The Modern Art Notes Podcast is a weekly, hour-long interview program featuring artists, historians, authors, curators and conservators. Pulitzer Prize-winning art critic Sebastian Smee called The MAN Podcast “one of the great archives of the art of our time.” When the US chapter of the International Association of Art Critics gave host Tyler Green one of its inaugural awards for criticism in 2014, it included a special citation for The MAN Podcast.
Cézanne Drawing, Paolo Veneziano
Episode No. 508 features curators Jodi Hauptman and Samantha Friedman; a clip from a performance by Marcus Fischer, and curator Laura Llewellyn.
Hauptman and Friedman are the curators of "Cézanne Drawing" at the Museum of Modern Art.
Along with John Witty, Llewellyn is the co-curator of "Paolo Veneziano Art & Devotion in 14th-Century Venice" at the J. Paul Getty Museum.
Fischer is in curator Rachel Adams' exhibition "All Together, Amongst Many: Reflections on Empathy" at the Bemis Center.
Francis Bacon, Henri Matisse
Episode No. 507 features authors Mark Stevens and Annalyn Swan; and Kathryn Brown.
Stevens and Swan are the co-authors of the biography "Francis Bacon: Revelations," a broad-ranging look at the British artist's life and work. Stevens and Swan's 2005 biography of Willem de Kooning won a Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award.
Kathryn Brown is the author of "Henri Matisse," a critical biography just released as part of Reaktion Books' "Critical Lives" series.
Sarah Cain, Supernatural America
Episode No. 506 features artist Sarah Cain and curator Robert Cozzolino.
The National Gallery of Art is showing Cain's "My favorite season is the fall of the patriarchy" into December.
The Tang Teaching Museum at Skidmore College is showing Cain in "Enter the Center" through January 2.
Cozzolino is the curator of "Supernatural America: The Paranormal in American Art," at the Toledo Museum of Art through September 5. It examines American art and ideas of the supernatural across several centuries.
Joel Meyerowitz, Elizabeth James-Perry
Episode No. 505 features artists Joel Meyerowitz and Elizabeth James-Perry.
Damiani has published a new edition of Joel Meyerowitz's 1983 book "Wild Flowers." The new, expanded edition includes pictures both from the 1983 book, and new pictures that expand on the ways in which Meyerowitz found flowers recurring throughout much of his work.
Along with Ekua Holmes, Elizabeth James-Perry has created a "Garden for Boston" outside the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston's main, Huntington Avenue-facing entrance.
Holiday clips: Alison Saar
Episode No. 504 is a holiday weekend clips episode featuring artist Alison Saar.
The Benton Museum of Art at Pomona College and the Armory Center for the Arts in Pasadena, Calif. have partnered to present “Alison Saar: Of Aether and Earthe.” The exhibition surveys Saar’s work related to myths and hidden histories and archetypes. The Benton is open to groups of up to six for one-hour visits. Reservations are required. The Armory opens on July 16. Required reservations will be available July 8.
Wael Shawky, Rosie Lee Tompkins
Episode No. 503 features artist Wael Shawky and curator Elaine Yau.
Shawky's work is on view at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth in "FOCUS: Wael Shawky" through July 25. The exhibition features a film from Shawky's Cabaret Crusades trilogy, along with new and related drawings and sculpture. It was curated by Alison Hearst.
Berkeley Art Museum curator Elaine Yau discusses "Rosie Lee Tompkins: A Retrospective," which is on view through July 18. Tompkins was an Arkansas-born, East Bay-based artist.