KCRW's Art Talk

KCRW's Art Talk

Episodes

  • Ambitious But Problematic Cultural Projects

    Jul 29, 2014 | 5 min
    Edward Goldman comments on the ups and downs of current cultural affairs in Los Angeles.
  • My Little Boat of Sorrows

    Jul 24, 2014 | 4 min
    Hunter Drohojowska-Philp says the show at Rosamund Felsen turned out to be a memorial for the jazz great Charlie Haden.
  • My Art Affair With Portugal

    Jul 22, 2014 | 4 min
    Edward Goldman shares his recent Portuguese art adventures.
  • New American Art at the Huntington

    Jul 17, 2014 | 4 min
    Hunter Drohojowska-Philp visits the venerable Pasadena museum to see their expanded galleries and collections.
  • Treasures from Korea at LACMA

    Jul 15, 2014 | 5 min
  • David Hockney?s iPad Paintings and Small Works by Mark di Suvero

    Jul 10, 2014 | 5 min
    Hunter Drohojowska-Philp says Happy Birthday to David. These artists are mature but not mellow.
  • Made in L.A.

    Jul 3, 2014 | 5 min
    Hunter Drohojowska-Philp talks about the Biennial exhibition at the Hammer Museum.
  • Great Recipe for Fourth of July: Art and BBQ

    Jul 1, 2014 | 6 min
    Edward Goldman provides a recipe for great art this Fourth of July weekend.
  • Matthew Rolston at Diane Rosenstein Fine Art

    Jun 26, 2014 | 4 min
    Hunter Drohojowska-Philp says that the well-known photographer has found some fantastic new celebrities.
  • From Van Gogh to Kandinsky

    Jun 24, 2014 | 5 min
    Edward Goldman praises the dangerous beauties on view at the current Expressionist exhibition at LACMA.
  • John Altoon at LACMA

    Jun 19, 2014 | 4 min
    Hunter Drohojowska-Philp praises an overdue retrospective.
  • Cat's Meow about Great Art

    Jun 17, 2014 | 4 min
    Edward Goldman shares the playful, feline-centric work of Russian artist Svetlana Petrova.
  • From Surface to Air to Marcel Duchamp

    Jun 12, 2014 | 5 min
    Hunter Drohojowska-Philp has more to say about LA artists in the '60s and the unknown Marcel Duchamp photos of Julian Wasser.
  • The Getty Welcomes the Scandalous Art of James Ensor

    Jun 10, 2014 | 4 min
    Edward Goldman discusses the Scandalous Art of James Ensor at the Getty.
  • Gabriel Kuri at Regen Projects

    Jun 5, 2014 | 4 min
    Hunter Drohojowska-Philp finds that the Mexican artist creates meaning with materials.
  • Edward Is Right, Edward Is Wrong?!?

    Jun 3, 2014 | 5 min
    Edward responds to comments for hot button issues discussed in recent Art Talks.
  • Yvonne Rainer at the Getty Research Institute

    May 29, 2014 | 5 min
    Hunter Drohojowska-Philp says the show provides a rare opportunity to better understand a rigorous and complex artist.
  • Erotic Art vs. Pornography, Graffiti Art vs. Graffiti Vandalism

    May 27, 2014 | 5 min
    Edward Goldman discusses the elements that contribute to the validity of controversial art forms.
  • Paul Winstanley and Tim Ebner

    May 22, 2014 | 5 min
    Hunter Drohojowska-Philp talks about the minimalism and maximalism of two artists.
  • Easy to Dismiss, Not Easy to Forget

    May 20, 2014 | 5 min
    Edward Goldman gets to the meat of Mark Ryden's work and colorfully comments on Robert Swain's exhibition.
  • Jim Isermann at Telles and Renee Petropoulos' Public Art

    May 15, 2014 | 5 min
    Hunter Drohojowska-Philp talks about geometric painting and public art.
  • A Weekend of Music, Movies and Plenty of Art

    May 13, 2014 | 5 min
    Edward Goldman shares his weekend full of culture and art at various LA museums.
  • Roger Herman Revisited at Acme

    May 8, 2014 | 4 min
    Hunter Drohojowska-Philp explains why the well-regarded artist shows new paintings for the first time in many years.
  • To San Diego for Art

    May 6, 2014 | 5 min
    Edward Goldman makes a day trip down to San Diego to explore its art scene.
  • Mary Weatherford at David Kordansky Gallery

