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Wallace Berman - KCRW

Wallace Berman - KCRW

This show is on the radio so if you are listening, even reading, you may know about the existence of that life transforming invention, the transistor radio. Small and portable, it meant that you could listen to the ball games as they happened. 

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Lita Albuquerque - KCRW

Lita Albuquerque - KCRW

Today, I want to talk about a few artists whose art made me stare, think, and wonder. I'm talking about artists whom I got the chance to meet in the last couple of weeks and ask some questions. And all of them are smart, eloquent, and courageous women. That's why I prefer to think about them as "Ladies Who Dare."

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Morandi + Ryman - KCRW

Morandi + Ryman - KCRW

And the widespread interest in abstract painting continues apace: The eccentrically intimate still lives of Giorgio Morandi are being shown with the incomparable white paintings of Robert Ryman in Object/Space at Kohn Gallery opening September 19.

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William Monk - KCRW

William Monk - KCRW

After visiting a number of different galleries last week, I was struck by a few young artists whose paintings would indicate that they are responding to early modern art but not with irony. Nor with awe. I think all of these artists as continuing a compelling conversation.

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