22 episodes

A fortnightly arts review podcast with an accessible approach. Art lovers and keen exhibition goers, we aim to open up fresh conversations on London's current art shows. Usually over a glass of wine... We're basically a book group, but we discuss art exhibitions instead of books. Hosts: Laura Lennard, Caz Murray and Vikki KosmalskaSpecial thanks to Nat Witts for our awesome jingle; and to Jonny Lennard, our brilliant Editor.

The Artcast The Artcast

    • Visual Arts
    • 4.7 • 32 Ratings

A fortnightly arts review podcast with an accessible approach. Art lovers and keen exhibition goers, we aim to open up fresh conversations on London's current art shows. Usually over a glass of wine... We're basically a book group, but we discuss art exhibitions instead of books. Hosts: Laura Lennard, Caz Murray and Vikki KosmalskaSpecial thanks to Nat Witts for our awesome jingle; and to Jonny Lennard, our brilliant Editor.

    Episode 2: Steve McQueen at the Tate Modern discussed by Caz Murray, Vikki Kosmalska and Laura Lennard

    Episode 2: Steve McQueen at the Tate Modern discussed by Caz Murray, Vikki Kosmalska and Laura Lennard

    Join us discussing the major Tate retrospective of the artist and film director Steve McQueen.

    • 41 min
    Episode 1: Radical Figures at The Whitechapel Gallery

    Episode 1: Radical Figures at The Whitechapel Gallery

    The Whitechapel Gallery is looking to overturn art criticism’s 1980s declaration that ‘painting is dead’. The gallery has presented a case for painting’s ‘radical’ relevance within the contemporary art canon, showcasing the work of 10 painters of varied nationalities and styles to make their point. But did our intrepid reviewers, Caz and Vikki, buy either painting’s relevance or it’s radicalism? The exhibition got us questioning: what does it truly mean to be radical? What can painting as a medium bring the contemporary viewer that other mediums of art cannot? Is it even appropriate to suggest painting is dead in the first place? In other news we share a cautionary tale about getting too close to artworks (largely for Vikki’s benefit) and keen readers will have already clocked that the Artcast team is a trio once more. Join Vikki, Caz and Laura to hear this week’s review and if you like what you hear please rate, review and subscribe! If you want to email us, we would love to hear from you: helloartcast@gmail.com And you can follow us on instagram: @theartcast Our wonderful editor Jonny Lennard has also launched his own podcast The Old Boys Book Club. It's not about art, but we highly recommend you give it a listen. Available on all major podcast platforms and you can find them on insta here: @theoldboysbookclub. Last but not least - thank you to the incredible Nat Witts for our jazzy jingle and Jonny for his amazing editing.

    • 38 min
    Episode 4: Dora Maar at the Tate Modern

    Episode 4: Dora Maar at the Tate Modern

    Vikki and Caz review the Dora Maar retrospective at the Tate Modern.

    • 40 min
    Episode 3: Lucian Freud, The Self Portraits at The Royal Academy

    Episode 3: Lucian Freud, The Self Portraits at The Royal Academy

    Vikki and Caz review the Lucian Freud exhibition on at The Royal Academy

    • 36 min
    Episode 2: Bridget Riley at the Hayward Gallery

    Episode 2: Bridget Riley at the Hayward Gallery

    Vikki and Caz review the Bridget Riley exhibition currently on at the Hayward Gallery

    • 38 min
    Episode 1: Antony Gormley at the Royal Academy of Arts

    Episode 1: Antony Gormley at the Royal Academy of Arts

    Vikki and Caz review the Antony Gormley exhibition on at the Royal Academy

    • 43 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
32 Ratings

32 Ratings

PandN100_ ,

Keeps me cultured

Love this podcast. Makes me feel informed and cultured but not too heavy duty!

themaybepile ,

Unpretentious and engaging

Articulate, fun review show, subscribed!

clc_2018 ,

Such a brilliant podcast

Love this podcast! Really enjoyed the discussion which is lively, chatty and interesting but at the same time gave me a lot to think about. It’s inspired me to get out to more exhibitions.

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