Jul 5, 2023
Eugène Delacroix--innovative, creative, with a flare for drama--was a transformative figure in the art world during the 19th century. Bucking the traditionalism of more rigid French academic painting, Delacroix forged his own style, celebrating passion, the exotic and moments imbued with the utmost intensity. Join our...
Mar 15, 2021
The work of René Magritte's is so iconic that one of his apple paintings inspired Paul McCartney to name the Beatles' company Apple Corps., which, in turn, inspired Steve Jobs to name his burgeoning computer company, Apple. Join our hosts as they explore the conceptual brilliance and paradoxical mystery of Magritte.
Mar 8, 2021
NFTs, or non-fungible tokens, are in their relative infancy, but nevertheless taking the artworld by storm. Are these digital, object-less works a tech fad or do they indicate the expansive possibilities of what art can be? Join our hosts as they try to better understand this new frontier.
Mar 1, 2021
Across the art spectra, there is unfortunately a correlative connection between artists and addiction or addictive behavior. From Henri Toulouse-Lautrec, to Mark Rothko to Nan Goldin, some of the most insightful creatives have suffered from addictions that not only affected them personally, but also informed the...
Feb 22, 2021
Biography often plays an integral role in how any given artist is historicized; however, in the case of Yoko Ono, that biography hasn't done her much service. Credited with breaking up the Beatles, Ono's relationship with John Lennon has unfortunately eclipsed her prolific, provocative and profound career as a conceptual...