    May 1, 2014 | 4 min
    An ambitious painter ups the ante with neon...
  • Separated and United by Art

    Apr 29, 2014 | 4 min
    Edward Goldman delves into the interesting works of twin artists Jerome and Joel-Peter Witkin.
  • Thomas Ruff at Gagosian

    Apr 24, 2014 | 4 min
    Photography reigns this week in galleries, at Paris Photo and at Santa Monica Auctions
  • Lights, Camera, Action: Take Two

    Apr 22, 2014 | 5 min
    Edward Goldman plans out an exciting few days of unique and thrilling exhibitions.
  • Helen Pashgian: Invisible Light

    Apr 17, 2014 | 5 min
    Hunter Drohojowska-Philp bathes in the cool atmosphere of the artist's installation at LACMA.
  • 'Heaven and Earth' in Our City of Angels

    Apr 15, 2014 | 4 min
  • Allen Ruppersberg: Drawing and Writing, 1972-1991

    Apr 9, 2014 | 4 min
    Hunter Drohojowska-Philp says this survey of drawings at Marc Selwyn Fine Art offers an intimate view of an enigmatic artist.
  • Allen Ruppersberg: Drawing and Writing, 1972-1991

    Apr 9, 2014 | 4 min
  • W. Reveals Himself as 'a Decent Amateur' Artist

    Apr 8, 2014 | 5 min
    Edward Goldman invites George W. on a museum trip around LA.
  • Sharon Ellis at Christopher Grimes Gallery

    Apr 3, 2014 | 4 min
    The transcendent paintings of an artist at her mid-career...
  • Mike Kelley: The Sacred and the Profane

    Apr 1, 2014 | 4 min
    Mike Kelley and his haunted but revelatory life and career.
  • Mike Kelley at MOCA

    Mar 27, 2014 | 5 min
    The late great artist?s retrospective signals a new era for the museum and gives the new director a running start.
  • Rembrandt is in. Putin is out.

    Mar 25, 2014 | 5 min
    Questioning American politics' view on both national and foreign culture.
  • Kienholz: Berlin-Hope at LA Louver Gallery

    Mar 20, 2014 | 5 min
    A new appreciation of the artist in these rarely seen sculptures.
  • Wayne Thiebaud, Frida Kahlo: Art Calories Galore

    Mar 18, 2014 | 5 min
    Not-to-be-missed exhibitions of Wayne Thiebaud and Frida Kahlo in three Southern California museums.
  • Alfredo Ramos Martinez at the Pasadena Museum of California Art

    Mar 13, 2014 | 5 min
    Hunter Drohojowska-Philp is seduced by the Mexican modern artist, Flora Kao's Homestead and the early history of LA.
  • An Uneasy Coexistence of Art and Film

    Mar 11, 2014 | 4 min
    The highs and lows of the marriage of art and film.
  • Bill Viola

    Mar 6, 2014 | 4 min
    Hunter Drohojowska-Philp travels to Paris to see the Long Beach-based artist's survey at the Grand Palais.
  • Up Close and Personal

    Mar 4, 2014 | 5 min
    Edward Goldman talks about the newly restored Jackson Pollock mural opening at the Getty, as well as two major LA artists exhibiting at LA Municipal Gallery.
  • Take It or Leave It at the Hammer

    Feb 27, 2014 | 4 min
    An exhibition that explores appropriation and institutional critique.
  • Driving, Dancing, and Flying In and Around LA

    Feb 25, 2014 | 4 min
    Edward Goldman gets swept away on an inspiring journey through LA.
  • Ah Voyagers! Scott Reeder and Joel Kyack

    Feb 20, 2014 | 5 min
    Hunter Drohojowska-Philp wonders about the art of these space and sea adventurers.
  • Olympics in Sochi, Diebenkorn in Leningrad

    Feb 18, 2014 | 4 min
    Edward Goldman touts Russian and American cultural connections.
  • An Actor Who Makes Me Hear Stradivarius and See Mark Rothko

    Feb 4, 2014 | 4 min
    Edward Goldman pays tribute to great American actor, Philip Seymour Hoffman.
  • New Art Downtown and at Barker Hanger

    Jan 30, 2014 | 4 min
    Hunter Drohojowska-Philp flips out over Samara Golden and Oscar Murillo's installations downtown and Dave Hickey's new book.
  • Geometric Abstraction in Many Forms

