Engaging, informative and open to everyone, Talk Art established itself as the must-listen cultural podcast in both the UK and the US, and it has now garnered 1.5 million downloads. With infectious enthusiasm, Russell and Robert have opened the doors to the art world and have welcomed people of all ages and backgrounds into the conversation.
Talk Art, the book, is a beautiful and accessible celebration of contemporary art and a guidebook to navigating and engaging with the art world. Informal and jargon-free, this book proves that art really is for everyone. With a wealth of knowledge, Talk Art will become the must-have book that art lovers return to again and again.
The book features highlights from interviews with: Tracey Emin, Rose Wylie, Helen Cammock, Jordan Casteel, Edward Enninful, Jerry Saltz, Elton John, Billy Porter, Grayson Perry, Michael Stipe, Lena Dunham, Rose McGowan, Ian McKellen, Deborah Frances-White, David Shrigley, Toyin Ojih Odutola and Michael Craig-Martin, among others.
• Art & Feminism
• Photojournalism as Art
• Art & Political Change
• How to Navigate the Art World
• How do I Create My Own Collection?
• Make Your Own Art
• Highlights from popular features of the podcast, including 'Art Heist' and 'Favourite Colour'
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About the Author
Robert Diament is the director of the Carl Freedman Gallery and Counter Editions (a company that produces prints and multiples by leading contemporary artists such as Tracey Emin, David Shrigley and Martin Creed). Before working in art, he was the lead singer of electropop band Temposhark. He lives in Margate, Kent, in the UK.
Table of Contents
Foreword Jerry Saltz 7
Welcome to talk ART 8
What does Contemporary Art Mean to Us? 12
Discovering Contemporary Art
1 Performance Art 24
Original artwork Katherine Bernhardt
2 Public Art 38
Original artwork Yinka Ilori
3 Photography 60
Original artwork Tt X AB-Teresa Farrell Alvaro Barrington
4 Art & Political Change 76
Original artwork Lenz Geerk
5 Art & Feminism 90
Original artwork Katherine Bradford
6 Art & Representation 104
Original artwork Jon Key
7 Sound Art 122
Original artwork Salman Toor
8 Ceramics 134
Original artwork Shawanda Corbett
9 Art in the Margins 150
Original artwork Ana Benaroya
10 Cartoon Art 162
Original artwork by KAWS
How to Get Involved in Contemporary Art
Where & How to See Art 178
How to Create your Own Collection 192
Advice for Budding Artists 204
What to Read 216
Picture Credits 221