Episode 90: Today I talk to Robin Strongin at the Center for Contemporary Political Art in Washington DC. I generally try to stay away from politics on the podcast, but I had to learn more about this gallery.
They want to represent both sides, but no pro-Trump artists responded to their calls for artwork. They have to work with what they have. So I encourage any Pro-Trumpers and Right Wing artists to connect with them.
Episode 88: Today I talk to Steven Bowers. He’s an intellectual property attorney who is also an accomplished artist. His fascination is street portraiture. He has some really great projects, including Just Johnson, which humanizes the homeless.
Episode 89: Today I talk to Sarah Ness, of Arts For Life NC. Arts For Life is a program that brings the arts to pediatric patients in hospitals. It not only helps with their healing, but it makes their stay more enjoyable. It brings joy to an otherwise painful time.
We are in Starbucks, apologies for the coffee sounds.
Episode 85: Today I talk with Andrea Rosen at The Fleming, at the University of Vermont. She tells me all about The Impossible Idealexhibition. She tells us how the beautiful fashions of the Victorian era were a form of misogyny. This exhibition will be up until December 15, 1018
LEFT: Ball Gown, about 1860. Cream moiré silk taffeta with floral damask, trimmed with green silk satin, cream bobbin lace, and embroidered ribbon. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Gregory Falls 1960.20.43 RIGHT: Suit-Style Two-Piece Dress, about 1895. Black and red silk with red silk and white lace. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James Thomas, Terrill Hall Collection 1987.11.570.
Dress worn by Ellen Miller Johnson, Class of 1878, for her graduation from UVM, 1878. Blue changeable silk with mother-of-pearl buttons and white net.
Gift of L. Douglas Meredith 1960.2
Boots, about 1910
Wichert & Co., New York (active about 1900-1920s)
Leather and wool gabardine
Gift of Mrs. Frederick P. Smith and Mrs. Frank H. Davis 1968.5.16
Joseph Ives Pease (1809-1883)
“Godey’s Paris Fashions Americanized” in Godey’s Lady’s Book, April 1849. Hand-colored engraving.
Museum collection 1975.23.6 LA
Episode 90: Today I talk to Louise Feder about the American Moderns exhibition going on at the Michener Art Museum . This exhibition shows some of the best Modernist paintings. We talk about the Delaware Valley, the Ashcan School, and non-objective painting. This exhibition goes until October 21, 2018.
R.A.D. Miller, Rooftops, New Hope, c. 1931. Oil on canvas. 20 x 24 in. James A. Michener Art Museum. Gift of Marguerite and Gerry Lenfest.
Louis K. Stone, Abstraction, 1938. Oil on canvas. 24 x 20 in. James A. Michener Art Museum. Gift of Marguerite and Gerry Lenfest.
Episode 86: Today I talk to Randy Goodman, a photojournalist who’s Iran: Women Only exhibition just finished it’s exhibition at the Bronx Museum of the Arts. Her stories about her two visits to Iran had me on the edge of my seat. On Oct. 16, the exhibition opens at Wesleyan College in Macon Georgia.
Episode 82: Today I talk to one of my favorite podcasters, Jennifer Dasal of the ArtCurious podcast. She’s the Associate Curator of Contemporary Art at the North Carolina Museum of Art, in Raleigh, NC.