    Jan 23, 2014 | 5 min
    Hunter Drohojowska-Philp muses on paintings by three generations: Leon Polk Smith, Morgan Fisher and Patrick Wilson.
  • To Kill or Not to Kill, That Is the Question

    Jan 21, 2014 | 4 min
    Edward Goldman on the execution of a small architectural gem.
  • Robert Graham: Early Works at Kayne Griffin Corcoran

    Jan 16, 2014 | 5 min
    Hunter Drohojowska-Philp talks about the 1960's work of the sculptor known for his bronze female torsos.
  • Diane von Furstenberg: Bright Past Revisited

    Jan 14, 2014 | 4 min
    Edward Goldman praises the glamorously theatrical von Furstenberg exhibition.
  • Tacita Dean at the Hammer

    Jan 9, 2014 | 4 min
    Hunter Drohojowska-Philp takes time out with the artist's film "JG," a meditation on Robert Smithson and JG Ballard.
  • Hurray to Pope Francis and MOCA Trustees

    Jan 7, 2014 | 5 min
    Edward Goldman celebrates good news for culture and art.
  • Us, from a Great Distance

    Dec 26, 2013 | 4 min
    Hunter Drohojowska-Philp is thinking about heaven and earth as she looks at photographs by Karen Apollonia Müller.
  • Looking Back

    Dec 20, 2013 | 4 min
    Hunter Drohojowska-Philp review high and low points of 2013.
  • Coming Attractions of 2014

    Dec 20, 2013 | 4 min
    Hunter Drohojowska-Philp notes the abundance of promising shows for the coming year.
  • 'Hot' and 'Cool' Reasons to Go to Oxnard and Laguna

    Dec 17, 2013 | 4 min
    Edward Goldman shares his experiences with cool cars and fiery ceramics.
  • The Gift of Art, Really

    Dec 12, 2013 | 5 min
    Hunter Drohojowska-Philp suggests shopping for real art at reasonable prices available around LA.
  • Public Art: Here, There, Everywhere

    Dec 10, 2013 | 4 min
    Surprising discoveries and rediscoveries Edward Goldman made during his recent LA travels.
  • See the Light: Photography, Perception, Cognition

    Dec 5, 2013 | 4 min
    Hunter Drohojowska-Philp contemplates the Vernon collection of photography at LACMA.
  • Singing, Dancing and a Little Bit of Forest Hopping

    Dec 3, 2013 | 4 min
    Edward Goldman enjoys a little singing, a little dancing, and a little frolicking in beautiful portraits and landscapes.
  • Rob Reynolds at the Natural History Museum

    Nov 26, 2013 | 5 min
    Hunter Drohojowska-Philp checks out the artist's account of the LA Aqueduct saga.
  • Dancing Partners: Art and Architecture

    Nov 26, 2013 | 4 min
    Edward Goldman celebrates the dance-like quality of the work of Alexander Calder.
  • Alexander Calder at LACMA

    Nov 20, 2013 | 5 min
    Hunter Drohojowska-Philp raves about "Calder and Abstraction" and its Frank Gehry installation.
  • Hidden in Plain Sight: Great Art in Downtown LA

    Nov 19, 2013 | 5 min
    Edward Goldman rediscovers public art gems in the heart of Downtown.
  • Lari Pittman: From a Late Western Impaerium at Regen Projects

    Nov 14, 2013 | 5 min
    Hunter Drohojowska-Philp says that Pittman has flown to new heights on his flying carpet paintings.
  • Jim Shaw at Blum and Poe

    Nov 7, 2013 | 1 min
    Hunter Drohojowska-Philp marvels at the artist's high-minded grasp of arcane and popular culture.
  • The Legacy of British Pop Here and There

    Oct 31, 2013 | 4 min
    Hunter Drohojowska-Philp's visit to the British Pop Art show at Christie's London has her thinking about David Hockney and R.B. Kitaj.
  • Mysterious, Unsettling and, Well, Quite Disturbing

    Oct 29, 2013 | 5 min
    Edward Goldman provides unsettling insight into the art of Forrest Bess.
  • Kazimir Malevich and the Russian Avant-Garde

    Oct 25, 2013 | 5 min
    Hunter Drohojowska-Philp checks out the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam and the last shows under director Ann Goldstein.
  • The Amazing Ride with Artists at the Wheel

