Art Insiders New York podcast offers behind-the-scenes conversations with fascinating people who are making an impact in the world of art, architecture & design in New York. The podcast is hosted by Anders Holst.
DEFINING PERFORMANCE ART - Interview with Roselee Goldberg
Roselee Goldberg is a renowned art historian, critic and Founding Director and Chief Curator of Performa, a “museum without walls”, a non–profit arts organization which - since its inception in 2005 – has quickly become one of the most anticipated bi-annual contemporary art events in the country and abroad.
Performa has reached an international audience of over 250,000 people and features more than 700 artists at 216 venues throughout New York City.
Roselee Goldberg pioneered the study of performance art with her seminal book, Performance Art: From Futurism to the Present, first published in 1979, now in its third edition and translated to thirteen languages. It serves as a key text for teaching performance in universities throughout the world.
THE DISAPPEARING FACE OF NEW YORK - Interview with James and Karla Murray
James and Karla Murray are not only husband-and-wife but also prolific architectural and interior design photographers whose critically acclaimed books include Store Front: The Disappearing Face New York, New York Nights, Store Front II- A History Preserved and Broken Windows-Graffiti NYC.
Their important mission is to document the disappearance of the Mom and Pop economy, often the backbone of the New York's cityscape standing in sharp contrast to the city's rapidly evolving corporate facade.
Their photographs have appeared in numerous publications including the New York Times, London Telegraph, Wall Street Journal, New York Post, Daily News, New York Magazine and The New Yorker
You can follow them on YouTube where they have published some 90 episodes of verité-style neighborhood exploration around New York City from their unique perspective.
RALPH LAUREN, JANE FONDA, STEVEN SPIELBERG & AMERICAN MASTERS - Interview with Susan Lacy
Susan Lacy is a master of the biographical documentary genre. She has created, directed and served as executive producer of the Emmy-award winning PBS series AMERICAN MASTERS -- by many considered to be the gold standard of documentary filmmaking.
In this fascinating interview Susan talks about the origins of American Masters, she also shares stories and reflects on the essence of documentaries she produced at HBO about Jane Fonda and Steven Spielberg and her latest documentary called “Very Ralph”, about the iconic American fashion designer Ralph Lauren. Photography by Lorella Zanetti
TWA FLIGHT CENTER/HOTEL - Interview with Richard Southwick
Richard Southwick, Partner at the international architecture firm Beyer Blinder Belle, tells the fascinating story behind the preservation, restoration and reinvention of Eero Saarinen’s architectural masterpiece, the TWA Flight Center at J F Kennedy International Airport, now called the TWA Hotel.
Saarinen described the head house form as being like the “Leonardo da Vinci flying machine", according to his associate Kevin Roche.
Hailed as the “Grand Central of the Jet Age,” the TWA Flight Center welcomed hundreds of thousands of travelers to JFK Airport from 1962 through 2001. Since then tens of thousands of people have been touring the building.
We talk about the beautiful design of the building, the genius of Eero Saarinen and Richard’s favorite role models as well as his top three projects over his successful career.
CLODAGH DESIGN - Interview with Clodagh
Clodagh is an Irish-born New York-based designer who are among Architectural Digest’s Top 100 Interior Designers and a member of the Interior Design Hall of Fame. Clodagh just release her most recent book Clodagh: Life-Enhancing Design published by GArts.
In this fascinating conversation, sprinkled with good humor and smart tips for re-inventing your space, Clodagh reflects on a deeper level about great design coming from within and the role of design as a healing art.
Clodagh talks about the spiritual side of her work influenced by her childhood’s healers and mystics in Ireland and her early adoption of Feng Shui and her innovative approach by integrating concepts like Chromotheraphy and Biophilia and sustainable material. This contributes to her unique look, structure and flow that appeal to all human senses, that go beyond the physical to things you can feel but not see.
Clodagh received the Platinum Circle Humanitarian Award from Hospitality Design Magazine in 2016 and won the 2018 Global Wellness Awards for spearheading wellness design at the Global Wellness Summit. She has an honorary doctorate from the New York School of Interior Design and the San Francisco Academy of Art. Photo by Jonathan Beckerman.
AFTER THE RIOT - ART2HEART RECLAIMS SOHO - Interview with Maxi Cohen
Maxi Cohen is an award-winning multimedia artist and independent filmmaker based in New York, who co-founded Art 2 Heart SoHo - an ongoing call for over 100 artists to bring optimism, healing and love by painting messages on boarded up buildings in the neighborhood that birthed contemporary art and that was heavily looted in a riot on May 31.
Art2Heart is collaborating with James Cavello of Westwood Gallery to curate future exhibitions of these pieces to benefit the participating artists and Black Lives Matter causes.
Maxi Cohen also discusses her groundbreaking and inspiring documentaries: Joe and Maxi, a feature-length documentary about her relationship with her father, Anger, part of the Seven Sins, Seven Women film, South Central Los Angeles,: Inside Voices, in response to the Los Angeles riots of 1992, From Shock to Awe, the story of suicidal veterans, Ladies Rooms All Over the World and Movement of Water.
Love of the city!
Really nice talks to with interesting people gives the feel of sitting in the same room and being a part of the conversation. You could really feel the love of the city, the people from the host...