Ben Zhu


Ben Zhu, the founder of Gallery Nucleus, talks to Giuseppe Castellano about being a child of immigrants; how a fortune cookie helped him get a job working on, Call of Duty; founding, managing, and franchising an art gallery; and why he thinks illustrators “deserve to be seen”.

As a bonus, he also teaches us how to hang artwork—the Gallery Nucleus Way.

Here are a few of the illustrators mentioned: Chris Appelhans, Ronald Kurniawan, Catia Chien, Jamie Zollars, James Jean, Rebecca Sugar, Pendleton Ward and Damien Hirst.

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Music for the podcast was created by Oatmello.