    Oct 22, 2013 | 4 min
    Edward Goldman was abducted and taken on two fantastic artistic journeys last weekend.
  • LA in London

    Oct 17, 2013 | 5 min
    Hunter Drohojowska-Philp visits the Frieze art fairs in London and finds L.A.?s artists in the galleries.
  • Free at Last

    Oct 15, 2013 | 4 min
    Edward Goldman rejoices over free museum admission and other local happenings.
  • Abelardo Morell at the Getty

    Oct 10, 2013 | 4 min
    Hunter Drohojowska-Philp says that the Cuban photographer?s use of a camera obscura is enchanting.
  • September: Chicago at Its Best

    Oct 8, 2013 | 5 min
    Edward Goldman discusses his time in Chicago and their current art scene.
  • James Welling: Monograph

    Oct 3, 2013 | 4 min
    Influential photographer gets a mid-career survey at the Hammer.
  • The Price to Pay for Messing with Gods and Muses

    Oct 1, 2013 | 5 min
    Edward Goldman discusses art in the face of political tides.
  • George Herms

    Sep 26, 2013 | 4 min
  • Talking about Art Is like Dancing about Architecture

    Sep 17, 2013 | 5 min
    Edward Goldman recounts his exciting experiences with famous artwork.
  • Roy Dowell and Ivan Morley

    Sep 12, 2013 | 4 min
    Hunter Drohojowska-Philp visits two small galleries to declare that bigger is not always better.
  • Columbus, Here I Come..!

    Sep 10, 2013 | 5 min
    Edward Goldman recounts his surprising and inspiring adventure to Ohio.
  • Preview of a Few Fall Shows

    Sep 5, 2013 | 5 min
    Hunter Drohojowska-Philp says that photography dominates the promising fall exhibitions.
  • With Passion and Gusto: The Listeners Speak

    Sep 3, 2013 | 4 min
    Edward Goldman shares the varied and interesting perspectives of his listeners.
  • Richard Diebenkorn: The Berkeley Years, 1953-1966

    Aug 29, 2013 | 5 min
    Hunter Drohojowska-Philp goes to San Francisco to see the artist's early paintings
  • One Can Never Be Too Rich, Too Thin, or Have Too Many Museums

    Aug 27, 2013 | 5 min
    Edward Goldman talks about new LA museums and the psychology of art.
  • Sam Falls in Group Show at Hoffman Gallery

    Aug 22, 2013 | 4 min
    Hunter Drohojowska-Philp tours a group show at the Hannah Hoffman Gallery
  • Staring and Punching in the Name of Art

    Aug 20, 2013 | 5 min
    Edward Goldman critiques exciting and provocative new art films.
  • Labour and Wait

    Aug 15, 2013 | 5 min
    Hunter Drohojowska-Philp takes in a show at the Santa Barbara Museum of Art.
  • Pereira the Maverick, Pereira the Fool?

    Aug 13, 2013 | 5 min
    Edward Goldman discusses Pereira's architecture and the cultural value of LACMA's campus.
  • Sam Francis: Five Decades of Abstract Expressionism

    Aug 8, 2013 | 5 min
    Hunter Drohojowska-Philp gets a preview of the great Abstract Expressionist's work.
  • At the Getty: Tripping into the Fourth Dimension

    Aug 6, 2013 | 4 min
    Edward Goldman takes you with him on an artistic and musical trip to the fourth dimension. 
  • Grapevine: Magdalena Suarez Frimkess, Michael Frimkess, John Mason, Ron Nagle, Peter Shire

    Aug 1, 2013 | 4 min
    Hunter Drohojowska-Philp offers kudos to Ricky Swallow for organizing this tasty show of ceramic sculpture
  • In Champagne and Burgundy: Drunk On Art

    Jul 31, 2013 | 4 min
  • Werner Herzog?s Hearsay of the Soul

    Jul 25, 2013 | 4 min
    Hunter Drohojowska-Philp goes with the flow of 17th century Dutch art in a video installation at the Getty Museum.
  • Out with the Old, In with the News

    Jul 23, 2013 | 4 min
    Edward Goldman addresses rumors, news and high profile exits in the museum circuit.
  • Jessica Stockholder's 'Lift' at 1301PE

    Jul 18, 2013 | 5 min
    Hunter Drohojowska-Philp says this show offers a substantial lift both literal and figurative.
  • Crazy and Fabulous: Art Adventures in Downtown LA

