Middlebrow - A Contemporary Art Podcast

Middlebrow - A Contemporary Art Podcast

Latest Episodes

#25 - Wolfgang Laib
May 11, 2023

Wolfgang Laib. German Artist. Medical Student, but then rebelled and went into the arts. Spiritual. Maybe wears Birkenstocks. Collects insane amount of pollen. Melts Beeswax by the sun. But do NOT invite him to be part of a Nature Show. He's a sweet,

#24 - Keith Haring
August 09, 2022

Keith Haring. Muralist and Painter. (You can also find his work on literally any product - usually at Urban Outfitters - which means it's probably illegal). He loves to meet people. He loves kids (but not in a creepy way!). He vibed with Dada. Crack is wa

#23 - Chris Burden (with Unibrow Curator Becky)
December 30, 2021

Good Times with Chris Burden. Known for his Performances, Installations and Sculptures.He crouches in lockers. Asks friends to shoot him and nail his hands to VW Bugs. Possibly throws bricks at things he doesn't like. Loves shooting guns and making peopl

#22 - Ai Weiwei
October 15, 2021

Ai Weiwei. Chinese conceptual artist. Activist. Dissenting badass. We recorded on his ALLEGED birthday. Smashes Urns. Middle finger to everything (not everyone). He designed a building for the Olympics -- but then he forgot about it! Loves Blackjack and p

#21 - Yayoi Kusama
April 27, 2021

Yayoi Kusama. Japanese artist. Dots, Pumpkins, Infinity Nets and Mirror Rooms. (Don't ask her why she paints her infinity nets though). She got ripped off by basically all famous artists. Aggressive and blatant. Smitten boys do anything for her. Kimonos a

#20 - Simone Leigh
February 06, 2021

Simone Leigh. Goddess and American artist. Mostly ceramic, bronze and raffia. Venice Biennale 2022! Zendaya. 4 Non Blondes and lots of submissive peeing.  Middlebrow is hosted by Olive Moya and Lindsey Schulz You can find images from this episo

#19 - Lorna Simpson
January 19, 2021

Lorna Simpson. LORNA! Photographer and Multi-media artist. Wigs. Creepers stalking people having sex in bathrooms. Film Noir. Blind Tom. Olive finally watches video art. Beautiful color palettes. Lindsey finds her soulmate. Glaciers and ice. Ebony magazin

#18 - Minisode - Jammie Holmes and Toyin Ojih Odutola
October 25, 2020

Minisode turned into MAXI-sode, so settle in! Olive's Artist: Jammie Holmes. Painter. Good at posing for photos in his Al Green chair. Memories. Family. Lindsey's Artist: Toyin Ojih Odutola. Painter. Perfect jawline. Storyteller. Best friends with Solange

#17 - Njideka Akunyili Crosby
September 30, 2020

Njideka Akunyili Crosby. Painter. Collager. Nigerian Born. Mark Bradford wants to be her best friend. Yale graduate (good choice). Actual Genius (with award to prove it). Her mother was a courageous badass. And most importantly, the nicest and funniest pe

#16 - James Turrell (with Unibrow Curator George)
June 15, 2020

James Turrell. Light and Space Artist. WWII Baby. CIA. Celestial event planner. Sandy Claus. Quaker. Pilot. Starbucks in his crater? Kanye loves him (and Kendall too).  James Turrell was chosen by our Unibrow Curator (and Lindsey's partner), George /