In this episode, ‘The Art Museum in Modern Times’ author Charles Saumarez Smith takes us inside the world’s leading galleries, exploring the ‘Disneyfication’ of the art museum, how architecture influences art, the uniquely contemporary role of the museum café, and why COVID might have lasting impacts on curatorial creativity.
Are you a contemporary art fanatic? Would you like to know more about galleries? Or maybe even start your own collection? Get the insider knowledge on the art world from BMW Global Head of Cultural Engagement Thomas Girst, and writer and founder of "Shazam for Art", Magnus Resch.
Do you live in a human body? Then abstract art is for you. A refreshing reappraisal of the history of abstract art, this episode explores quilt-making and taste-making, constellations and curation, and what the walls of the Whitney can tell us about our world.