KCRW's Art Talk

KCRW's Art Talk

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Art reviews, news and announcements from KCRW's resident art critic, Edward Goldman. Both fearless and fun, Edward offers a unique "accent" on art. Formerly employed by the famed Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia, and a favorite on-air presence, he offers impassioned views on what he sees in the galleries and museums and at events throughout the world, and he isn't afraid to "speak truth to power." Live streams, podcasts and archives available at KCRW.com.


Diego and Frida  

Hunter Drohojowska-Philp goes to Phoenix for the Kahlo and Rivera show but the opera is in LA. 

Parmigianino Moves to the Getty, Jasper Johns Visits the Broad  

Edward Goldman talks about a magnificent Italian Renaissance painting acquired by the Getty, and a major retrospective of Jasper Johns that is coming to the Broad. 

Andrea Zittel at Regen Projects and beyond  

Hunter Drohojowska-Philp talks about the artist’s timely interest in the mesh of art and life.

Los Angeles hills are alive with the sounds of… art  

Edward Goldman talks about the generosity and vision of patrons who enrich the Los Angeles cultural landscape. 

Marisa Merz at Hammer  

Hunter Drohojowska-Philp says the arte povera artist’s show is a wonder.

Betye Saar in LA, Mark Bradford in Venice  

Edward talks about a new exhibition of Betye Saar at Craft & Folk Art Museum in LA, and a Venice adventure, thanks to Mark Bradford and the Getty.

Edgar Arcenaux performs at Vielmetter Projects  

Hunter Drohojowska-Philp suggests the artist's award-winning play Until, Until, Until…along with the art of Samuel Levi Jones.

These photographs remind us who we are, and where we came from  

Edward Goldman talks about two photographic exhibitions, with philosophical and deeply poetic comments on our past.

Jim Shaw's Wig Museum at Marciano Art Foundation  

Hunter Drohojowska-Philp unpacks the meaning of a new art space in a masonic temple.

Dancing, killing and praying for art  

Edward Goldman talks about the high points of last week's LA art scene, with a ballet performance, an art documentary, and the transformation of a Temple into a Museum. 

László Moholy-Nagy at LACMA  

Hunter Drohojowska-Philp talks about the Hungarian modernist’s impact, especially on art in LA.

Hurrah to our French friends (and Julian Schnabel)  

Edward Goldman rejoices at the choice made by our French friends and gives a hats off to Julian Schnabel.

Kerry James Marshall at MOCA  

Hunter Drohojowska-Philp welcomes the retrospective of the black artist who got his start in LA.

Art news to keep our spirits high  

Edward Goldman shares some welcome art news and developments in our City of Angeles.

Lari Pittman and Silke Otto-Knapp  

Hunter Drohojowska-Philp talks about an unlikely double date.

Fashion and food to die for  

Edward Goldman talks about the exhibition African-Print Fashion Now! at the Fowler Museum and about the mouth-watering documentary on chef Jeremiah Tower.

Mary Weatherford and new digs for Christies  

Hunter Drohojowska-Philp basks in paintings at Kordansky Gallery and visits new home of auction house.

Holocaust Remembrance Day with Elie Wiesel's 'Night'  

Edward Goldman talks about a special artistic event at the Wilshire Blvd. Temple –– a public reading of Elie Wiesel's memoir Night –– which will take place this Sunday, April 23 to commemorate Holocaust Remembrance Day. Edward also reviews the current exhibition of Israeli artist Zadok Ben-David at Shoshana Wayne Gallery.

Carl Andre at MOCA  

Hunter Drohojowska-Philp says the show offers an important in-depth look at the maximum Minimalist.

German émigré and impresario Galka Scheyer in LA  

Edward Goldman talks about the exhibition at Norton Simon Museum about Galka Scheyer, a trailblazing impresario who helped shape California's reputation as a burgeoning center for modern art. 

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