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March 5–8, 2020

Deep Color X The Armory Show

  • Sean Kelly - Episode 50

    Sean Kelly has been a contemporary art dealer for over three decades, establishing a reputation for presenting diverse, intellectually driven and unconventional exhibitions. Sean talks about his role as an Armory Show selection committee member, suggestions on how galleries might prepare a strong and memorable fair application, how his relationship with performance artist Marina Abramovic developed, his podcast Collect Wisely, the profound inequities within the world of art, artist’s studios as sacred spaces and slowing down the process of looking at art. This episode was recorded on location at The Armory Show, as it celebrates its 25th Anniversary.

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  • Sally Tallant - Episode 49

    Sally Tallant is the incoming Director of the Queens Museum in New York and curated the Platform section of the 2019 Armory Show. Sally talks about the different stages of her curatorial process, some of the ideas and artists featured in her current project titled “Worlds of Tomorrow”, the exchanges between hope, optimism and action, a meaningful trip to Sri Lanka, being completely moved by the work of Faith Ringgold and connecting people, culture and art through public programs. This episode was recorded on location at The Armory Show, as it celebrates its 25th Anniversary.

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  • Christian Nagel - Episode 48

    Christian Nagel is been a contemporary art dealer for over three decades. He is currently operating as Galerie Nagel Draxler, with locations in Berlin and Cologne. Christian talks about the origins of The Armory Show, an important internship he had at the Kaiser Wihelm Museum, a memorable road trip with painter Günther Förg, presenting a commemorative booth that salutes the legacies of fair co-founders Pat Hearn and Colin de Land, a café/studio visit with performance artist Andrea Fraser, and working with a generational range of artists. This episode was recorded on location at The Armory Show, as it celebrates its 25th Anniversary.

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  • Eric Shiner - Episode 47

    Eric Shiner is the artistic director for White Cube in New York. He was previously senior vice president of contemporary art at Sotheby’s and director of The Andy Warhol Museum. Eric talks about curating past Focus and Platform sections of The Armory Show, galleries as an important part of an artists support network, what he looks for during studio visits, Andy Warhol and social media, and artists as powerful agents of change. This episode was recorded on location at The Armory Show, as it celebrates its 25th Anniversary.

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  • Mark Dion - Episode 46

    Mark Dion is an American artist whose work examines the ways in which dominant ideologies and public institutions shape our understanding of history, knowledge and the natural world. Mark talks about participating at the first incarnations of The Armory Show during the mid-1990’s, remembering Pat Hearn and Colin de Land, collecting objects and his curiosity cabinet installations, a forthcoming project at Storm King Art Center and working as an artist as a long, complex and ongoing endeavor. This episode was recorded on location at The Armory Show, as it celebrates its 25th Anniversary.

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Listen as Deep Color host Joseph Hart explores 25 years of The Armory Show with influential figures from the fair's past and future, broadcasting live from the fair. Deep Color is an oral history project and podcast that features artists and arts professionals discussing their work, ideas, and lives—offering listeners a forthright and unique understanding about the process, experiences, and people behind the artistic pursuit. Deep Color is a free resource, independently produced in New York City by artist Joseph Hart.

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Deep Color and The Armory Show join together to bring you an exclusive set of conversations with artists, curators, and gallerists.

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