Alex Baker on Australia and on being the new director of Fleisher-Ollman Gallery – a podcast on Artblog Radio
Libby and Roberta interview Alex Baker in this 15-minute podcast for Artblog Radio.

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Alex Baker enjoyed his four-year stay in Melbourne, Australia, where he was senior curator of contemporary art for the National Gallery of Victoria.  He’s back now, and as director of Fleisher-Ollman Gallery, he will have new challenges, like selling art.  Alex talks with us about his shows in Melbourne, with Harrell Fletcher and others.  He’s interested in working with art by mentally-disabled artists, so we’re guessing we will see that in the future at F-O Gallery.

Alex Baker at Fleisher Ollman Gallery. Behind him on the floor, a piece by Phil Frost

This episode is edited by Peter Crimmins. The music is by Eric Biondo. Thanks to the Knight Foundation for helping us get the ball rolling on this project. Thanks also to J-Lab‘s Enterprise Reporting Fund and William Penn Foundation for additional support and to our partner WHYY NewsWorks for their ongoing support. You can listen to Artblog Radio on Apple and Spotify.

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