The Art History Babes

~life is short, art is long~ Corrie, Nat, Ginny, & Jen discuss all things visual culture *Regular episodes: hanging out, talking about art - kind of like a college seminar and house party combined. *Art History Babe Briefs (Art History BBs) : quick art history facts minus the expletives. *Hot Takes: The Babes mix it up, chatting about topics outside the realm of established art history.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 55m. Bisher sind 210 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 7 days 22 hours 22 minutes


The Art of Boxing

Sports! Violence! Talking smack! As a prelude to the much anticipated Mayweather v. McGregor fight, the Babes discuss the Roman Colosseum, abstract expressionism via boxing gloves, the spectacle of violence, crowd mentality, and the artistry of MMA. Artists discussed: George Bellows, Ushio Shinohara, Meryl Streep Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


 2017-08-24  1h31m

Thesis Series: Gottfried Helnwein

Born at the end of WWII, Helnwein explores themes of second generation guilt and hate-based violence. In the final installment of our thesis series, Nat analyzes his post-war related works and discusses their importance & contemporary relevance. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


 2017-08-21  1h1m

Thesis Series: Craft & Morality

Do you ever wonder why you find that piece of handcrafted artisanal furniture so much more charming than the mass-produced IKEA version? In the third installment of our Thesis Series, Corrie discusses the intersection of craft production, politics, & moral "goodness". Plus Nat & Corrie discuss their all time fave artworks/genres! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


 2017-08-16  55m

Hot Takes: Eurobabes

The Art History Babes do Europe! Also known as the tale of Icarus, and how he flew too close to the sun. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


 2017-08-12  2h1m

Thesis Series: Cannibals & Codices

In the second installment of our Thesis Series, Jen discusses her research of Mesoamerican codices, the contemporary artist Enrique Chagoya, and the ultimate taboo -- human cannibalism *gasp*. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


 2017-08-02  43m

Thesis Series: Egyptomania

In the first episode of our Thesis Series, Ginny discusses European and American fascination with Ancient Egyptian art and culture. What led to this enduring interest in Ancient Egypt and when did it start? *Disclaimer: The story about the Met Museum's Temple of Dendur was told secondhand without additional research. If you have information about this story please email us at Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


 2017-07-28  50m

Hot Takes: Bullsh*t Episode

The Art History Babes get deep (and unexpectedly inspirational) with this one broh! How was LSD invented? What is a Tijuana Bible? What even IS Art History???? Learn oh so much about the Babes on this very special clusterf*ck of an episode. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


 2017-06-18  1h29m

Art History School

The Art History Babes are back and coming at you with advice for surviving and thriving in the wonderful world of Art History.


 2017-06-18  43m

Fabergé Eggs

Join the Babes and special guest Sonya as they discuss Carl Fabergé and his many eggs of note.


 2017-04-14  1h7m

Ancient Greek Monsters

If you've ever read Harry Potter or watched a Disney film, chances are you have encountered the influence of Ancient Greek monsters. These frightening mythical beings provide fascinating insight into human nature and our ancient past. Join the Babes as they discuss a whole myriad of these composite creatures including: Centaurs, the Chimera, the Sphinx, Medusa and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


 2017-04-09  1h35m