Art World: Whitehot Magazine with Noah Becker
By Noah Becker
Artist and Whitehot Magazine publisher Noah Becker and guests discuss contemporary art. We are in the top 20 art podcasts list on Feedspot! https://blog.feedspot.com/contemporary_art_podcasts/ ARTISTS WE LIKE: Andy Warhol, Alice Neel, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Paul McCarthy, Keith Haring, Marina Abramovic, Takashi Murakami, Jeff Koons, Noah Becker, Roni Horn, Elizabeth Peyton and art dealers like David Zwirner, Larry Gagosian, Pace Gallery, Hauser & Wirth and many others... Visit www.whitehotmagazine.com @whitehotmagazine on Instagram @newyorkbecker on Instagram
Clyfford Still Museum director Joyce Tsai, PhD and Curator Bailey Placzek
Guest host Stephen Wozniak interviews Clyfford Still Museum director Joyce Tsai, PhD and curator Bailey Placzek on the June 20, 2022 episode of Art World: The Whitehot Magazine of Contemporary Art podcast. They discuss the Clyfford Still Museum’s You Select: A Community-Curated Exhibition, guest artist curatorial projects, the influence of their roles as mothers on their work at the Museum, and new modes of community engagement with museumgoers, among other timely topics.
June 21, 2022
NFT Artists Nicole Ruggiero and David Henry Nobody Jr. with Guest Host Coco Dolle
About the artists Nicole Ruggiero is a 3D visual artist whose work concentrates on tech and culture. She was one of the first people on Foundation in late 2020 and she spoke at NFT NYC in 2021. Her recent exhibitions are as follows: a 1/1 exhibition at LA Art Show with Super- Rare and Vellum (2021), an international billboard exhibition with König Galerie and Porsche (2021), an exhibition with Rarible during Frieze Art Week in LA (2022), an exhibition with OpenSea at SXSW (2022), and a viewing exhibition with Christie’s in the middle east during the Art Dubai (2022). David Henry Nobody Jr. is a New York based multimedia artist working in performance art, video art and NFTs. His work has been exhibited and performed widely at international galleries and museums including at MOCA Tucson (AZ,) Unit London (UK,) Andrew Edlin Gallery (NYC), Superchief Gallery (NYC) and Coleccion Solo (Spain). About the curator Coco Dolle is an artist, writer, and curator based in New York. Under her moniker Milk and Night, she has organized numerous acclaimed exhibitions featured in high-end publications including Forbes, ArtNet, and VICE. She is a contributing writer for WhiteHot Magazine and L’Officiel Art. About the gallery 11 Newel Gallery champions emerging and mid-career artists at the crossroads of contemporary arts, new media and NFTs. The gallery’s programming consists of dynamic monthly exhibitions and special artist projects. Located in Brooklyn
June 17, 2022
Steven Hirsch - New York Post Crime Photographer and Artist.
Noah talks to Steven Hirsch who has been a photographer in New York City his whole life. He also makes paintings and works as the crime photographer for the New York Post.
June 09, 2022
Ken Lum (May 2022)
Stephen Wozniak interviews celebrated conceptual artist, writer, professor and curator Ken Lum on the May 3, 2022 episode of Art World: The Whitehot Magazine of Contemporary Art podcast. They discuss Ken’s current comprehensive survey exhibition, Death and Furniture, now on view at the Remai Modern Museum in Saskatoon, Canada through May 15th; his new series, Time. And Again. about the intersection between work and stress; stories of Ken’s early entry into the New York art world and engagement with mentors and artists Dan Graham, Joseph Kosuth, and John Baldessari; and his key leadership of the non-profit organization Monument Lab, which addresses the transformation of past, present and future public monuments. Art World: The Whitehot Magazine of Contemporary Art Title: Wozniak Interviews Ken Lum Guest Host: Stephen Wozniak Guest: Ken Lum Date: May 3, 2022 Time: 36 minutes
May 03, 2022
Noah Becker Lecture in the Czech Republic - Introduction by Curator Jan Van Woensel
Noah Becker speaks about his personal life, exhibition and residency at Sutnarka in Czech Republic and about his life as an artist, saxophonist and publisher of Whitehot Magazine. Curator Jan Van Woensel provides the introduction. Episode recorded live in Pilsen, Czech Republic in April, 2022 during Becker’s lecture to students and faculty at Sutnarka’s Inkubator Gallery.
April 29, 2022
Nir Hod - The Evolution of the Artist: podcast interview with guest host Rina Oh
Working across painting, video, and sculpture, Nir Hod explores narcissism, beauty mixed with sadness, controversy, death, and providing irony to the forbidden subjects with a sense of humor. Hod is currently exhibiting his collection entitled “Exile” until April 22nd 2022 at Gavlak Gallery in West Palm Beach, Fl; with upcoming exhibits in Tokyo and Los Angeles, CA.
