globetrotting life of America's first prima ballerina—her loves, her losses, her joys, and her sorrows.

This episode is produced by Stuff You Missed in History Class © Stuff You Missed in History Class 2014. More episodes at www.missedinhistory.com/.

Jul 16 2018

27mins

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Rank #19: Mixtape Episode 6: Patti Smith and Judy Linn by The Kitchen Sisters

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Back when Patti Smith and Judy Linn were kids, they used art to shape the world around them, posing for each other in photographs and starring in each other’s home movies. Hear Linn discuss how the two young Brooklynites weren't just "dreaming a future, they were dreaming a present."

This episode is produced by The Kitchen Sisters © The Kitchen Sisters 2015. More episodes at http://www.kitchensisters.org/.

Jul 23 2018

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Rank #20: Luvvers Episode 4: Silence Equals Death, So Fuck Loudly

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The connection between the art world and the queer scene has not always been as openly discussed as it is today. Delve into the complex relationships between art, activism, and queer identity, and discover the power of making noise through making art.

Photo: Douglas Crimp by T.L. Litt, 1990.

Interview with Douglas Crimp is courtesy of SFMOMA's Open Space, from a conversation with Claudia La Rocco at the Lab in San Francisco.

Nov 26 2018

20mins

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