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.
Episode 81: Today I talk with Michelle Maigret from the C24 Gallery in NYC. We talk about the fabulous group exhibition From the Cradle to the Boat. It is curated by Tommy Hartung. It will be showing until August 25, 2018.
Justin Cloud, Club Foot
Installation shot, Tommy White, Useless; Monilola Ilupeju, Untitled Self Portrait #1 (To live freely in this body)
Installation shot: Jeremy Olson, Return to Formless Island
Episode 80 : Today I talk to author, Lucy Paquette. My research brought me to her site. Her book The Hammock is about French painter, James Tissot. I had never heard of James Tissot, so I was eager to learn more. [I mispronounce his name at first ;)]. Apologies for the feedback sounds during the podcast.
Bad News (also known as The Parting), James Tissot
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Episode 78: I met Kathleen Dixon Donnelly on Facebook. She’s a writer who lives in Birmingham, UK with her Irish husband. She is originally from Pittsburgh.
Our research cross paths & her blog, Such Friends covers a lot of the same people in the Irish Literary Revival that I am writing about. I wanted to have her on the podcast so we could chat about the subject of my upcoming book.
Episode 77: Today I talk to Amanda Uribe and Natalie Kates of the Latchkey Gallery. The Latchkey Gallery isn’t your typical gallery. They don’t have a brick and mortar base. They partner with other spaces to house their exhibitions. It is so cutting edge! We talk about the Techno Abstractions exhibition which is currently going on at the Core Club on E. 55th street until August 31, 2018.