April 24, 2022
Curator Dan Cameron (with guest host Stephen Wozniak, 2022)
Stephen Wozniak interviews seasoned New York-based curator, writer and artist Dan Cameron on the April 20, 2022 episode of Art World: The Whitehot Magazine of Contemporary Art podcast. They discuss Dan’s critical early New Museum of Contemporary Art exhibition, Extended Sensibilities, about gay and lesbian identity, his senior curatorship at the Orange County Museum of Art and his work as a writer of monographs and catalog essays on such important contemporary artists as Nicole Eiseneman, Peter Saul, David Wojnarowicz, Faith Ringgold, Carolee Schneemann, William Kentridge, Peter Saul and Paul McCarthy. Dan also talks about his upcoming projects, including Leandro Erlich’s comprehensive sculpture exhibition at the Pérez Art Museum Miami in December of 2022 and Dan’s July 2022 solo collage exhibition at The Dime in Chicago.
April 23, 2022
From the 59th Venice Biennale: Uganda Pavillon
Radiance, They Dream in Time (Rearranged) Curated by Shaheen Merali From the 59th Venice Biennale: Uganda Pavillon - Noah is joined by Acaye Kerunen, Collin Sekajugo and Bjorn Stern.
April 13, 2022
Richard Pasquarelli in conversation with guest host Phoebe Hoban
Noah’s guest host is celebrated author Phoebe Hoban who interviews artist Richard Pasquarelli about his solo exhibition, As It Should Be, at BravinLee Programs, NYC running from April 14th through May 14th, 2022. Richard Pasquarelli’s paintings make visible the relationships between physical reality and the mind. Through analysis of his own compulsions for perfection and order, and research into mental health, the physical sciences, and philosophy, Pasquarelli seeks a better understanding of the relationship between mind and matter and its observable presence in the world around us. Phoebe Hoban is a world famous writer and critic, author of numerous books and article on artists such as Alice Neel and Jean-Michel Basquiat.
April 09, 2022
Donald Baechler (RIP 2022)
A phone conversation between Noah and the late New York artist Donald Baechler
April 05, 2022
Chella Man x Susan Chen
Chella Man and Susan Chen are guest hosts: NONPROFIT SILVER ART PROJECTS WELCOMES 25 ARTISTS TO ITS SECOND ANNUAL ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCY COHORT AT THE WORLD TRADE CENTER, NEW YORK CITY 2021 Residency Program to focus on Social Justice and Activism, with support from Mentors-in-Residence Hank Willis Thomas/For Freedoms, Tourmaline, and Chella Man Nearly 700 applications were received in a month long open call. The selection committee included accomplished art world professionals: Isolde Brielmaier, Kimberly Drew, Chella Man, Hall Rockefeller, Hank Willis Thomas, and Tourmaline Co-founders of Silver Art Projects, Cory Silverstein and Joshua Pulman. Courtesy Silver Art Projects. Photo by: Joe Woolhead. July 7, 2021 (New York) – “Following the success of the inaugural cohort, we are looking forward to an impactful second cycle grounded in such a poignant theme”, said Cory Silverstein, co-founder of Silver Art Projects. “Emerging artists are facing more and more obstacles on their paths to success and we at Silver Art Projects are thrilled to again share this inspiring space with 25 visionary individuals.” Joshua Pulman, Co-Founder of Silver Art Projects, commented: “It is our collective mission at Silver Art Projects to transform traditional models of art patronage in New York City to be more accessible and inclusive. Silver Art Projects invited its first artist cohort into the World Trade Center in 2020, during a time when artists needed support more than ever. The inaugural cohort comprised a dynamic group of artists working across a variety of media—from oil painting and digital art to sculpture and design. Members of the 2021 cohort will be guided through their residencies by three renowned artists and Mentors- in-Residence, Hank Willis Thomas/ For Freedoms, Tourmaline, and Chella Man, who will occupy studios alongside the cohort, as well as lead a robust program of 24 workshops designed to further residents’ practices and professional development. The overarching goal of the 2021 Mentor-in-Residence program is to amplify diverse perspectives and foster artistic practices embedded in activism. The 2021 Selection Committee comprises a diverse and accomplished jury of six art world professionals who share a vested interest in elevating socially minded creative practices and art activism: the three mentors-in-residence, artists Hank Willis Thomas, Tourmaline, and Chella Man; Hall Rockefeller.
April 01, 2022
Film Director David Cronenberg
Guest host Stephen Wozniak talks to acclaimed film director David Cronenberg. Wesbite: www.stephenwozniakart.com Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stephenwozniakart/ Stephen Wozniak is a conceptual artist based in Los Angeles, California. His works have been exhibited in the Bradbury Art Museum, Cameron Art Museum, Leo Castelli Gallery at Brenau University, Cape Cod Museum of Art, Moses Lake Museum, Il Museo Colle del Duomo and Lincoln Center, among others. He and his work have been featured in such publications as Whitehot Magazine of Contemporary Art, Art of the Times and Artiholics Magazine. He is also an author on the arts and co-hosted the performing arts weekly series Center Stage on KXLU radio. Stephen was born in Dover, New Hampshire and raised in the Washington, D.C. area. He earned a B.F.A. from Maryland Institute College of Art, as well as attended Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland.
