Art and culture in the media #7

Martina Kral

Art for your ears: Podcasts, talks, stories and opinions about artworks, artists, epochs and the art market are increasingly flooding the market. We courageously reach into the big colorful pot and give 5 more tips for a depth with addictive potential. 

STÄDEL-MIXTAPE (only German): that's 1 work of art, 1 soundtrack and 2 music journalists who create the sophisticated podcast of the Frankfurt Art Museum in cooperation with the web radio ByteFM. Selected pieces of music, attractive stories, motifs and associations across genres and centuries mix vividly to create a catchy art-music picture.

SCHIRN-PODCASTS of the Frankfurt Kunsthalle is 15 minutes "art-to-the-ears" tidbits on the latest exhibitions, newest, socially relevant topics or image-related discussions. These audio pieces, which go far beyond the boundaries of art and culture, are captivating because of their wide-ranging content. 

AUSGESPROCHEN KUNST (only German) beckons to Vienna. In a charmingly Austrian tone, art historian and art dealer Alexander Giese talks with his father Herbert Giese and illustrious guests about the (current) art scene in Vienna, peppered with anecdotes, background stories and his own experiences in the art trade. 

STUDIOSUPPE is an interview podcast by and with Rica Rosa. She meets "loud people from the art world" as well as artists in their studios, talks to them in an uncomplicated and empathetic way about their art, their everyday life and about "what moves them and moves them forward". The exciting listening experiences, also with lesser-known artists, get under the skin and touch.

A BRUSH WITH is an English-language podcast by The Art Newspaper. The conversations between host Ben Luke and international artists are intense and highly informative. They talk about sources of inspiration and role models, working methods, techniques or simply about daily studio work, which even prominent artists have to deal with.