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The Conversation Art Podcast

A podcast that goes behind the scenes and between the lines of the contemporary art worlds, through conversations with artists, dealers, curators, and collectors--based in Los Angeles, but reaching nationally and internationally.
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Now displaying: 2012
Dec 15, 2012

Performance artist Kristina Wong opens up on The Conversation. The Conversation's new website: http://theconversationpod.com/

Any questions or advertising requests for The Conversation? theconversationartpodcast(at)gmail(dot)com Donations very much appreciated: http://theconversationartistpodcast.podomatic.com/ (find the PayPal button on the middle right of page) Become a Fan on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Conversation-An-Artist-Podcast/254884424579431 follow on Twitter: @ArtistPodcast accompanying images at Notes on Looking: http://notesonlooking.com/2012/12/kristina-wong-the-convesation-podcast

Dec 4, 2012

Amanda R-H on TEENY TINY WOMAN; her family names; the benefits of having an artist partner (Erik Frydenborg); ways to approach responding to her work; and some of the TV she watches.

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Nov 27, 2012

recently culled from the archive:

Erik talks about taxonomy and canibalization vis-a-vis his work; his roots in small-town Pennsylvania; art school in Baltimore and subsequently in L.A.; his career arc via Basel Art Fair; and his relationship with fellow artist Amanda Ross-Ho. Any questions or advertising requests for The Conversation? theconversationartpodcast(at)gmail(dot)com Donations very much appreciated: http://theconversationartistpodcast.podomatic.com/ (find the PayPal button on the middle right of page) Become a Fan on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Conversation-An-Artist-Podcast/254884424579431 follow on Twitter: @ArtistPodcast accompanying images at Notes on Looking: http://notesonlooking.com/2012/11/erik-frydenborg-on-the-conversation-art-podcast/

Nov 13, 2012

Any questions or advertising requests for The Conversation? theconversationartpodcast(at)gmail(dot)com Donations very much appreciated: http://theconversationpod.com/ (find the PayPal button on the middle right of page) Become a Fan on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Conversation-An-Artist-Podcast/254884424579431 follow on Twitter: @ArtistPodcast accompanying images at Notes on Looking: http://notesonlooking.com/2012/11/micol-hebron-a-kick-ass-conversation-on-the-conversation-podcast/

Nov 2, 2012

Matt Johnson talks about his early evolution as an artist, from graffiti to painting to the other media; intervention installations on the streets of Baltimore; and his passively serendipitous entry into the gallery world. Any questions or advertising requests for The Conversation? theconversationartpodcast(at)gmail(dot)com Donations very much appreciated: http://theconversationartistpodcast.podomatic.com/ (find the PayPal button on the middle right of page) Become a Fan on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Conversation-An-Artist-Podcast/254884424579431 follow on Twitter: @ArtistPodcast accompanying images at Notes on Looking: http://notesonlooking.com/2012/11/matt-johnson-on-the-conversation-art-podcast/

Oct 16, 2012

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Ry talks about the experiences of being in the Black Dragon Society, the Whitney Biennial, Made in L.A., and his nordic-esque hair and beard. Direct any questions or advertising requests to The Conversation: theconversationartpodcast(at)gmail(dot)com Donations very much appreciated: http://theconversation.pod.com/ (find the PayPal button on the middle right of page) Become a Fan on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Conversation-An-Artist-Podcast/254884424579431 follow on Twitter: @ArtistPodcast accompanying images at Notes on Looking: http://notesonlooking.com/2012/10/ry-rocklen-on-the-conversation-art-podcast/

Aug 28, 2012

Jonas Wood talks about his family roots in art, school in the Boston area, grad school at U. of Washington, and his professional life, including working for Laura Owens and high school friend Matt Johnson, as well as his complex relations with Black Dragon Society gallery. Accompanying images on Notes on Looking (partner blog): http://notesonlooking.com/2012/08/jonas-wood-on-the-conversation-art-podcast/

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Aug 21, 2012

Robyn O'Neill talks about: growing up in Omaha and then Texas, her meteoric rise as a young artist, and the subsequent struggles, including her trip through "Hell," a work she labored intensely on for a year, to less than stellar fanfare...

Accompanying images on Notes on Looking (partner blog): http://notesonlooking.com/2012/08/robyn-oneil-on-surviving-a-hangover-from-hell-and-other-harrowing-tales-on-the-conversation-podcast/

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Aug 14, 2012

One of my favorite episodes. From the archive.

Corrina talks about the challenges of being an artist while also being a curator; working at MoCA and the Hammer, and what she does as a curator; the Made in LA show; growing up in Martha's Vineyard; prep school at Exeter; being in a band; living in San Francisco; and being both an Eastsider and a Westsider in L.A.