March 26, 2022
Virgil Abloh on Art and Fashion
Noah gives an update on Anna Delvey’s situation plus the late designer Virgil Abloh on art and fashion.
March 14, 2022
Anna Delvey (March 2022)
Anna Delvey joins Noah Becker from her ICE detention jail to have a discussion about the Netflix series “Inventing Anna” - based on her notorious life as NYC’s “fake heiress.” We discuss her future direction on the eve of appearing in “FREE ANNA DELVEY” a group art show in NYC opening March 17, 7pm at 176 Delancey st. Website: http://www.whitehotmagazine.com http://www.noahbeckerart.com
March 09, 2022
Maggi Hambling with Guest Host Wells Fray-Smith (2022)
Wells Fray-Smith, Assistant Curator: Special Projects at Whitechapel Gallery in London UK is Noah’s guest host for a conversation with legendary artist Maggi Hambling. This episode is brought to you by Whitehot Magazine and Marlborough Gallery.
February 21, 2022
Daniel Johnston: “I live My Broken Dreams” with Curator Robin K Williams
Noah talks to curator Robin K Williams about the exhibition Daniel Johnston: I Live My Broken Dreams, organized by The Contemporary Austin, Daniel Johnston: I Live My Broken Dreams is the first-ever museum survey of works by the visionary musician and visual artist Daniel Johnston (1961 – 2019). Best known for his music, Johnston was also an accomplished artist who exhibited his comic-inspired drawings during his lifetime. Yet, apart from his iconic “Hi, How Are You?” mural, painted in Austin in 1993, his abundant visual art remains little-known to most audiences. This exhibition will provide a rich presentation of Johnston’s work across disciplines, enabling visitors to explore the intricate connections between his prolific corpus of music and visual art. In addition to a selection of Johnston’s drawings and paintings, the presentation will include the artist’s home-recorded music and movies, as well as documentary footage of him rehearsing and performing. This exhibition is conceived by Heather Pesanti and Robin K. Williams and organized by Robin K. Williams in close collaboration with The Daniel Johnston Trust. The Daniel Johnston Trust is Dick Johnston, Executor; Lee Foster, Curatorial Advisor; and Donny Veloz, Administrative Manager.
January 26, 2022
LA gallerist Honor Fraser in Conversation with artist Claudia Hart
Intro by Whitehot’s guest host artist Jakob Dwight. A conversation between artist Claudia Hart and LA gallerist Honor Fraser. Claudia Hart was educated in art and architectural history in the late seventies and early eighties at NYU and Columbia University. This training was and remains formative to her late nineties digital art practice that first saw her exhibiting intermedia work for a dozen years in the NY downtown art scene. Hart then transferred her analog practice into the digital space and since then has always bridged these two worlds.
January 22, 2022
A talk with world famous painter Lisa Yuskavage.
January 04, 2022
A talk by internationally known contemporary artist Glenn Ligon.
January 04, 2022
Happy Holidays from Noah Becker’s Whitehot Magazine of Contemporary Art
Happy Holidays see you in 2022!
December 22, 2021
Ape Gang NFT
Noah talks to Ape Gang - a #1 NFT collection on Opensea with a huge 85,000 member Discord.
December 16, 2021
(Recorded December, 2021) Noah Becker talks to the great photographer, musician and philanthropist Julian Lennon.
December 15, 2021
Noah talks to NYC based photographer Sally Davies about her book “New Yorkers” and her NFT drop on Justin Aversano’s Quantum.art platform.
December 14, 2021
Jason Andrew, Manager at the Estate of Elizabeth Murray
Noah talks with Jason Andrew, an independent curator and producer, archivist and writer. He the founding partner at Artist Estate Studio, which manages the Estate of Elizabeth Murray among others. He first met Elizabeth Murray when she invited him to her studio for advice on organizing her studio archives. A decade later, he was asked to manage her Estate. Through research-heavy Instagram posts, edgy exhibitions, and provoking essays like how graffiti influenced Elizabeth Murray, he has re-introduced the artist to a new generation of artists, curators, and collectors. A prominent figure in the emerging Brooklyn art scene, he is the co-founder of Norte Maar whose mission is to promote collaborations among the visual, literary, and performing arts.
December 08, 2021
Noah talks with internationally known painter Janet Werner.
November 26, 2021
Announcement: Crypto Socialites Group Show in the Metaverse Curated by Noah Becker
Noah tells you how to attend his group show in the metaverse.
