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Fresh Air from WHYY, the Peabody Award-winning weekday magazine of contemporary arts and issues, is one of public radio's most popular programs. Hosted by Terry Gross, the show features intimate conversations with today's biggest luminaries.
 
ART FOR YOUR EAR brings you stories from some of my favorite contemporary artists. When I studied Art History, the best part was, well, the gossip. I loved finding out why artists did certain things, what was going on in their personal lives, and behind-the-scenes details about other artists they knew and worked with. This podcast is exactly that ... inside-scoop stories from the artsiest people I know. You'll hear first-hand from these talented, successful, full-time artists (who also happe ...
 
THE SECRET HISTORY OF ART takes you on a series of private guided tours of the world's greatest artworks. Best-selling author and professor of art history Noah Charney presents the history, symbolism, and importance of each work. The Secret History of Art is a series of lessons in miniature on great works of art around the world. By spending just a few minutes per masterpiece, you can learn the mysteries, stories, and secrets of some of civilization’s greatest treasures.
 
It remains the most valuable — and confounding — art heist in history: 13 artworks stolen from Boston’s Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. Twenty-eight years later, not a single piece in a haul worth half a billion dollars has surfaced. The art, and the thieves who made off with it, remain at large. With first-ever interviews, unprecedented access, and more than a year of investigative reporting, "Last Seen" takes us into the biggest unsolved art heist in history. A joint production from WBUR ...
 
Starving Artist is a podcast about art, money, and how to combine those things. If you’re a creative who’s ever wondered “how the hell do I make this work?!” then this podcast is for you. The show is basically an excuse for host and honesty enthusiast Honor Eastly to ask successful artists really nosy questions about their financial situation, and record the conversation. This is a no-holds-barred exploration of the reality behind the Starving Artist myth, and season one features 12 intervie ...
 
Art is the truest expression of the workings of the mind, free from learnt language. More than that, it is the visual expression of culture, politics, society, religion, emotion, zeitgeist, channelled through the brush, chisel, or hands of creative individuals. Understanding art allows us to understand history: to pin it with images, and pepper it with the faces, colours, drama and expression of its time. This series is designed to give bite-sized insights into the world of Art History, brin ...
 
ALL OF IT is a show about culture and its consumers. ALL OF IT is a show about culture and context. ALL OF IT is a show about culture and the culture. Our aim is to engage the thinkers, doers, makers, and creators, about the what and why of their work. People make the culture and we hope, need, and want the WNYC community to be a part of our show. As we build a community around ALL OF IT, we know that every guest and listener has an opinion. We won’t always agree, but our varied perspectives ...
 
Think art history is boring? Think again. It's weird, funny, mysterious, enthralling, and liberating. Join us as we cover the strangest stories in art. Is the Mona Lisa fake? Did Van Gogh actually kill himself? And why were the Impressionists so great? Subscribe to us here, and follow us at www.artcuriouspodcast.com for further information and fun extras. © 2020 Jennifer Dasal // Find us on Twitter and Instagram: @artcuriouspod
 
Actor Russell Tovey and gallerist Robert Diament host Talk Art, a podcast dedicated to the world of art featuring exclusive interviews with leading artists, curators & gallerists, and even occasionally their talented friends from other industries like acting, music and journalism. Listen in to explore the magic of art and why it connects us all in such fantastic ways. Follow the official Instagram @TalkArt for images of artworks discussed in each episode and to follow Russell and Robert's la ...
 
Art is the truest expression of the workings of the mind, free from learnt language. More than that, it is the visual expression of culture, politics, society, religion, emotion, zeitgeist, channelled through the brush, chisel, or hands of creative individuals. Understanding art allows us to understand history: to pin it with images, and pepper it with the faces, colours, drama and expression of its time. This series is designed to give bite-sized insights into the world of Art History, brin ...
 
We interview exceptional creators, de-constructing how they work, create and grow. Listen as elite musicians, actors, comedians and more share their secrets, tips and experiences, and, as a result, give you meaningful take aways which provide a greater understanding of their chosen field, the artist, and help you progress with your own endeavours.
 
