Lectures, Interviews, Web Videos and Public Appearances


Episode 135 Conversations with Tyler. David Salle on the Experience of Art
November 3, 2021

The Brooklyn Rail, The New Social Environment (episode 415) Tree of Life: David Salle, Featuring Salle and Jason Rosenfeld
Tuesday, October 26, 2021 6 p.m. Eastern


Skarstedt. (2020). David Salle Under the Earth 


Louisiana Channel. (2019, December 3). David Salle on Marsden Hartley [Video]

  Gallery Talk: David Salle talks on Sistine Chapel works with Terrie Sultan, Parrish Art Museum
August 2nd 2019 6-7:30pm


Art Students League Artist Talk “How to See” with David Salle
Thursday October 25, 6:30-8:00pm
Art Students League: The Phyllis Harriman Mason Gallery


The Metropolitan Museum of Art, “David Salle on Marsden Hartley Towering Above Maine
Tuesday April 18, 2017. David Salle in conversation with Randall Griffey, co-curator of Marsden Hartley’s Maine.

New York State Writers Institute, “A Conversation with David Salle,”
Thursday March 23, 2017. Moderated by Joe Donahue. Located at the University of Albany Performing Arts Center, Albany, NY.

The Armory, “Artist Talk | David Salle | The Painting Life.”
March 4, 2017. Conversation with Joe Bradley, Alex Katz, Dana Schutz, Chris Martin. Moderated by David Salle.

University of Missouri, “Cockefair Chair Speakers Series- David Salle’s How to See: Looking, Talking, and Thinking About Art”
February 22, 2017. Pierson Auditorium, Kansas City, MO.

National Public Radio, KCUR 89.3 Kansas, “How to Look at Art,”
February 16, 2017. Hosted by Steve Kraske and Luke Martin.

Art Agency, Partners, In Other Words Podcast, “Episode 2: Uncovering the great art of the 2000s with David Salle and Alison Gingeras.”
Released February 21, 2017. Recorded 2/1/17. With Allan Schwartzman and Alison Gingeras. Moderated by Charlotte Burns.

How-To Academy, “An Evening with David Salle on How to See: Looking, Talking and Thinking about Art.”
Tuesday January 24, 2017. Located at Conway Hall, Red Lion Square, London.


PBS News Hour, “One painter on why understanding art is as simple as looking.”
Aired December 13, 2016.

Think Again- A Big Think Podcast, “David Salle (Artist)- The Enemy of Art.”
Released December 3, 2016.

Winnipeg Art Gallery, “Robert Enright and David Salle in Conversation.”
Thursday November 24, 2016. Hosted by WAG and Border Crossings.

Big Think, “David Salle: How To Be An Art Connoisseur? Look First, Think Later.”
Video Clip released November 14, 2016.

New York Public Library, “How to See With David Salle and Ben Lerner.”
Wednesday November 9, 2016. Located Celeste Auditorium, NYPL, New York, NY.

192 Books, “Anne Umland and David Salle discuss Francis Picabia.”
Tuesday November 8, 2016. Located at 192 Books, 192 Tenth Avenue, New York, NY.

Brooklyn Academy of Music, “BAM Unbound: David Salle”
Tuesday November 1, 2016. Co-presented by BAM and Greenlight Bookstore and Moderated by Lorin Stein, Editor of the Paris Review. Located at Peter Jay Sharp Building, Brooklyn, NY.
Contact studio for recording

WNYC, “The Leonard Lopate Show: Looking at Art from a Painter’s Perspective.”
Tuesday November 1, 2016. Radio appearance to discuss How to See: Looking, Talking, and Thinking about Art.

The Broad Museum, “Un-Private Collection: David Salle and Hilton Als.”
Thursday October 27, 2016. Located at The Oculus Hall at The Broad, Los Angeles, CA.

Free Library of Philadelphia, “David Salle | How to See: Looking, Talking, and Thinking about Art.”
Tuesday October 18, 2016. David Salle in conversation with Eileen Owens, Suzanne Andrée Curatorial Fellow in Prints, Drawings, and Photographs, Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Located at the Free Library of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA.

