A Piece of Work
A Piece of Work
WNYC Studios
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Interesting topics but the swearing is totally unnecessary
Great topics and interviews but the swearing is kind of childish and unnecessary. Show should stand on its own two feet without resorting to swearing for emphasis or shock value. Also makes it so I can’t play it if kids or sensitive audiences are around. Would have given it 5 stars if i knew I could play it on speakers and it was safe for work. Good host, good comments, funny but like I said not safe for classrooms, kids, certain audiences.
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margofaz
The definition of overproduced
Too much "cool" music, patronizingly exaggerated vocal tones, chit-chat, background noise, narrative, and opinions; not enough substance, i.e. information and history.
Kalin2016
SOOO GOOOOOD
I found this during a search for more content created by Abbi because she is the goat. I knew I’d like it, but I loved it even more than I was expecting! There is something about her voice that makes listening to it so pleasant and easy. I also love art but it’s not my career, so I really enjoy hearing what Abbi and her guests’ think, and learning about some of the history behind the art or artists. I am so sad bc I found this during covid and doubt new episodes will be made soon. I will attempt to resist bingeing all of them, to stretch it out just a teeny bit longer 😌
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Alyssa 😺
More please!
This podcast was amazing!!!!! I want more!
katiehastoomanyplantsandcats
Come on back!
I would be thrilled if this podcast got picked up for another season. I mean... it’s never going to run out of content.
OkeyDokeyNeeto
Art Education for Dummies
I’m no expert when it comes to fine art but I have always enjoyed a good art museum and the experience one can gain from personal interpretations of art. Being a huge fan of Broad City, I was excited to try out this podcast. I was immediately addicted and I actually went through the entire series in one day of working from home. Abbi please give us another season!! I loved learning about rule-breaking, boundary-pushing artists I had never heard of and I’m dying to know more!
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MAGGIEMAY_93
Art n stuff! YES PLZ!
Abbi Jacobson mega fan so naturally I will love! Really geeking out to this entertaining run through of art culture. Keep it coming! The people love it!
Natty Rhodes
Don’t Interrupt
Abbi, the host, interrupts guests too much. Let them finish their sentences.
Media Curmudgeon
Insightful and hilarious!
I don’t ever write reviews but I just have to say that this podcast is one of my favorites. Abbi is charming as hell, introspective, and knows exactly how to talk to folks about what they’re passionate about. I have always appreciated art but she makes it so accessible and that’s really something that art needs in this time. PLEASE MAKE MORE!!
iHeza
Please write more! THE ART WORLD NEEDS ABBI!
As an art history nerd, and art educated scholar, this podcast has it all. Hoping there’s more in the future
010203liv
More
More episodes!!
expertnapperespanol
YAS! YAS!! YAS!!! MORE PLEASE!!!
This podcast is FANTASTIC!!! Very educational and entertaining, while still being totally accessible to anyone - definitely not just for art snobs! Love the interviews with curators, actors, musicians, writers and other artists, and with Abbi’s unmistakable and charming voice keeping everything upbeat and sometimes even laugh-our-loud funny. A must-hear for literally anyone. Can’t wait for the next season!!!!
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SMHuh3000
Relaxing and fun
Perfect for a Sunday morning.
ScrappyDee1988
Brilliant, fun, educational, thought-provoking
I love art, am an avocational artist, and have taken a lot of art courses. But I‘m 72. Abbie makes it a total delight to “catch up” with lots that has happened and is happening in the fast-expanding and changing world broadly referred to as art. I learn so much from her questions, her interviewees, her chosen topics—and why so many think her varying subjects of interest are not just art, but “good art” (my words.) Thank you Abbi!
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nanzpeace
Love it
Abbi Jacobson can do no wrong. She is approachable, hilarious, engaging, curious. She so adeptly invites her listeners to feel comfortable tackling conversations about sometimes obscure art. I love it!
lbeegs35
Best Podcast Ever
Smartest and most-fun listening experience. Educational, funny, interesting, mind-expanding. Perfect podcast length. More like this! Thank you.
maiya111
Yeah Abbi!!
Cheeky, fun, creative. Wish there was more!
kimberlyjrussell
LOVE IT
Yea Abbi! This was such a fun and inspiring listen. Thanks for sharing your love for art with us <3
Elizabeth Ervin
Needs more episodes
I am so grateful to have stumbled across this gem. Between her passion of subjects and the guests quirky additions, this podcast leaves me smiling every time! The downside to this podcast is that there are only 10 episodes!
mrsfletch4
Amazing
fun + learning about art
AEWC
Great content, Original concept
So playful and fun!! Please come out with a 2 season when you get the time. It was so enthralling and storytelling that was easy to turn around and reshape in life. Gonna relisten to all the episodes now!
lpmaher
Excellent and surprising!
I didn’t know what to expect from a podcast that was telling me about art that I wasn’t actually looking at in person! But these conversations are so fascinating and have given me really new perspectives on particular pieces and whole genres. I learned SO MUCH and find myself telling things I’ve learned here to my friends all the time. There’s nothing out there quite like this podcast. Recommend it so much!
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LJ7891
The Art Podcast I’ve been waiting for!!
What better podcast could there possibly be for a studio-binge! I’m an artist, and so fun to listen to curators, Abbi, & average people interpreting & experiencing art. Passion for the visual medium translated to audio. I can’t wait for more episodes.
Polly, Paint & Pencil Studio
Addicting!