Famous faces take their best mate, their mum, their neighbour (whoever they want) for an afternoon at a favourite museum or gallery. As well as getting a peek behind the scenes, seeing what makes a museum tick, it's also the starting point for some great conversations about life, the universe and everything. As well as a chance to eat lots of cake in the cafe. Meet Me at the Museum is published by Art Fund, the UK’s national charity for art, which raises money for museums and galleries throu ...
 
A podcast exploring the interesting ways art meets popular culture and non-traditional art topics... We look at what art history and visual culture can tell us about the world around us, and how our everyday interests make us excellent art critics. Hosted by Ferren Gipson.
 
Ever wanted to know how music affects your brain, what quantum mechanics really is, or how black holes work? Do you wonder why you get emotional each time you see a certain movie, or how on earth video games are designed? Then you’ve come to the right place. Each week, Sean Carroll will host conversations with some of the most interesting thinkers in the world. From neuroscientists and engineers to authors and television producers, Sean and his guests talk about the biggest ideas in science, ...
 
The National Museum of Australia's audio series explores Australia's social history: Indigenous people, their cultures and histories, the nation's history since 1788, and the interaction of Australians with the land and environment. The series includes talks by curators, conservators, historians, environmental scientists and other specialists.
 
ART FOR YOUR EAR brings you stories from some of my favorite contemporary artists. When I studied Art History, the best part was, well, the gossip. I loved finding out why artists did certain things, what was going on in their personal lives, and behind-the-scenes details about other artists they knew and worked with. This podcast is exactly that ... inside-scoop stories from the artsiest people I know. You'll hear first-hand from these talented, successful, full-time artists (who also happe ...
 
Whatever our creative passion is, we can all agree on doing more of what we love – writing, drawing, crafting, composing, photography. How do we find time? How do we exist in reality without letting it stop our progress? How do we make our projects happen in the real world; doing what we can, with what we have, while we have it? Creative Drive is a biweekly podcast for everyday people creating extraordinary things. Tune in for down-to-earth perspective, practical tips, and some occasional ra ...
 
The Yale University Press Podcast is a series of in-depth conversations with experts and authors on a range of topics including politics, history, science, art, and more for those who are intellectually curious. Michael Hoak hosts with Jessica Holahan discussing all things art and architecture and occasional appearances by Yale University Press director John Donatich.
 
Hosted by singer/songwriter Marcio Novelli (Toronto, Canada) and web designer Ross Barber-Smith (Glasgow, Scotland), Bridge the Atlantic is a humorous and insightful exploration of the creative industries, directly from those who are working within it. With a varied range of guests including musicians, filmmakers, actors, artists and other creative professionals, Bridge the Atlantic is an entertaining mix of funny “WTF” moments, career defining experiences and industry advice. New episodes e ...
 
​The Start is a podcast about artistic beginnings, as told by great artists of our time. Focusing on one piece, they share how these early moments of creativity shaped them, the influence it had on their subsequent work, and what the piece now means to them in retrospect
 
The Art of Process with Aimee Mann and Ted Leo is the newest artistic collaboration from legendary singer-songwriters Aimee Mann and Ted Leo. Every other week, Aimee and Ted talk to friends across the creative spectrum to find out how they work. And sure, they're friends with a lot of musicians, but weirdly not as many as you'd expect. So you'll hear from comedians, directors, novelists, show creators - ok, yes, some musicians - writers, producers and more, as they discuss the process of tur ...
 
The Pencil Kings Podcast interviews today’s top artists to uncover the story behind their work. These interviews are created for you - the Aspiring Artist, the Hobbyist and the Professional Artist. If you are looking for inspiring and insightful interviews from artists all over the world, you’re in the right place to learn the behind the scenes stories of how these artists got started and how they turned their passion into creative art careers.
 