The Whitney Museum of American Art, “David Salle in conversation with Jane Panetta” How to See: Looking, Talking, and Thinking about Art.
October 4, 2016 Contact studio for recording

Skarstedt Gallery, “On the Occasion of Nice Weather, Hunter Braithwaite in Conversation with David Salle, Gary Stephan, Patricia Treib, Nicole Wittenberg.”
Wednesday April 13, 2016. Located at Skarstedt Gallery Chelsea, New York, NY.

Brooklyn Public Library, “The Review Panel with Svetlana Alpers, David Salle, Laurie Fendrich.”
Thursday March 8, 2016. Located at the Dweck Center, Brooklyn, NY.

Mitchell-Innes & Nash Gallery, “Panel Discussion on the occasion of Eddie Martinez: Salmon Eye.”
Tuesday February 23, 2016. With Lisa Fischman, Eddie Martinez, and Howie Chen. Located at Mitchell-Innes & Nash Gallery Chelsea, New York, NY.

Cooper Union. “Character in Art.”
Tuesday February 2, 2016. Located in The Frederick P. Rose Auditorium, at 41 Cooper Square, New York, NY.


The Metropolitan Museum of Art, “The Artist Project: David Salle on Marsden Hartley.”


The Jewish Museum, “Painting Beyond Belief 3.”
January 26, 2014. Developed alongside the exhibition Chagall: Love, War, and Exile


Who You Are Art for Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, “David Salle / Francis Picabia.”


ART New York No. 65, “David Salle: Sensitized Spaces” Excerpt.

Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami. “MOCA’s 15 Year Anniversary Celebration.”
Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami, Florida. Sponsored by Sotheby’s.

Tate Shots, “David Salle: Good Painting Has Immediate Impact.”
Published on June 7, 2012. Sponsored by Bloomberg.

ARTST TLK. “Pharrell Williams Interviews David Salle & KAWS”
Published on Nov 29, 2012. Ep. 2 on Reserve Channel.

Bad At Sports, “Episode 351: David Salle.” Podcast with Christopher Hudgens.
May 21, 2012.

WBEZ Chicago, “David Salle and Karole Armitage with Helen Molesworth in conjunction with exhibition This Will Have Been: Art, Love & Politics in the 1980s.”
March 2, 2012


New York Public Library, “Art and Literature: Deborah Lutz & David Salle, Pleasure Bound.”
March 1, 2011. Moderated by Arezoo Moseni.

The Glass House, “Conversations in Context: David Salle.”
October 13, 2011. Produced by National Trust for Historic Preservation. Interview by Hunter Palmer. Located at The Philip Johnson Glass House, New Canaan, CT.

Institute of Contemporary Art London, “Culture Now: David Salle: The As-if in Art.”
October 28, 2011.


American Federation of the Arts: ArtTalk, “David Salle.”
November 16, 2010. Located at Christie’s, 20 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY.


School of Visual Arts, “David Salle in Conversation with Karen Lang.”
Tuesday September 29, 2009. Presented by the BFA Fine Arts and BFA Visual & Critical Studies Departments.


Columbia University, “Art and The New Biology of the Mind.”
March 24, 2006. Moderated by David Freedberg with George Condo, Marina Abramovic, and Robert Irwin.
Located at the Italian Academy Building, New York, NY. Sponsored by the Louis T Blouin Foundation


Guggenheim Museum Salon Series hosted by Rachel and Jean-Pierre Lehmann,
Wednesday March 17, 1999, Lecture
Contact studio for text


WHYY Philadelphia, “David Salle on Search and Destroy.”
May 17, 1995 Fresh Air Hosted by Terry Gross

Audio from MOMA analyzing “Muscular Paper”
Contact studio for recording


Four on the Scene. Panel: Vito Acconci, Keith Haring, Jenny Holzer, David Salle.
In conjunction with the exhibition Content Hirshorn Museum
October 3, 1984 Contact studio for recording

ART New York No. 12, “Directions in Painting: Stella, Salle, Golub.”


University at Buffalo, Department of Art co-sponsored by Hallwalls Contemporary Art Center, “Jack Goldstein and current issues in contemporary art.”
November 17, 1978