Dialogues: The David Zwirner Podcast

In each episode of this show from David Zwirner, the gallery pairs artists and creative people to discuss art and their process for making things. Featuring major figures from the worlds of art, architecture, music, and beyond–Jeff Koons to Vija Celmins, Jeremy O. Harris to Hilton Als–in open-ended conversation.

Society & Culture
Visual Arts
Death of an Artist: The Ana Mendieta and Carl A...
A special preview of a new podcast miniseries, Death of an Artist, hosted by the curator and art historian Helen Molesworth, who will also be hosting new episodes of Dialogues, coming very, very soon.
11 min
Episode 48 | Rirkrit Tiravanija and Elizabeth P...
45 min
Episode 47 | Edwin Frank
30 min
Episode 46 | Jed Perl and Joshua Cohen
45 min
Episode 45 | Jerry Saltz and Ellie Rines
53 min
Episode 44 | Amy Sillman
35 min
Episode 43 | A Scientific Theory of the Art World
A fascinating conversation with Richard Prum, a leading thinker in evolutionary ornithology
43 min
Episode 42 | Amalia Ulman and Maggie Lee
A conversation with two exciting artists taking their multimedia practices onto the movie screen.
25 min
Episode 41 | Angela Davis and Hilton Als
47 min
Episode 40 | Luc Tuymans and Timothy Snyder
46 min
Episode 39 | David Byrne and Marcel Dzama
46 min
Episode 38 | What Does Figuration Smell Like?
24 min
Episode 37 | Lorraine O’Grady
54 min
Episode 36 | Kate Zambreno
32 min
Episode 35 | Simphiwe Ndzube and Zakes Mda
47 min
Episode 34 | Rachel Kushner
43 min
Episode 33 | The Queering of Ray Johnson feat. ...
57 min
Episode 32 | Beeple and Jordan Wolfson
When Mike Winkelmann, now widely known as the digital artist Beeple, sold an artwork at Christie’s for $69 million in March 2021, it shocked the art world
81 min
Episode 31 | The Bauhaus Episode
Nicholas Fox Weber is the author of iBauhaus
33 min
On Noah Davis: Revisited
A conversation that celebrates the life and work of the artist Noah Davis
50 min
Episode 30 | Olivia Laing
A conversation with Olivia Laing about art criticism that is deeply engaged with the lives of the artists.
31 min
Episode 29 | David Levi Strauss and Michael Tau...
Poet and writer David Levi Strauss and anthropologist Michael Taussig on whether seeing is believing
39 min
Episode 28 | Sofia Coppola and Rainer Judd
An intimate conversation between old friends who’ve leaned on each other creatively since they were teenagers.
37 min
Episode 27 | KAWS
The artist KAWS’s output has been both wide-ranging and radically democratic,
27 min
Episode 26 | Doon Arbus and Barbara Epler
Doon Arbus is the author of 'The Caretaker' and her editor Barbara Epler is the head of the publisher New Directions
30 min
Episode 25 | Njideka Akunyili Crosby and Tsitsi...
The artist Njideka Akunyili Crosby and the Booker Prize-nominated writer and filmmaker Tsitsi Dangarembga.
77 min
Episode 24 | R. Crumb and Art Spiegelman
Two icons of the comics world—and old friends—tell their cartoonist origin stories
29 min
Episode 23 | Patrick Staff and Julie Tolentino
A conversation between two dynamic artists and good friends, Patrick Staff and Julie Tolentino,
36 min
Episode 22 | To Venice and Rome
A conversation with the acclaimed poet and New Yorker writer Cynthia Zarin
26 min
Episode 21 | Diana Thater and Rachel Rose
Diana Thater and Rachel Rose discuss the rapid evolution of video art and its limitless possibilities
39 min
Episode 20 | Minimalism Today
A conversation with the art critic Kyle Chayka,
28 min
Episode 19 | Antwaun Sargent and Tyler Mitchell
Photographer Tyler Mitchell and critic/curator Antwaun Sargent on the new black vanguard
44 min
Episode 18 | On Noah Davis: Helen Molesworth, K...
A special episode dedicated to the late artist Noah Davis
50 min
Episode 17 | Mamma Andersson and Jockum Nordström
A conversation between the Swedish artist Karin “Mamma” Andersson and her husband the artist Jockum Nordström
46 min
Jeff Koons Redux
A rerun of the first episode of Dialogues with Jeff Koons and curator Luke Syson
29 min
Episode 16 | Doug Wheeler and Vija Celmins
Doug Wheeler and Vija Celmins revisit being artists in Venice Beach, California in the 1960s
28 min
Dialogues Trailer
Dialogues is a podcast from David Zwirner Gallery
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Episode 15 | Thom Browne and Michael Glover
Designer Thom Browne talks to writer Michael Glover about codpieces
34 min
Episode 14 | Eileen Myles and Flavin Judd
Poet Eileen Myles talks to curator Flavin Judd about Marfa past and present, a "mammoth" new novel, and Donald Judd's life and work.
33 min
Episode 13 | Oscar Murillo and Charles Henry Ro...
The artist Oscar Murillo and the editor Charles Henry Rowell
34 min
Episode 12 | The Yayoi Kusama Phenomenon
JiaJia Fei and Christian Luiten
22 min
Episode 11 | Chris Ofili and Emily Wilson
A live episode with artist Chris Ofili and classicist Emily Wilson
24 min
Episode 10 | Alex Da Corte and Charlie Fox
Artist Alex Da Corte, whose work features in the 2019 Venice Biennale, talks to writer Charlie Fox, author of This Young Monster.
45 min
Episode 9 | Jordan Wolfson and Jeremy O. Harris
In this premiere episode of season two of Dialogues, artist Jordan Wolfson talks to award-winning playwright—and his friend—Jeremy O. Harris, whose Slave Play debuts on Broadway this Fall.
72 min
Episode 8 | Hilton Als and Thelma Golden
In this episode of Dialogues: The David Zwirner Podcast, award-winning writer and curator Hilton Als is joined in conversation by Thelma Golden, Director and Chief Curator of The Studio Museum in Harlem.
29 min
Episode 7 | Nicholas Fox Weber and Paul Smith
The seventh episode of Dialogues: The David Zwirner Podcast features Nicholas Fox Weber, executive director of The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation, in conversation with fashion designer Paul Smith
32 min
Episode 6 | Jarrett Earnest and Peter Schjeldahl
The sixth episode of Dialogues: The David Zwirner Podcast features avid writer and conversationalist Jarrett Earnest in discussion with distinguished art critic Peter Schjeldahl.
26 min
Episode 5 | Marcel Dzama and Will Butler
The fifth episode of Dialogues: The David Zwirner Podcast features artist Marcel Dzama in conversation with musician, singer, and songwriter Will Butler
28 min
Episode 4 | Lisa Yuskavage and Tamara Jenkins
Painter Lisa Yuskavage is paired with screenwriter and film director Tamara Jenkins
31 min
Episode 3 | Stan Douglas and Jason Moran
Photographer Stan Douglas in conversation with composer and pianist Jason Moran.
25 min
Episode 2 | Rose Wylie and Russell Tovey
The artist Rose Wylie in conversation with actor Russell Tovey
28 min
Episode 1 | Jeff Koons and Luke Syson
Listen to the inaugural episode of Dialogues: The David Zwirner Podcast, featuring artist Jeff Koons and curator Luke Syson.
29 min