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Jul 20, 2012

An episode from the archive:

Charlie talks about opening the gallery with his wife Amanda in Seattle, growing it with a heavy European artist base, and moving it to L.A. in 2011

Jun 26, 2012

Brian Butler, long-time gallerist behind 1301PE gallery in Los Angeles.

 

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Jun 19, 2012

Iva talks about her volatile adolescence/early adulthood, from emigrating to Baltimore from Bulgaria, art school in Philadelphia, and a brief homestead in New Orleans before landing in what's become the promised land of L.A. Iva has a show opening in July at Susanne Vielmetter.

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  (find the PayPal button on the middle right of page) Become a Fan on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Conversation-An-Artist-Podcast/254884424579431 follow on Twitter: @ArtistPodcast contact: theconversationartpodcast(at)gmail The Converation recently got shouted out on Beautiful/Decay (thank you Amir); ck it out here: http://beautifuldecay.com/2012/06/08/the-conversation-an-artist-podcast/

Jun 5, 2012

from the archive:

 

Dave Muller talks about being in bands (including with Mike Kelley, whom he also was an assistant for), DJing, his 235,000-song database, three-day weekend, and his art, particularly his last L.A. solo show, I Am the Walrus at Blum & Poe. Plus a custom-made adaptation of the hymn Let All Mortal Flesh... just for this podcast. Donations very much appreciated: http://theconversationpod.com/ (find the PayPal button on the middle right of page)

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May 25, 2012

Julian Hoeber talks about: the ups and downs of his art career, battling depression and Kleinian analysis, and the benefits of working within limitations, which was one of his revelations in engineering the Demon Hill installation.

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julian hoeber, jessica silverman, blum & poe

May 22, 2012

  London-based (formerly, now L.A.-based) Debra Scacco talks about her Staten Island/Italian-American roots, her uprooting to suburban Georgia, and her adult life as an expat in London...and how places--and displacement--have formed her sense of place and home.

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Images of Debra's work at Notes on Looking: http://notesonlooking.com/?p=14842

May 18, 2012

from the archive made new again:

 Eric talks about his elegant slapstick sensibility, vis-a-vis his cultural Judaism; working for South Park; his business acumen roots courtesy of his Amway-selling parents; and his background in animation and journalism/political cartooning. Donations very much appreciated: http://theconversationpod.com/ (find the PayPal button on the middle right of page)

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May 11, 2012

Rebecca Morris talks about:

her path to abstraction, how she's been able to stay there, and the intellectual intricacies of being an artist.

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May 1, 2012

 from the archive:

Harlem-based artist Deborah Grant talks about the seminal Freestyle show at the Studio Museum in Harlem; growing up between Canada and Coney Island; and making big work in a limited apartment/studio environment... Donations very much appreciated: http://theconversationartistpodcast.podomatic.com/ (find the PayPal button on the middle right of page) Become a Fan on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Conversation-An-Artist-Podcast/254884424579431 follow on Twitter: @ArtistPodcast contact: theconversationartpodcast(at)gmail

 

deborah grant, harlem, steve turner gallery, studio museum of harlem

Apr 18, 2012

from the archive:

Jacob Kassay discusses his silver-plated paintings in some detail, including his process, as well as Buffalo, going to New York, and his recent move to L.A. and why he's better off with the move.

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Mar 10, 2012
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Kristin discusses her various rates of painting production over the years, and whether or not to buy, or just keep renting, her Inglewood loft. Donations very much appreciated: http://theconversationartistpodcast.podomatic.com/ (find the PayPal button on the middle right of page) Become a Fan on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Conversation-An-Artist-Podcast/254884424579431 follow on Twitter: @ArtistPodcast contact: theconversationartpodcast(at)gmail
Feb 22, 2012
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How Kevin's work, over a certain period, merged with his life... Donations very much appreciated: http://theconversationartistpodcast.podomatic.com/ (find the PayPal button on the middle right of page) Become a Fan on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Conversation-An-Artist-Podcast/254884424579431 follow on Twitter: @ArtistPodcast contact: theconversationartpodcast(at)gmail
Feb 21, 2012
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I chat with Zefrey about his recent LAND project, the 1000 Car Horn Symphony, aka Entropy Symphony, that took place on Feb. 15th (2012). check it out here: http://zefrey.com/project_ESIII.html and here: http://www.scpr.org/news/2012/02/16/31270/artist-flair-disruption-sounds-horns-la-traffic/ Donations very much appreciated: http://theconversationartistpodcast.podomatic.com/ (find the PayPal button on the middle right of page) Become a Fan on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Conversation-An-Artist-Podcast/254884424579431 follow on Twitter: @ArtistPodcast contact: theconversationartpodcast(at)gmail
Feb 14, 2012
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