No. 520: Mary Reid Kelley & Patrick Kelley; The National Monument Audit

Episode No. 520 of The Modern Art Notes Podcast features artists Mary Reid Kelley and Patrick Kelley, and historian Paul Farber.

New Kelleys are featured in two ongoing museum exhibitions.

The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston is presenting the Kelleys’ The Rape of Europa, a commission that engages the ISGM’s 1559-1562 Titian, Rape of Europa (which is on view in “Titian: Women, Myth and Power”). The Rape of Europa will be on view through January 2, 2022. Pieranna Cavalchini oversaw the project for the ISGM.

Nathaniel Silver, who curated the ISGM’s presentation of “Titian: Women, Myth and Power” was the first guest on Episode No. 514.

The Fabric Workshop and Museum in Philadelphia is showing “Mary Reid Kelley and Patrick Kelley: Blood Moon,” which features two new Kelley film works and an immersive installation. The project was curated by Alec Unkovic and remains on view through February 20, 2022.

On the second segment, Monument Lab director Paul M. Farber discusses Monument Lab’s National Monument Audit, which he co-directed with Laurie Allen and Sue Mobley. In addition to the project website, Monument Lab offers a free PDF of the audit.

Air date: October 21, 2021.

Still from Mary Reid Kelley and Patrick Kelley, The Rape of Europa, 2021.

Still from Mary Reid Kelley and Patrick Kelley, The Rape of Europa, 2021.

Still from Mary Reid Kelley and Patrick Kelley, The Rape of Europa, 2021.

Still from Mary Reid Kelley and Patrick Kelley, The Rape of Europa, 2021.

Still from Mary Reid Kelley and Patrick Kelley, The Rape of Europa, 2021.

Still from Mary Reid Kelley and Patrick Kelley, Blood Moon, 2021.

Still from Mary Reid Kelley and Patrick Kelley, Blood Moon, 2021.

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