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WPR All Things Considered host Brady Carlson will take us on a tour of presidential grave sites, monuments, and memorials to tell the death stories of our greatest national leaders. Mixing biography and travelog, he’ll question whether William Henry Harrison really died of a cold, why Zachary Taylor’s remains were exhumed 140 years after his death,…
 
This week, disability activist Alice Wong talks with comedian and journalist W. Kamau Bell. Wong is founding director of the Disability Visibility Project, an online community dedicated to creating and amplifying disability media and culture. She has edited an anthology of personal essays by contemporary disabled writers to mark the 35th anniversar…
 
This week, disability activist Alice Wong talks with comedian and journalist W. Kamau Bell. Wong is founding director of the Disability Visibility Project, an online community dedicated to creating and amplifying disability media and culture. She has edited an anthology of personal essays by contemporary disabled writers to mark the 35th anniversar…
 
In Werner Herzog’s cinematic masterpiece “Fitzcarraldo”, Klaus Kinski plays a (mad)man who dreams of building an opera house in a South American village. In order to earn the riches needed for his dream, he decides to get rich dealing in the rubber business and must push a large riverboat uphill and into the Amazon river basin in order to get acces…
 
In this second of two interview sessions, we talk with Ned Lagin about the compositional process behind his work (including echoes of Renaissance music), his Seastones collaborators, the ups and downs of the Seastones release(s) and his subsequent technical career. Ned Lagin is legendary. As a former performer with the Grateful Dead, he toured with…
 
In this second of two interview sessions, we talk with Ned Lagin about the compositional process behind his work (including echoes of Renaissance music), his Seastones collaborators, the ups and downs of the Seastones release(s) and his subsequent technical career. Ned Lagin is legendary. As a former performer with the Grateful Dead, he toured with…
 
Some of this year’s nominees discuss how they approached their performances, prepared for the project and note the challenges in bringing these powerful performers to our screens.DAFNE KEEN (His Dark Materials)JONATHAN PRYCE (The Two Popes) SIÔN DANIEL YOUNG (The Left Behind) Hosted by Celyn Jones.This audio recording contains strong language.…
 
An in-depth discussion with the producers behind this year’s TV Drama nominations. They discuss the creative process and challenges involved in producing a successful drama. Speakers:ADRIAN BATE (Un Bore Mercher / Keeping Faith)JANE TRANTER, Executive Producer (His Dark Materials) NERYS EVANS (In My Skin)TRACIE SIMPSON, Producer (The Left Behind)Ho…
 
Hear from this year’s BAFTA Cymru Writer nominees as they share insights on their craft and discuss their nominated work – spanning a range of themes. Speakers:HANNA JARMAN (Merched Parchus)MARI BEARD (Merched Parchus)KAYLEIGH LLEWELLYN (In My Skin)RUSSELL T DAVIES (Years and Years)Hosted by Chinonyerem OdimbaThis audio recording contains strong la…
 
The coronavirus pandemic has affected nearly every aspect of American life, including the performing arts. Actors and dancers are experiencing unemployment rates over 50 percent, and many companies have said they will remain closed for in-person performances for the foreseeable future. But there are glimmers of hope and pockets of movement where th…
 
Psychologist Timothy Leary, who died in 1996, was the father of the psychedelic movement of the 1960s and its experiments with mind-altering drugs. In 1960, Leary joined the faculty of Harvard at the Center for Personality Research, where he analyzed the effects of psychedelics and personality. As part of his research, he introduced L.S.D. and othe…
 
In Frankenstein: How to Make a Monster, six performers from Battersea Arts Centre's Beatbox Academy interpret Mary Shelley’s classic novel from their own perspective; as young people growing up in 21st-century Britain. Using only their own mouths and voices to make every sound in the film, they explore how today’s society creates its own monsters. …
 
Host Luke Burbank and announcer Elena Passarello get rid of some unnecessary things; poet Tommy Pico explains how writing as his alter ego "Teebs" allows him to be less self-censoring in his work; journalist Eli Saslow discusses Derek Black – the subject of his book "Rising Out of Hatred" – and how the once-heir to the white nationalist movement ma…
 
Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter Les Payne worked on The Dead Are Arising: The Life of Malcolm X for 28 years before his death. In this final conversation, his daughter and principal researcher Tamara Payne describes how seeing Malcolm X speak in 1963 changed her father’s life, what drew him to investigative journalism, how he was able…
 