November 07, 2021
Art Doomscrolling on Instagram
Noah reads a bunch of comments on famous art Instagram feeds…
November 07, 2021
Krista Kim - Artist and NFT Creator
Noah talks to artist Krista Kim about her art, the Metaverse, Facebook and the concept decentralization.
October 29, 2021
A message from Noah Becker (Welcome to Season 3)
Noah says hello to the listeners.
October 27, 2021
NFT Artist Diana Sinclair
Noah talks with NFT artist Diana Sinclair about her projects and NFT life.
October 13, 2021
Mie Iwatsuki Muse and Model with High Fashion Photographer Frederic Auerbach
Noah talks to the great photographer Frederic Auerbach and model/muse Mie Iwatsuki
October 07, 2021
Lady Caroline Radish, AI and NFT artist
Noah talks to Lady Caroline Radish about AI and NFT art.
October 07, 2021
Mr. Doodle and Mrs. Doodle
Noah talks to Mr. Doodle who draws obsessive doodles and recently was auctioned at Sotheby’s. Mrs. Doodle, his wife and collaborator also joins us.
October 05, 2021
Art Toronto Director Mia Neilsen
Noah talks with Mia Neilsen, director of Art Toronto
September 30, 2021
All City NFT Graffiti Collectibles
Noah talks to All City, who runs an NFT graffiti collectibles company.
September 17, 2021
New York Graffiti Legend James Top
Noah talks to NYC graffiti Legend James top
September 16, 2021
Pop Mhan, Comic Book Artist for Marvel, DC, Lucasfilm, Mattel and an avid NFT Collector.
Noah talks to Pop Mhan who freelances as a professional comic book artist and collects Bored Ape Yacht Club NFTs.
September 15, 2021
Sam Trioli from NYC’s Launch F18 Gallery
Artist and art dealer Sam Trioli of Tribeca NYC’s Launch F18 gallery speaks to Noah.
September 08, 2021
Andy Warhol Labor Day Special
Noah introduces nearly 3 hours of Warhol audio for labor day.
September 06, 2021
The Velvet Underground
Noah introduces some sourced audio from an in-depth doc about The Velvet Underground.
September 05, 2021
Noah talks to Irish pop artist Irishnftgal about her NFT life and art career.
September 04, 2021
Alice Coltrane (1970)
Noah introduces an audio clip from 1970 of Alice Coltrane.
August 29, 2021
SuperRare Founders John Crain, Jonathan Perkins and Charles Crain
SuperRare the popular NFT platform announced $Rare Token and SuperRare Network. I wanted to find out more…
August 25, 2021
NYC’s Filo Sofi Arts Gallery’s Gabrielle Aruta and Private Art Dealer Kourosh Mahboubian
Noah Talks with NYC’s Filo Sofi Arts Gallery’s Gabrielle Aruta and private art dealer Kourosh Mahboubian aka Kapow and Gaboo, about Spring Break Art Show and other topics
August 23, 2021
George Condo Interview
Noah introduces found audio of painter George Condo.
August 15, 2021
John Lennon and Yoko Ono with Marshall McLuhan in 1969
Noah introduces found audio of Lennon, Ono and McLuhan in 1969
August 05, 2021
Gemini Rising and Vandal - Producers of the NFT Movie
Gemini Rising and Vandal are a mother/son team producing the NFT movie “I want my NFT” - featuring leaders in the space.
July 31, 2021
Judy Rifka, legendary NYC artist
Noah talks to NYC based artist Judy Rifka who along with Basquiat and Keith Haring founded the 1980s NYC downtown art scene and continues to be active to this day…
July 24, 2021
Lady PheOnix - NFT Curator and Visionary
Noah talks to prominent NFT space curator Lady PheOnix who recently organized a 1 million dollar sale at Christie’s
July 24, 2021
Pulpo Gallery owners Nico and Katherina Zeifang
Noah talks to the owners of Pulpo Gallery who represent Rulton Fyder and other prominent artists in their Bavaria based gallery.
July 23, 2021
NFT Artists Gisel Florez and Coldie
Noah talks to prominent NFT artists Gisel Florez and Coldie.
July 22, 2021
Kenny Schachter on NFTs, Jeff Koons, Beeple and Paul Thek
Noah speaks with Kenny Schachter about NFTs and a variety of other art world topics.
July 20, 2021
Rulton Fyder Returns and Responds to Ryder Ripps, Erotica Token and Kenny Schachter
Noah talks to mysterious artist and NFT collector Rulton Fyder who returns to the podcast to defend himself.
July 15, 2021
Ryder Ripps (part II) on Rulton Fyder, Kenny Schachter and Erotica Token
Noah has another conversation with the infamous digital artist Ryder Ripps.
July 14, 2021
Franklin Evans at Miles McEnery Gallery
Guest host Alexandra Goldman talks to Franklin Evans at his New York exhibition.
July 08, 2021
Milford Graves at Fridman Gallery
Noah talks to IIiya Fridman who gives us a tour of his gallery’s current solo exhibition by the late artist and musician Milford Graves.
