Jan 24, 2019
During the mid-19th century, European academic art was all the rage. Subjects in painting came from mythology, history or the Bible, and the work's style was often tight, controlled and hyper-realistic. Then came Daumier, a Frenchman, who helped change the game for good. Join our hosts as they discuss...
Jan 22, 2019
Sigmund Freud, father of psychoanalysis and the dude we credit for trippy dreams and sexual fetishes, was also deeply influential to 20th century modern art movements. Join our hosts for this Freudian 101 session as they outline the intersection between his theories on sexuality and Surrealist art.
Jan 7, 2019
Alex, we'll take "Jeopardy Champion" for 800...who is Julia Collins! In 2014, Julia won 20 Jeopardy! games, becoming the second most winning contestant in the show's history. Julia is also an art history expert. Join our hosts in this playful episode as they quiz Jeopardy Julia on all things art, desperately trying to...
Dec 19, 2018
1960s street photographer Diane Arbus was deemed the "photographer of freaks" for her interest in people often seen as existing on the fringes of society. Join our hosts as they outline her most iconic images and disentangle whether her work is exploitative or sincere homage.
Dec 12, 2018
Robert Rauschenberg's conceptual work and assemblage art which he called Combines ushered an innovative wave for art in the intra-years between Abstract Expressionism and Pop. Join our hosts as they debate the merits of Rauschenberg's contributions.