Art Uncovered - Do Not Sell At Any Price

Premiere DateAug 19, 2014
00:00 Do Not Sell At Any Price
01:53 Totally Bonkers
05:05 Chris King
09:12 Mythology
11:33 SCUBA diving for Paramount Records
16:31 Collecting vs. Curating
20:59 Modern Life is Rubbish
24:20 The Future
27:22 TIme and Place
34:13 Finish

In her new book Do Not Sell At Any Price: The Wild Obsessive Hunt for the World’ s Rarest 78rpm Records music writer Amanda Petrusich immerses herself in the culture of 78 collectors, and explores the histories of mythic blues artists that these collectors champion.

Recently I met with Amanda at her apartment in Brooklyn to talk her new book and what makes 78 collectors tick. We also discuss how collectors influence the ways we value art and what it’s like to go SCUBA diving for records in the Milwaukee river.


Intro Music: Blind Lemon Jefferson – See That My Grave Is Kept Clean
Outro Music: Memphis Jug Band – K.C. Moan
HOST Thomas
Thomas grew up in Northern California where he fell in love with music and photography while going to punk shows and shooting skate photos. He photography in college, which may or may not qualify him to host an…