April 29 • 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. on WAAM • Ann Arbor
Our guest this week is Richard Fattorini, Director and Senior Specialist, Sotheby’s. Mr. Fattorini, who is returning to the
show, will highlight the upcoming auction, Travel, Atlases, Maps and Natural History, taking place in London May 9. Among the stunning array of items are 17th century atlases; early photographs of Palestine and Egypt; a major collection of fashion watercolors, 1809-28; two monumental wall maps of Asia by Joan Blaeu, 1659; even a silk robe worn by
Lawrence of Arabia.
More at: sothebys.com
April 22 • 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. on WAAM • Ann Arbor
Our guest is Dr. Pablo Alvarez, Outreach Library and Curator, Special Collections Library, the University of Michigan. Dr. Alvarez will highlight his exhibition, The Art and Science of Healing: From Antiquity to the Renaissance
, on view at the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology through April 30th
. Dr. Alvarez will share his insight into the history and artifacts of Western medicine – among them a papyrus from the second century A.D., and numerous groundbreaking books from c. 1300-1700. And don’t miss seeing this important and beautiful exhibition before it closes!
More at: lib.umich.edu
April 8 • 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. on WAAM • Ann Arbor
Join Ed as he welcomes back Frick Collection Senior Curator, Susan Grace Galassi, who will highlight the exhibition, Turner’s Modern and Ancient Ports: Passages Through Time, on view through May 14, 2017. English Romantic painter Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775-1851) is considered one of the most influential artists of the past two centuries. A master of atmosphere and color, Turner’s landscapes and coastal/river views — whether in oil, watercolor, or sketches — established a dramatic new paradigm in the depiction of nature, and of the art-minded public’s response to it.
More at: frick.org
April 1 • 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. on WAAM • Ann Arbor
Join Ed for an encore broadcast of his February interview with Jennifer Friess, Assistant Curator of Photography at the University of Michigan University of Art. Jennifer, a friend of the show who shared her insight into last year’s Catherine Opie-Elizabeth Taylor exhibition, will spotlight the fabulous The Aesthetic Movement in America: Artists of the Photo-Secession. What cultural and technological catalysts in pre-World War I America converged to produce these iconic images by Alfred Stieglitz, Edward Steichen, Paul Strand, Gertrude Kasebier, and others? We’ll find out from our distinguished guest!
More at: umma.umich.edu