In this episode, we ask the question - what matters more in today's music industry: quality or quantity? A few of the things we discuss include: The strategy of releasing singles rather than albums (especially when it comes to the Spotify algorithms) Whether focusing on quantity means that the quality suffers The benefits of releasing cover songs S…
 
Live from Salt Lake City! The Roadkill Project continues! This episode I’m talking about a good quote by Oliver Wendell Holmes: “Man’s mind stretched to a new idea never goes back to its original dimensions.” SUBSCRIBE MAN! I’m tryna survive out here! Become a AHR supporter on Patreon! For only $3/mo you can help support the show: www.patreon.com/A…
 
A few weeks ago, artist Sam Durant released a long essay about his work, "Scaffold," which reflects on the project that dominated art world headlines. Originally commissioned for documenta (13) — the influential quinquennial exhibition in Kassel, Germany — in 2012, it wasn't until "Scaffold" was installed in the Walker Art Center's sculpture park i…
 
When I Heard the Learn’d Astronomer BY WALT WHITMAN When I heard the learn’d astronomer, When the proofs, the figures, were ranged in columns before me, When I was shown the charts and diagrams, to add, divide, and measure them, When I sitting heard the astronomer where he lectured with much applause in the lecture-room, How soon unaccountable I be…
 
As an artist or maker your primary function is to make things. However the things you make and the things you do can often be used in ways other than just for their appreciation! In this episode Peter and Laura talk about ways of making the most out of your output: greetings cards, teaching aids, books, videos, content for social media. Much of wha…
 
Following a historic relaxation of deaccessioning laws in the US, we probe the moral quandaries faced by museums forced to sell-off parts of their collections to stay afloat. We speak to Christopher Bedford, the director of the Baltimore Museum of Art in Maryland, which has announced it is to sell three works; to Georgina Adam about what this all m…
 
With the California Academy of Sciences reopening to the public on Oct. 23, Total SF is joined byBart Shepherd, the senior director of Steinhart Aquarium. Shepherd and host Peter Hartlaub talk about Shepherd's early years working at the old aquarium, the move to 875 Howard Street, and what managing an aquarium has been like during the pandemic. She…
 
Country artist Mickey Guyton explains how racism hindered her country music career for over a decade. Singer-songwriter Jennifer Castle finds music in seasonal wonders on Monarch Season. Singer-songwriter Sam Roberts on his new album 'All of Us,' and reflects on his 20th anniversary of his solo debut album…
 
American writer and producer Darren Star, creator of the show Sex and the City, on writing roles for strong and outspoken women and his new Netflix series Emily in Paris. Juno-nominated artist Storry on her new EP and the commonalities between sex work and in the music industry. Actor Jesse Eisenberg on his dream role in the movie The Art of Self D…
 
Rumaan Alam's novel, 'Leave the World Behind,' centers on two families — one Black and one white — who are sharing a vacation home during a mysterious disaster. It explores issues of race and class, fear, and how we respond to crisis. Ken Tucker reviews a new deluxe edition of Prince's masterpiece 'Sign O' The Times.' Craig Foster spent a year divi…
 
We miss movies. Due to the pandemic, the latest Wes Anderson movie has been bumped to 2021. But fans aren’t leaving 2020 empty handed. One of our favorite Instagram feeds the past few years is the gentle escapism of ACCIDENTALLY WES ANDERSON, a curated selection of crowdsourced photos/stories of buildings, landscapes, and other aesthetically pleasi…
 
Patreon and Paypal link – A friendly catch up about cycling, Euro-pop, loneliness, and #FOMO. Referenced in this Episode Humankind: A Hopeful History by Rutger Bergman https://www.amazon.com/Humankind-Hopeful-History-Rutger-Bregman-ebook/dp/B07XDNDSBG/ German song. Carsten & Carsten: Ich mag Leute! On Spotify Further Emergence https://www.furtherem…
 
In the debut of Stop Everything's Celebrity Memoir Book Club, BL, BW and special guests discuss The Meaning of Mariah Carey, the long-awaited, NY Times bestselling memoir written by pop diva Mariah Carey and Michaela Angela Davis. Mariah Carey super Lambs: Maria Lewis, author, screenwriter, broadcaster and possessor of deep cut Mariah knowledge and…
 
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