5 Podcasts on Modern and Contemporary Art

Podcasts are not a trend not even a new social network to talk about. However, since the confinement for the Covid-19 pandemic, some art platforms around the world-from museums to art magazines- take advantage of the possibilities to online broadcast for making connections with their audiences even on the distance. Here are 5 podcasts-both in English and Spanish- to hear online while you are working, studying or just passing your time.

1. Gran Hotel Abismo by Museo Universitario Arte Contemporáneo (MUAC)

Taking fiction as starting point, this podcasts is focused on discuss topics around contemporary art. Hosted by curator Julio García Murillo, sometimes they have special conversations and guest artists and curator.

Listen here: https://podcasts.apple.com/mx/podcast/granhotelabismo/id1508404900


2. The Week in Art by The Art Newspaper

This weekly podcasts is an extension of The Art Newspaper online. It covers breaking art news and stories related with events and art exhibitions.

Listen here: theartnewspaper.com/podcast

3. Imaginarios contemporáneos by Museo de Arte Moderno (MAMmx)

The MAM celebrates its 57 anniversary with a podcasts about modern art and the different proffesional activities inside a museum. Sometimes they have guest artists in very interesting conversations.

Listen here: mixcloud.com/MuseodeArteModerno

4. Bow Down. Women in Art by Frieze

Hosted by Jennifer Higgie, editor-at-large at Frieze magazine, this podcasts pays homage to eight women artists from the past in the voiceof eight contemporary artists, curators, designers and musicians.

Listen here: podcast.apple/BowDown

5. Recording Artists by Getty

Through only 6 episodes, Alice Neel, Lee Krassner, Betye Saar, Helen Frankenthaler, Yoko Ono and Eva Hesse, share their experiences on being women artists and feminists. This is the first season of the podcasts which uses archive material in Getty to broadcast.

Listen here: podcasts.apple.com/recordingartists