June 22, 2021
Announcement: Whitehot and Accelerate Art to curate a museum show in the Meta-verse
A museum show in cryptovoxels opens July 7th with 30 artists.
June 13, 2021
Journalist and NFT artist Nimrod Kamer
Noah talks to Nimrod Kamer - a comedy writer, NFT artist and gonzo journalist based in London.
June 08, 2021
Ben Roy from Accelerate Art
Noah talks to Ben Roy about Accelerate Art and the meta-verse museum show being co-curated by Accelerate Art and Whitehot Magazine.
June 03, 2021
A$AP Rocky speaks on art and Noah Becker remembers Hudson from Feature Inc.
Noah recounts meeting up with Hudson the ground breaking late art dealer from NYC’s FEATURE Inc
June 02, 2021
Noah introduces audio from a talk given by renowned LA based artist Paul McCarthy.
June 01, 2021
Art Collector Pablo Fraile
Noah talks with art collector and art patron Pablo Fraile.
May 27, 2021
Richard Prince (1993)
Noah introduces some vintage audio of artist Richard Prince.
May 27, 2021
Salvador Dali (1971)
Noah introduces an audio segment with Salvador dolly.
May 25, 2021
Marjan Moghaddam - animator, digital artist and NFT artist.
Noah talks to Marjan Moghaddam, an award-winning, pioneering, digital artist/animator, who lives and works in NYC. She works primarily with 3d CG/animation for the screen, net, print, sculpture, installation, mixed reality, AR and VR. Her work has been widely exhibited at international museums, galleries and festivals s
May 22, 2021
Itzel Yard (@ix_shells). Highest Selling Female NFT Artist.
Noah talks to Itzel Yard aka @ix_shells whose NFT sold recently on Foundation for a record setting 2 million dollars (500 ETH)
May 21, 2021
Lindsay Howard - head of community at the NFT site Foundation
Lindsay Howard is an American curator, writer, and new media scholar based in New York City whose work explores how the internet is shaping art and culture. Howard is currently head of community at the NFT site Foundation.
May 20, 2021
Roger Ballen and Gabriele Tinti
Noah talks to South Africa based photographer Roger Ballen and writer Gabrielle Tinti about their new book “The Earth Will Come to Laugh and Feast” released on Powerhouse Books.
May 18, 2021
Case Simmons Talks Simco Drops NFT
Noah talks to LA artist Case Simmons who is collaborating with Stefan Simchowitz’s “Simco Drops” platform on an NFT project.
May 18, 2021
William S. Burroughs (1980)
Noah introduces audio of a reading by William S. Burroughs
May 16, 2021
Noah Becker’s art world message
Noah checks in with the audience and ponders the current state of art.
May 14, 2021
Alex Katz (2019)
Noah introduces audio from a talk given by Alex Katz at the National Gallery in DC.
May 11, 2021
Noah introduces audio from a talk given by Harmony Korine.
May 10, 2021
The 1960s London UK Art Scene
Noah introduces an interesting documentary about the art scene in London England in the 1960s.
May 08, 2021
Lou Reed 74’
Noah introduces a rare interview and performance with Velvet Underground frontman Lou Reed.
May 06, 2021
Patti Smith (1978)
Noah introduces a talk with Patti Smith on the Tom Snyder show in 1978.
May 04, 2021
Mike Kelley (1995)
Noah introduces vintage audio from a talk by Mike Kelley in 1995.
May 02, 2021
Jay Miriam and Maya Fuhr
Noah reads an interview from the April 2021 issue of Whitehot.
May 01, 2021
Ed Ruscha in Conversation (2020)
Noah introduces a presentation by the famous contemporary artist Ed Ruscha in conversation with Tate Modern director Frances Morris.
April 30, 2021
Frank Stella and Larry Poons
Noah introduces some vintage audio from a film about Frank Stella and Larry Poons.
April 28, 2021
Metakovan (owner of the most expensive NFT)
Noah introduces a clip of art collector Metakovan, owner of the most expensive NFT.
April 28, 2021
Claire Silver, NFT artist/collector/curator
Noah talks to Claire Silver - an AI collaborative artist, co-founder and lead curator of the metaverse-native art enterprise Accelerate Art, and a cryptopunk and NFT enthusiast. She collected her first NFT in 2017 and believes that NFTs are a new, global art movement.
April 25, 2021
Kerry James Marshall
Noah introduces a public talk by American master Kerry James Marshall.
April 24, 2021
Noah introduces a conversation with the great American artist Theaster Gates.
April 24, 2021
Roy Lichtenstein and Andy Warhol (USA Artists)
Noah introduces back to back interviews with two pop masters.
April 23, 2021
Noah talks to notorious artist Ryder Ripps.
April 21, 2021
David Bowie on Art
The legendary David Bowie talks about art and a variety of other subjects.