    Jul 16, 2013 | 4 min
    Edward Goldman beats the heat with wild and fabulous art adventures in downtown LA.
  • Jeremy Kidd at Leslie Sacks Contemporary

    Jul 11, 2013 | 4 min
    Hunter Drohojowska-Philp is energized by these whirling wild photographs.
  • The City of Angels in All Its Imperfect Glory

    Jul 9, 2013 | 4 min
    Edward Goldman responds to previous Art Talk comments and discusses the restoration of the Wilshire Boulevard Temple.
  • Charles Fine's 30-Year Survey at Ace Gallery

    Jul 4, 2013 | 4 min
    Hunter Drohojowska-Philp is taken by the artist?s wide ranging talents in sculpture and painting.
  • Could LA Museums Be More Generous to the Public?

    Jul 3, 2013 | 4 min
    Edward Goldman compares LA museum hours and prices to more progressive museums in the US and abroad.
  • The California-Pacific Triennial at OCMA

    Jun 27, 2013 | 4 min
    Hunter Drohojowska-Philp previews a survey of contemporary art from countries along the Pacific Rim.
  • Richard Artschwager!

    Jun 27, 2013 | 5 min
    Hunter Drohojowska-Philp talks about the hybrid sculpture and painting of the late great artist at the Hammer.
  • Exhibitions that Engage instead of Lecture

    Jun 25, 2013 | 4 min
    Edward Goldman gives praise to some excellent exhibition design at the Hammer.
  • Should LACMA's Imperfection Be Erased or Embraced?

    Jun 18, 2013 | 3 min
    Edward Goldman reflects on LACMA's new exhibits and ambitious architectural plan by Peter Zumthor.
  • Painting in Place

    Jun 14, 2013 | 4 min
    Hunter Drohojowska-Philp checks out the latest offering from LAND at the Farmers and Merchants bank downtown.
  • Traveling Abroad with LA in Your Backpack

    Jun 11, 2013 | 4 min
    Edward Goldman recaps his experience abroad as an American in Paris, Amsterdam and Dijon.
  • Hans Richter: Encounters at LACMA

    Jun 6, 2013 | 5 min
    Hunter Drohojowska-Philp checks out an artist significant for his own work and his friendships with the key figures of the Modern era including Man Ray, Kazimir Malevich and Alexander Calder.
  • William Wegman at Marc Selwyn Fine Art

    May 31, 2013 | 4 min
    Hunter Drohojowska-Philp talks about the recent discovery of Wegman's lost photographs from the 1970s.
  • Art Adventures This Side of the 405

    May 21, 2013 | 4 min
    Edward Goldman makes a voyage to Otis and the El Segundo Museum of Art.
  • Architecture and Art in 1970's LA and Now

    May 16, 2013 | 4 min
    Hunter Drohojowska-Philp finds an important connections in "Everything Loose Will Land" at MAK and "Larry Bell" at Frank Lloyd Gallery.
  • Happy Days, and Hours, Are Here Again

    May 14, 2013 | 4 min
    Edward Goldman rounds up the good news this month for American museums on both coasts.
  • Boogie with Ryan Heffington in KTCHN

    May 9, 2013 | 4 min
    Hunter Drohojowska-Philp is dancing to a different drummer after watching the art inspired dance installation.
  • It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World?of Museums

    May 7, 2013 | 4 min
    Edward Goldman reflects on architectural issues for LACMA and MOCA, while visiting two Los Angeles exhibitions.
  • Alexis Smith's 'Second Nature' at Craig Krull Gallery

    May 2, 2013 | 4 min
    Hunter Drohojowska-Philp is happy to see Alexis Smith take on the subject of landscape painting with a twist.
  • The Adorable, Weird and Somewhat Scary World of Gary Baseman

    Apr 30, 2013 | 4 min
    Edward Goldman is a guest of Gary Baseman at the Skirball Center and visits the Francois Ghebaly Gallery.
  • Paris Photo Comes to LA

    Apr 26, 2013 | 5 min
    Hunter Drohojowska-Philp applauds the mix of galleries showing photography and contemporary art together.
  • Paris Photo-LA: Lights, Camera, Action

    Apr 23, 2013 | 4 min
    Edward Goldman haunts the Paris Photo art fair at Paramount Studios and visits Urs Fischer at MOCA.

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