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By The Way: A Contemporary Art News Podcast

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By The Way: A Contemporary Art News Podcast is a by weekly podcast where two artist friends irreverently discuss news from the art world. The show is co-produced and co-hosted by Eric Wall and Ando, and is written by Eric Wall.Eric is an artist and art professional with nearly 20 years of experience… read more

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The Virtual Art World

July 25th, 2018


Daniel Birnbaum, Director of Moderna Museet in Stockholm leaves to join the virtual reality company Acute Art based in London. Eric and Ando discuss …

All About My Selfie (Rebroadcast)

July 22nd, 2018


It finally has come to Eric and Ando talking about Instagram. Take about 5 minutes to watch the video clip in the links below to get a better understanding of what we are discussing today.   Audiences are more …

Anish Kapoor Vs. The NRA

June 28th, 2018


Recently, the artist Anish Kapoor filed a lawsuit against the NRA over the use of one of his most famous work in a recruitment campaign. For our longtime listeners, I think you might find it Eric and Ando’s opinions on …

“52 & They Art All Against You”

June 9th, 2018


Back with a vengeance is By The Way with episode #13 “52 & They Art All Against You”.  On this episode listen to Eric Wall and Ando discuss what …

By The Way Mini-episode - Returned, Removed, and Yippee Ki Yay MotherFucker

May 8th, 2018


We follow up on a few stories in this By The Way Mini-episode titled Returned, Removed, and Yippee Ki Yay MotherFucker.  

 The first topic is a …

“Something is rotten in the state of Denmark”

April 24th, 2018


By The Way: A Contemporary Art News Podcast is back with episode #12 “Something is rotten in the state of Denmark”

Join Eric Wall and Ando again as they discuss the basis' of the lawsuit that accuses Jeff Koons and …

By The Way Mini-episode - Postmasters Gallery NYC

April 13th, 2018





On this Mini-episode of By The Way: A Contemporary Art News Podcast Eric talks about Postmasters Gallery NYC and their recent Patreon campaign strategy. He has his doubts, but what do you think? 

By The Way, also …

Los Angeles and Shrinkage In The Art Market with Guest Jenny Danielsson

April 3rd, 2018


By The Way, welcomes guest Jenny Danielsson from the Danielsson & Carlson podcast.

Jenny shares the news about the recent firing of Helen …

BTW Mini-episode #1 Announcement

March 16th, 2018


News from the art world does not stop when we are unable to bring it to you on By The Way: A Contemporary Art News Podcast. Many of the stories that …

Should Thomas Kinkade Paint Trump's National Portrait?

February 28th, 2018


It’s episode 10!

Barack and Michelle Obama’s National Portraits were revealed and the gossipy side of the internet was a buzz. On this episode, Ando and Eric discuss the good, the bad, and crazy surrounding these two …

What Do Bhutan, France, and Iran All Have In Common?

February 14th, 2018


Eric and Ando take a trip around the world in this episode. Iranian contemporary art gallerist is facing a jail time, corporal punishment, and …

Pussy, Drugs, and Jeff Koons

January 31st, 2018


Today Eric and Ando blaze through 4 topics. Pussy Riot seeks asylum in Sweden, and the Guggenheim offers Donald Trump a golden toilet by Maurizio …

So Baroque That You Have No Monet

January 17th, 2018


Is the Contemporary art world growing or shrinking? Are there more or less opportunities for artists today than in past decades? What is the future gallery model? In this episode Eric and Ando talk about the mega-art …

A da Vinci & the Flaming Bag of Dog Poop

December 13th, 2017


How could we not talk about this most recent Christie’s contemporary art auction? The record breaking painting "by" Leonardo da Vinci titled Salvator …

All About My Selfie

November 29th, 2017


It finally has come to Eric and Ando talking about Instagram. Take about 5 minutes to watch the video clip in the links below to get a better understanding of what we are discussing today.   Audiences are more …

Theater of the Protest

November 15th, 2017


Pressure from outside the art world, threats of violence, and an online petition nearing a million people have compelled the Solomon R. Guggenheim …


November 1st, 2017


Well dOCUMENTA happened to pop up again in the news for this episode. Ando actually heard about this story too!   One of the most prestigious art exhibitions, dOCUMENTA (15) is on the brink of bankruptcy. We try to …


October 18th, 2017


A bit of change up on this episode of By The Way, as Eric and Ando talk about Sam Durant’s sculpture titled Scaffold. Originally created by Sam …


October 4th, 2017


On the inaugural episode of By The Way Eric presents Ando with 2 news stories. The first story is about the craft store giant Hobby Lobby smuggling Middle Eastern artifacts into the US. In our second story we discuss …

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