April 21, 2021
Noah talks to visual artist Jen Stark. Jen Stark’s art is driven by her interest in conceptualizing visual systems to simulate plant growth, evolution, infinity, fractals, mimetic topographies, and sacred geometries. Using available materials—paper, wood, metal, paint—Stark strives to make work that balances on a razor’s edge of optical seduction and perceptual engagement. The resulting works often resemble organic, molecular, cloud-like structures, and are imbued with kinetic, undulating effects that serve to dislocate the viewer from staid reality into an immersive ecosphere of echoing patterns and the implausible designs found in nature. Even her vivid colors are in direct conversation with the natural world; the attractant/repellent properties of flowers encouraging pollination or insects warning birds of their poisonous traits, and the luminous mystery of phosphorescent sea creatures are among Stark’s concerns.
April 20, 2021
John Baldessari Sings Sol Lewitt (1967)
Baldessari sings Sol LeWitt's thirty-five "Sentences on Conceptual Art" (1969), forcing LeWitt's text into the melodies of well-known tunes, including "The Star-Spangled Banner." In this case Baldessari splits language from written form, once again embracing a simple didactic structure that is contradicted from within.
April 20, 2021
Lee Krasner (1978)
Noah introduces a conversation between Lee Krasner and Barbara Lee Diamonstein from 1978. Lenore "Lee" Krasner (born Lena Krassner on October 27, 1908 – June 19, 1984) was an American abstract expressionist painter, with a strong speciality in collage, who was married to Jackson Pollock. Although there was much cross-pollination between their two styles, the relationship somewhat overshadowed her contribution for some time. Krasner’s training, influenced by George Bridgman and Hans Hofmann, was the more formalized, especially in the depiction of human anatomy, and this enriched Pollock’s more intuitive and unstructured output.
April 16, 2021
Lawrence Weiner (2014)
Noah introduces a conversation between Lawrence Weiner and Gilda Williams. Lawrence Weiner (born February 10, 1942) is an American conceptual artist. He is one of the central figures in the formation of conceptual art in the 1960s. His work often takes the form of typographic texts.
April 16, 2021
Noah Becker Talks About His Paintings with Kimberly Brooks and Shana Nys Dambrot
Noah was a guest on Kimbery Brooks’ Fireside Chat broadcast from Los Angeles. Other surprise guests join and discuss Noah’s paintings.
April 14, 2021
NFT Collector and artist Rulton Fyder (turn volume up due to voice concealing)
Noah talks with Rulton Fyder the mysterious NFT collector and artist with a secret identity. (Voice concealing device used during podcast)
April 13, 2021
Lucian Freud Interview
Noah introduces an interview with Lucian Freud in his studio.
April 13, 2021
New: Keith Haring Part 2
Noah introduces a Keith Haring documentary - Artist and Whitehot Magazine publisher Noah Becker and guests discuss contemporary art. Galleries and museums and all things visual art come together for this art world podcast by Whitehot Magazine of Contemporary Art. ARTISTS WE LIKE: Andy Warhol, Alice Neel, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Paul McCarthy, Keith Haring, Marina Abramovic, Takashi Murakami, Jeff Koons, Noah Becker, Roni Horn, Elizabeth Peyton and art dealers like David Zwirner, Larry Gagosian, Pace Gallery, Hauser & Wirth and many others... Visit www.whitehotmagazine.com @whitehotmagazine on Instagram @newyorkbecker on Instagram
April 12, 2021
Francis Bacon Interview (1966)
Noah’s thoughts on Francis Bacon and an interview with Bacon by David Sylvester.
April 11, 2021
Alice Neel Interview (1978)
Interview with the great American portraitist Alice Neel in 1978
April 10, 2021
Marcel Duchamp interview on Art and Dada (1956)
An interview with the Dada master Marcel Duchamp recorded in 1956. The interviewer is James Johnson Sweeney.
April 10, 2021
Keith Haring Interview (1983)
Here’s a good quality interview with the artist Keith Haring done in 1983.
April 09, 2021
Noah Becker on the 2021 art world
Noah talks about the art world in 2021.
April 07, 2021
Andy Warhol 1981
An interview with Andy Warhol from (1981)
March 26, 2021
Noah talks to Eric Shiner, former director of The Andy Warhol Museum and the current director of Pioneer Works in Red Hook Brooklyn.
March 19, 2021
Witches, Healers, and Oracles at Buckland’s Museum of Witchcraft and Magick
Noah reads a March 2021 review from Whitehot Magazine
March 18, 2021
Noah talks to notorious Los Angeles art dealer Patrick Painter.
March 17, 2021
Noah talks to internationally famous artist and writer Anthony Haden-Guest.
March 13, 2021
Donald Kuspit Reviews The Hole Gallery (read by Noah Becker)
Noah reads the review from Whitehot Magazine magazine written by Donald Kuspit.
