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Episode 1 - Tony Tasset
Episode 1 - Tony Tasset
March 28, 2020

In this episode of Phillip Barcio's Apocalypse Mixtape, Phillip welcomes Chicago based artist Tony Tasset. Tony's work was in the 2014 Whitney Biennial and is in the permanent collections of the Carnegie Museum of Art, the Baltimore Museum of Art, the Art Institute of Chicago, the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, the San Francisco Museum of Art, among others. He has received the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation Award and the Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation award, and his large-scale sculptures dot the landscape of many of America’s beloved public spaces, including the lot of Sony Pictures Studios in California and civic plazas in Chicago, Cleveland, Pittsburgh and Dallas. Tasset is an emeritus professor at University of Illinois-Chicago. He's represented by Kavi Gupta gallery.

Songs in this episode:

1. Mother, by Pink Floyd
2. Oh Death, by Ralph Stanley
3. Scream and Scream Again, by Wussy
4. Devil's Pie, by D'Angelo
5. High Water (for Charley Patton), by Bob Dylan
6. Glitter in their Eye's, by Patti Smith
7. Lesson No 1, by Glen Branca
8. Mississippi Goddamn, by Nina Simone
9. You Want it Darker, by Leonard Cohen
10. War Pigs, by Black Sabbath
11. Ask, by The Smiths