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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.

The Modern Art Notes Podcast Tyler Green

    • Visual Arts
    • 4.7, 319 Ratings

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: Beuford Smith, Hedda Sterne

    Holiday clips: Beuford Smith, Hedda Sterne

    Episode No. 452 is a holiday clips episode featuring artist Beuford Smith and art historian Shaina Larrivee.

    Smith is featured in two exhibitions that are on view at recently re-opened American art museums: "Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power" at the MFA Houston, and "Working Together: Louis Draper and the Kamoinge Workshop" at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.

    Hedda Sterne Foundation director Shaina Larrivee discusses “Hedda Sterne: Imagination & Machine” at the Des Moines Art Cente

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Anne Brigman, Sheldon acquisitions

    Anne Brigman, Sheldon acquisitions

    Episode No. 451 features art historian Kathleen Pyne and curator Melissa Yuen.

    Pyne is the author of "Anne Brigman: The Photographer of Enchantment," which was published by Yale University Press. "Brigman" details Brigman's life and work, with a special emphasis on her pictorialist successes of the early twentieth century.

    On the second segment, Sheldon Museum of Art curator Melissa Yuen details recent Sheldon acquisition of works by Analia Saban, Rackstraw Downes, Stanley Whitney and Carlos Almoraz.

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Listener Q&A with Jillian Steinhauer

    Listener Q&A with Jillian Steinhauer

    Episode No. 450 of is a listener Q&A episode with critic Jillian Steinhauer.

    Steinhauer is a New York City-based critic who writes for a range of publications, including the New York Times, The New Republic and The Nation.

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Nicole R. Fleetwood, Allegra Pesenti

    Nicole R. Fleetwood, Allegra Pesenti

    Episode No. 449 features author Nicole R. Fleetwood and curator Allegra Pesenti.

    Fleetwood is the author of "Marking Time: Art in the Age of Mass Incarceration," an examination of how the imprisoned have turned to art-making in an attempt to resist the brutality and depravity of American imprisonment.

    An exhibition of the same title is forthcoming at MoMA PS1.

    On the second segment, Hammer Museum curator Allegra Pesenti discusses several recent acquisitions.

    • 1 hr 21 min
    Dread Scott

    Dread Scott

    Episode No. 448 features artist Dread Scott.

    Scott's 2015 "A Man Was Lynched by Police Yesterday" is one of the major American artworks of the decade, and is sadly, immediately relevant in the wake of the killing of George Floyd by Minneapolis police last week.

    For thirty years, across sculpture, installation, performance, photography and video, Scott's art has relentlessly addressed the racism within and failures of the American system.

    • 50 min
    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

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
319 Ratings

319 Ratings

APassionProject ,

Best Art Podcast Out There

I’ve listened to about 400 of the 450 of The Modern Art Notes Podcast. Tyler Green the host always comes well informed and asks genuinely very good questions.

Skyheller ,

Perfectly pitched

This podcast is a gem for anyone seeking to deepen their knowledge of modern art; although it assumes a reasonable amount of background knowledge, it also manages to make itself understandable to those outside the formal art world.

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Food for thought

Like bread -- The M.A.N. podcast is an essential staple.

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