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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.

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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.

    Holiday clips: Mark Dion

    Holiday clips: Mark Dion

    Episode No. 447 is a post-holiday weekend clips episode featuring artist Mark Dion.

    This week, Amazon Prime Video debuted "The Perilous Texas Adventures of Mark Dion," an hour-long documentary showing how Dion re-traced the steps of four 19thC Texas explorers: Sarah Ann Lillie Hardinge, Charles Wright, John James Audubon and Frederick Law Olmsted. It was directed by Erik Clapp and produced by Maggie Adler.

    The closing date of the Amon Carter Museum exhibition chronicled by the documentary is TBD.

    • 52 min
    John Edmonds, Tamara Johnson

    John Edmonds, Tamara Johnson

    Episode No. 446 features artists John Edmonds and Tamara Johnson.

    This month the Brooklyn Museum planned to open "John Edmonds: A Sidelong Glance." The opening date is now TBD; it will be on view through August 8, 2021. Edmonds is also in "Riffs and Relations" at the Phillips Collection in Washington.

    On the second segment, Tamara Johnson discusses her installation of Deviled Egg and Okra Column (2020) at the Nasher Sculpture Center in Dallas.

    • 1 hr 15 min
    Humboldt in the United States

    Humboldt in the United States

    Episode No. 445 features curator Eleanor Jones Harvey.

    Harvey is the curator of "Alexander von Humboldt and the United States: Art, Nature, and Culture" at the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington. The exhibition examines the impacts of Humboldt's six-week visit to the United States in 1804, and how his influence extended into American art, science, literature, diplomacy, and more. SAAM is temporarily closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic; it is unclear when the exhibition will re-open and close.

    • 53 min
    "Riffs and Relations"

    "Riffs and Relations"

    Episode No. 444 features curator and historian Adrienne L. Childs.

    Childs is the curator of "Riffs and Relations: African American Artists and the European Modernist Tradition" at the Phillips Collection in Washington, DC. The museum has extended the show through January 3, 2021.

    Nota bene: This program was recorded before the death of artist, historian and collector David C. Driskell.

    • 45 min
    Blake Gopnik on "Warhol"

    Blake Gopnik on "Warhol"

    Episode No. 443 of The Modern Art Notes Podcast features author Blake Gopnik.

    Gopnik is the author of "Warhol," a new biography of artist Andy Warhol. The book was published by Ecco, a HarperCollins imprint. Amazon offers it for $34.

    Gopnik was formerly the art critic at the Washington Post and Toronto's Globe and Mail.

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Sabine Eckmann, Rebecca Rabinow

    Sabine Eckmann, Rebecca Rabinow

    In a special pandemic bonus episode, art museum directors Sabine Eckmann (Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum at Washington University in Saint Louis) and Rebecca Rabinow (Menil Collection, Houston) discuss operating art museums in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

    • 56 min

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