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Art Attack w/ Lizy Dastin and Justin BUA
25 minutes | Mar 15, 2021
This is Not a Magritte Episode
The work of René Magritte's is so iconic that one of his apple paintings inspired Paul McCartney to name the Beatles' company Apple Corps., which, in turn, inspired Steve Jobs to name his burgeoning computer company, Apple. Join our hosts as they explore the conceptual brilliance and paradoxical mystery of Magritte.
27 minutes | Mar 8, 2021
NFTs, or non-fungible tokens, are in their relative infancy, but nevertheless taking the artworld by storm. Are these digital, object-less works a tech fad or do they indicate the expansive possibilities of what art can be? Join our hosts as they try to better understand this new frontier.
34 minutes | Mar 1, 2021
Art & Addiction
Across the art spectra, there is unfortunately a correlative connection between artists and addiction or addictive behavior. From Henri Toulouse-Lautrec, to Mark Rothko to Nan Goldin, some of the most insightful creatives have suffered from addictions that not only affected them personally, but also informed the aesthetic of their art. Join our hosts, and their special guest, licensed therapist and expert in addition, Marnie Zang Katularu, as they try and unravel the relationship between art and addiction. For more on Zang Katularu and her work in mental health services, visit www.saguarobehavioralhealth.com
41 minutes | Feb 22, 2021
The Ballad of Yoko Ono
Biography often plays an integral role in how any given artist is historicized; however, in the case of Yoko Ono, that biography hasn't done her much service. Credited with breaking up the Beatles, Ono's relationship with John Lennon has unfortunately eclipsed her prolific, provocative and profound career as a conceptual artist. Join our hosts as they discuss and debate Ono's work and legacy.
34 minutes | Sep 21, 2020
Que Serra, Serra
The sculptures and public artworks of post-Minimalist Richard Serra are dazzling in their massive scale and quietly contemplative in their aesthetic simplicity. Join our hosts as they discuss Serra's sculptural innovations, public art controversies and the ways in which he activates viewers through an experiential design.
27 minutes | Apr 6, 2020
Art in the Wake of Pandemics
With the terrifying outbreak of COVID-19, we're all living in a new reality. Pandemics; however, are not new and have, throughout history, generated hopeful, helpful and life-saving artistic responses. Join our hosts as they discuss a panoply of art that has emerged from pandemics ranging from the Bubonic Plague to the Spanish influenza to the HIV/AIDS epidemic to the Ebola virus.
30 minutes | Mar 23, 2020
Photography: the Real Beginnings
It's widely written that photography was "invented" by Louis Daguerre in 1839; however, nothing has such a clear or clean origin story. Join our hosts as they dissect the very beginnings of photography: how it was invented when it was, who used this new medium, why that matters and who actually invented it.
35 minutes | Mar 9, 2020
Down for Dali
Salvador Dalí is one of history's most iconic, ironic, illogical, irreverent, and integral artists. Best known for his melting clocks and curvy mustache, Dalí created masterful surrealistic landscapes that unlock the collective unconscious and speak to our most intimate and vulnerable anxieties. Join our hosts as they attempt to decode the ultimately unknowable paintings and persona of Dalí.
30 minutes | Feb 24, 2020
Ai Weiwei Go!
Chinese artist Ai Weiwei is arguably the most vehemently anti-authoritarian living artist. In his work across media, Ai tackles the tropes of history, surveillance, abuse of power, and what it means to test the limits of freedom. Regarding this last theme, the artist’s work and life have overlapped. Ai, critical of the Chinese government’s stance on democracy and human rights, has proactively investigated governmental corruption and cover-ups in his work, getting arrested for 81 days in the process. Join our hosts as they explore the work, the provocations and the activism.
32 minutes | Feb 18, 2020
Art in Nature, Nature as Art
In the late 1960s, artists began to expand the parameters of art in exciting ways: what it can look like, what it can be made from, where it can be located. Many took to nature--or took materials from nature--to better integrate the world, and concept of impermanence, into art. Join our hosts as they journey through their favorite land art creations.
31 minutes | Feb 4, 2020
Love is in the Art
Art is often political--a discerning lens scrutinizing its surroundings--or perhaps satirical, culturally inquisitive or rebellious in nature. Art can also be fantastically romantic. Join our hosts as they share the art that they think is most steeped in seduction.
33 minutes | Jan 27, 2020
What's Up, Whistler
"Whistler's Mother" is one of the most recognizable and parodied paintings of all-time. The man who painted it, James Abbott McNeill Whistler, is one of the most significant artists and aesthetic game-changers in American history. Join our hosts as they explore his revelatory paintings, disruptions of tradition and ornery personality.
28 minutes | Jan 20, 2020
O'Keeffe's Flower Power!
Georgia O'Keeffe is an American icon. Best--and most controversially--known for the series of "flowers" she painted between 1918-1929, O'Keeffe addresses themes of pleasure and place throughout her career: pleasure with and in the female body, but also the pleasure of being ensconced within the United States. Join our hosts as they unpack the tremendous career of this tremendous artist.
27 minutes | Jan 13, 2020
Munch the Punk
"The Scream" by Edvard Munch is one of the most iconic, ubiquitous and parodied paintings of all-time. Join our hosts as they explore why that is, what the painting could possibly mean, how it evokes the time and place from which it was made, and what's so seductive about its maker.
29 minutes | Jan 6, 2020
Art Critics & Culture Changers
Ever since Giorgio Vasari published Lives of the Most Excellent Painters, Sculptors, and Architects in 1550, historians have played a key role in shaping the careers of artists. Although sometimes subtle and often behind-the-scenes, these tastemakers can puppeteer who becomes iconic and who fades into obscurity. Join our hosts as they explore the role of some of history's most influential critics, collectors, and culture changers.
29 minutes | Dec 23, 2019
Latinx Artists in L.A.
For decades, Los Angeles has been the home to significant Latinx artists who use their work to celebrate their cultural heritage and form meaningful communities. The contemporary scene of Latinx artists in L.A., especially urban artists, has never been more vibrant. Join our hosts as they share their favorite work by their favorite makers.
24 minutes | Dec 16, 2019
Happy Little Bob Ross
Bob Ross, landscape painter and PBS legend, could always be counted on to have a fantastic hair-day and even more fantastic attitude. His TV show, The Joy of Painting, hasn't aired since the mid-90s; however, Ross has recently become more beloved than ever. Join our hosts as they discuss his works, his joyful demeanor and relatable art teaching style.
31 minutes | Dec 9, 2019
Is Jackson Pollock the World's Greatest Painter?
In 1949, Life Magazine published an article on the (in)famous Abstract Expressionist Jackson Pollock asking whether he was the greatest living painter. Join our hosts as they animatedly--and from wildly different perspectives--begin to answer this question.
39 minutes | Dec 3, 2019
Ask Us Anything! Live Q&A
After the live 100th episode, Lizy and BUA opened up the floor to audience questions--about absolutely anything and everything art related. Check out this impromptu, interactive conversation about hip hop, the legacy of Duchamp, and one artist's choice to use excrement as his art material.
37 minutes | Nov 26, 2019
100th Episode Live! Hip Hop & Art
Hip Hop emerged as a fully postmodern, intersectional art expression during the 1980s in the Bronx. Interweaving graffiti writing, b-boy dance, MC sounds and DJ mixing, Hip Hop continues to energize disparate, and yet connected, facets of society and culture. Join our hosts as they delve into the history of Hip Hop, its progression over time, and contemporary artists who continue to live its ethos.
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