Absolutely love! Abbi is amazing as always, and I really learned a lot from this podcast. Thank you for introducing me to so many incredible artists and pieces! Can’t wait to visit MoMA again.
Abi13888
Just Amazing
Abbi’s passion for art and meaning is infectious. I listened to all episodes in two days and I’m already planning some museum trips. Thank you for making this!
TomorowNvrKnows
Excellent Podcast
One of the best podcasts I have ever listened to! Very informative as well as fun and entertaining. Never a dull moment. Keeps a hold on your attention. I never tuned out once while listening. Abby Jacobson is perfect. I wish there were more episodes!
erin declue
Yes
Yes. Can you keep going?
ChrissyFromTheChi
Beautiful Podcast.
Love the concept, love the show, love the art. Talks about great arguments and good questions brought about to different types of art styles. 10/10
jxmes_mk
<3
I love you Abbo party of 2
lecroobz
Brilliant
Art history major here. Learned so much, laughed and got to stan on my fave celebs.
Axabrooklyn
Art podcast anyone can enjoy!
I don’t have much interest in art and probably haven’t been to a museum since maybe a high school field trip and even I can get into this! Abby you are so awesome for doing this podcast I am so impressed with it and you!
hello.its.lo
Great Podcast
Will be waiting for the second season.
Champ-nick
Abbi is amazeballs
LOVE. I can’t wait for our next trip to New York so we can check out all the amazing Art that was discussed. I want the Abbi experience!
KennaSupak
Love this! Want more!
Huge fan of this podcast. Would love for you to put out some more episodes! Looking forward to new recordings.
Kfed!
Fun funny curious and accessible
Great intro to art and at the same time, asks some deeply profound questions for the more advanced Art novitiate
jercc
Great Collab!
Love hearing Abbi talk about art with her interesting, funny, and approachable perspective.
Carlately
Grateful somebody is talking about the hard part about viewing art
I’m so grateful that someone is talking about the hard part about viewing art. As a practicing abstract artist I find myself edifying and defending modern art often. Great guests, wonderful eye into MOMA, and excellent commentary from the curators and practicing artists. I gave this 4 stars only because while her energy is infectious, Abby has a tendency to talk over whomever she is speaking with. Wish she gave her guests a bit more space to finish sharing their thoughts before she shared her own.
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DarlaChef
Funny and Informative
Great podcast that I hope they pick up again. The insights into modern art have vastly increase my appreciation for the forms.
Everything Is Geeky
❤️
So fascinating to hear from Abbi, her friends, and the MOMA curators. Made me think of modern art differently.
cpaik72
Wonderful
Helped me to appreciate modern art more than I ever had before
AnthonyDissen
Second season PLEASE
I stumbled upon this podcast recently, and after the first episode I fell in love with it. I’ve been a big of Abbi Jacobson since watching her on Broad City, BUT I haven’t been as big of a fan of art. This podcast, however, makes me appreciate how art can be accessible, dynamic, and simply fun. I hope this gets a second season!!!
Wizmaster188
Want more
When's the next season? Can't get enough of podcast about looking at art, especially this one.
Andrea Tosten
Whaaaat
Whaaaaaaaaat this is so great. It’s funny and thoughtful and casual and interesting. I have a flipping art history degree and I am PUMPED to hear about art in this way. I hope she goes to the Frick and the Met, like let’s hear about Impressionism and Pre-Raphaelites and dang, let’s hear more!
Norinja
Please do more!
I absolutely loved this series! I really hope Abbi and crew will do another series like this. I learned so much, and each time I go back and listen to the podcast, I pick up new details. Thank you so much for this experience!
ZeaEvergreen
Contemporary Art in Abbi's Capable Hands
I loved this series because Abbi is a phenomenal interpreter of modern art and a talented interviewer. I hope there's a second series.
MintyPants
Doesn't go deep enough
I love the idea of this podcast, but Abbi and co. barely scratch the surface, and it ends up being more about famous people being faux-profound than an actual deep dive into art history. P.S. if you need a suggestion for an art history podcast that's ongoing, The Lonely Palette really picks up where this one leaves off.
Faceupandsing
Surprisingly Fantastic
I like to visit museums, but have never been to Moma. I didn't think I'd be interested in modern art over classic pieces in the Met. I also never expected to listen to a podcast about art and be fully entertained. Abbi is hilarious and makes art interesting, even without being able to see the pieces she's discussing. Next time I visit NY, I'm going to Moma & PS1 for sure!!
Sandy Kay 1984
We need to thank Abbi for this!!
This podcast is sooo soooooo important, and Abbi should be thanked for making it. Abbi makes art very approachable, humorous and says things aloud that we've thought but couldn't say. I appreciate the intros to artist new and old who we should know about. I appreciate more that it's something modern/cultural that isn't just trash reality tv! And it's pretty amazing that she can describe art (many times a visual experience or other sense experience) over a podcast. And you can imagine it clearly! Thank you, Abbi!!
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Stealaparrot
Makes art accessible to all
Abbi is funny as well as inquisitive. She has a beautifully honest way of making art un-pretentious and approachable in this podcast. I highly recommend this podcast to anyone interested in art, regardless of any kind of art background.
101010101000101
Very entertaining and impressively real
Abbi really is such a cool gal. She asks questions. She dives deep and more importantly she explains the world of art for people who don't have a background but still find it interesting. Love this podcast so much!
LexyMadrid
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