Can you separate the art from the artist? And does knowing the artist make the art better? Worse? We came to some interesting, if not surprising conclusions to these questions when we started our discussion about the masters Bob Ross and Thomas Kinkade. Would love to know what you think. Enjoy.53m | Dec 14, 2022
What's the relevance of artwork that uses the visual language of graphic design to make artistic statements in the age of constant internet usage of the same ? 80's artist Barbara Kruger made her career using essentially what we now refer to as memes to make her work. But does that work still mean anything when memes are everywhere? What makes her work different from the memes you see everyday? Heck, what makes a meme, anyway? Join us (and our special guest graphic designer Grace O'Brien ) as we unpack it all for your edification (but mostly for your entertainment). Live Laugh Love!
NYT article overview of Barbara Kruger’s work: https://www.wikiart.org/en/barbara-kruger
Barbara Kruger’s current large scale text-based exhibition: https://press.moma.org/exhibition/barbara-kruger/57m | Sep 22, 2022
- Musical Theatre
This episode's topic: Musicals! Mike loves them. Julie hates them. But nonetheless, they have both seen a lot of them and have a lot of opinions. Most importantly, they want to know what makes certain musicals great, while some are just so.. not. By no means definitive, listen as they come to the table and talk all about old classics, new trends and future of The Great White Way!
BUT IS IT ART?59m | Aug 7, 2022