March 06, 2021
Panel: NFT and the Digital Art Craze with Anne Spalter, Benton C Bainbridge, and Steve Sacks
Whitehot Tech Art specialist artist Jakob Dwight hosts a roundtable on NFT and digital art.
March 06, 2021
Noah Talks to Canadian artist Erik Volet about his painting and drawing practice.
March 05, 2021
Noah talks with Daniel Maidman is a master figurative artist. He has hundreds of thousands of followers on Instagram who are fans of his work and several books out on the subject of drawing.
March 04, 2021
Noah talks to California based painter Kimberly Brooks about the relationship between her painting style and art history. We also discuss her new book soon to be published on painting technique.
March 03, 2021
Noah talks to Canadian painter Jason McLean about his time in NYC, painting practice and other projects relating to his varied skills and interests.
March 03, 2021
NFT Explained by Justin Aversano and Jakob Dwight
Noah talks to NYC based artist Justin Aversano and North Carolina based artist Jakob Dwight about NFT art and crypto currency. Both artists are very knowledgeable in the field.
March 02, 2021
Noah talks to Kim Dorland whose painting practice reflects a fascination with the enigmatic Canadian landscape as it comes into contact with contemporary urban experience. The psychological atmosphere represented by Dorland is confrontational and hallucinatory, disrupting conventional ideas that the natural world is a place of solace and contemplation. Using a dense matrix of intense colours, delirious textures, and passionate painterly touch, Dorland brings a paradoxical sense of displacement in which the artist’s relationship with nature is simultaneously one of awe and fear. In parallel with this, fragments of contemporary urban life materialize themselves in the form of ghostly figures and graffiti remnants. It is through these dueling representations of the landscape that Kim Dorland has created a body of work endowed with an emotional charge whose potential far exceeds the formal confines of the canvas.
March 01, 2021
Welcome to Art World: Whitehot Magazine with Noah Becker
Noah talks about episodes on this podcast and gives some background on his guests.
February 27, 2021
Noah talks to Trevor Guthrie, a Zurich based, internationally know contemporary artist. Trevor makes large format charcoal drawings.
February 25, 2021
Paz de la Huerta
Noah talks with Paz de la Huerta, a Spanish-American actress and model. De la Huerta is notable for her roles in the films The Cider House Rules (1999), A Walk to Remember (2002), Choke (2008), Enter the Void (2009), Nurse 3D (2013), and as Lucy Danziger in the HBO drama series Boardwalk Empire.
February 24, 2021
Noah talks to famous Swiss artist Olaf Breuning at his Tribeca studio in NYC.
February 23, 2021
Noah talks to Mie Iwatsuki. From Jan. 2005 to present, MIE has modeled for master-painter, ALEX KATZ, who produced 10 portraits of her. One of the paintings was featured in ART & ANTIQUE Magazine in Jan. 2006. Another portrait of Mie was purchased by the family of the famous Romanian sculptor, Constantin Brancuci. Fashion theme portraits with Christie Turlington were featured in the exhibition, "FASHION'" in Jan. 2009 at Thaddaeus Ropac Gallery in Paris. The painting, "Homage to Utamaro" became the catalogue cover for Alex Katz's 40 year retrospective museum show which traveled the world in 2009. From 2010 to the present, MIE was photographed by the legendary photographer, Robert Frank. Two of his photographs of Mie were included in the exhibition, “MIE: A Portait by 35 Artists" in January, 2012 at Freight + Volume Gallery in NYC.
February 20, 2021
Noah talks to major NYC art collector Amy Phelan. She has over 500 works in her collection and many other important pieces of contemporary art. This episode was recorded in NYC a number of years ago.
February 20, 2021
Noah talks to NY artist Alfredo Martinez about the night his friend broke into Jean-Michael Basquiat’s Great Jones St. Studio.
February 19, 2021
Noah talks with legendary graffiti artist DELTA 2 was raised in the Spanish Harlem section of Manhattan and became involved in subway painting in the late 1970s. His early observations of IRT Kings such as LEE and BLADE drove him to create his own style. DELTA's subway painting career peaked from the early to mid 1980s. He became well known for his rapid takeovers of the 6 and 4 lines. During this time period DELTA also founded the crew Kings Arrive. During his career he teamed up with writers such as MACK, SWAN, JOEY TDS, SHARP, PART ONE and others. DELTA 2 also experienced success in the international art scene. Beginning in 1984 he painted in more conventional contexts. He participated in a Guillaume Gallozo graffiti art presentation for Valentino's 25th Anniversary in Rome, Italy and displayed and sold paintings throughout Europe. DELTA's current work features traditional aerosol paintings--such as his work at the 2005 NYC Graffiti Hall of Fame--and meticulously detailed line art illustrations and letter explorations. He also continues working on fine art and comercial comissions. More on DELTA 2 in the Future.
February 17, 2021
February 16, 2021
February 16, 2021
Noah talks to Magda Sawon - a contemporary art gallerist and art world figure who founded and owns New York's Postmasters Gallery (with her husband Tamas Banovich), a gallery for young and established contemporary artists, especially those working in new media, in the Tribeca neighborhood of New York City. The gallery is considered to be one of the "leading experimental galleries" in New York City.
February 15, 2021
Natalie White is a provocative and progressive feminist artist who explores her own identity through the lens of a camera, most notably with giant self-portrait Polaroids. In addition to being an artist, she is also a model and has served as the muse for over 25 different artists including Peter Beard, Spencer Tunick, Michael Dwek, Jan Frank, Olivier Zahm, Sean Lennon, and Will Cotton. This interview was done in Brooklyn Heights in March 2020, right at the beginning of Covid. Issa Saliander is the person with the European accent...
February 15, 2021
Shana Nys Dambrot
c, curator, and author based in Downtown LA. She is the Arts Editor for the L.A. Weekly, and a contributor to Flaunt, Art & Cake, Whitehot Magazine and Artillery. She studied Art History at Vassar College, writes book and catalog essays, curates and juries exhibitions, is a dedicated Instagram photographer and is the author of the experimental novella Zen Psychosis (2020, Griffith Moon). She speaks at galleries, schools, and cultural institutions nationally, and is a member of ArtTable and the LA Press Club, and sits on the Boards of Art Share-LA and the Venice Institute of Contemporary Art, the Advisory Council of Building Bridges Art Exchange, and the Brain Trust of Some Serious Business.
February 13, 2021
Larry Ossei-Mensah is a Ghanaian-American independent curator and cultural critic who has documented contemporary art happenings for various publications including Uptown and Whitewall Magazine. His writings have profiled some of the most dynamic visual artists working today—Derrick Adams, Mickalene Thomas, Kehinde Wiley, Lorna Simpson and street artist JR. As a curator, Ossei-Mensah uses contemporary art and culture as a vehicle to redefine how we see ourselves and the world around us. He has organized exhibitions at commercial and nonprofit galleries throughout New York City featuring a roster of critically acclaimed emerging and mid-career artists including Firelei Baez, ruby amanze, Hugo McCloud, Brendan Fernandes, and Derek Fordjour to name a few. Ossei-Mensah is also the Co-Founder of ARTNOIR, a global collective of culturalists who design multimodal experiences aimed to engage this generation’s dynamic and diverse creative class. ARTNOIR serves as a tangible extension of Ossei-Mensah’s curatorial vision of “bridging gaps.” ARTNOIR’s inaugural event was a conversation on art and gender justice featuring Wangechi Mutu, Julie Mehretu and Adrienne Edwards. He currently serves as Co-Chair on Russell Simmons’ RUSH Artist Advisory Board, the Guggenheim’s Young Collectors Council, MoMA’s Friends of Education and as juror for the 2016 PULSE Prize.
February 12, 2021
I met with Frank Stella the second time. The first time was at his studio but the following recording was at Marianne Boesky Gallery in Chelsea New York City.
February 10, 2021
Donald Kuspit was born and raised in New York, attended Stuyvesant High School, skipped 2 years, because he was chosen as a Ford Scholar then entered Columbia College when he was 16. T. W. Adorno was Kuspit’s mentor when Kuspit attended Goethe University in Frankfurt-am-Main. Kuspit was a member of the Dokumenta committee for 3 Dokumentas. Donald Kuspit’s doctorate in philosophy was on Alfred North Whitehead. Kuspit’s doctorate in art history was on Albrecht Durer. He was on the Policy Committee of the National Endowment for Arts for 2 years. Kuspit currently writes for Whitehot Magazine and other publications and continues to curate exhibitions and write books on contemporary art.
February 09, 2021
Kofi Fosu Forson
Here's my conversation with Ghanaian writer, poet and artist Kofi Fosu Forson. He talks about moving to New York City with his family, how he got involved in the art and poetry scene, his adventures along the way, to writing for Whitehot Magazine.
February 08, 2021
Painter Betty Tompkins discusses her history as a painter and history as a woman in the art world. We talk about her gallery and museum exhibitions and censorship issues with online platforms like Instagram.
February 05, 2021
David Henry Nobody Jr.
David Henry Nobody Jr. is a New York based artist working in what he calls “Resemblage” a form of art where he does things like pour ketchup on his body or create collages in real time. His Instagram is viral around the world.
February 02, 2021
Josh Harris (born c. 1960) is an American internet entrepreneur and artist. He was the founder of JupiterResearch and Pseudo.com, a live audio and video webcasting website founded in 1993.
February 02, 2021
Ruben Natal-San Miguel
I speak with photographer photographer Ruben Natal-San Miguel about his soaring career art photography and his museum exhibitions.
January 29, 2021
New York Romantic
Noah talks to New York Romantic who draws chalk hearts around NYC. He is a street artist with a solo show opening in NYC at Art of Our Century.
January 27, 2021