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. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 7 days 22 hours 22 minutes


Salvador Dalí

Was Salvador Dalí a fascist? Did he discover a 4th dimension? And most importantly, is Ginny his reincarnation? Discover all this and more as the AH babes examine the outrageous, imaginative, and hella controversial, Salvador Dalí! Plus a discussion about art and public policy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


 March 26, 2017  1h33m

Alchemy and Art

Gold! Hermeticism! Philosopher's Stone! Kabbalah Bracelets! Join the AH Babes as they enter the crazy cool world of Alchemy. Special Guest: Faith Sponsler Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


 January 30, 2017  1h3m

Getting Graphic

The AH Babes are delving into the world of comics! Join us as we discuss the important contributions made by some of our fave graphic novelists including Art Spiegelman, Neil Gaiman, Marjane Satrapi, & Alison Bechdel. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


 January 16, 2017  1h17m

holiday magic 2016

Grab a glass of egg nog and join us as we explore the wintery Nordic illustrations of Kay Nielsen, enjoy the pagan traditions of Saturnalia, and discuss some lesser-known folklore surrounding the holiday season.


 December 22, 2016  1h8m

Hot Takes: Election Feels

When you last left the AH Babes they were sharing their election anxieties. Now that the unthinkable has happened, we want to express our feelings and share ideas concerning what's next. Plus a visual analysis of TIME's controversial "Person of the Year" cover. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


 December 14, 2016  55m

Election Propaganda

Stressed out about the election?? Us too! Pour yourself a sizable glass of wine and join the Babes as they examine the role of visual art in various political elections around the world including Art for Obama, Mousavi's Green Movement, the revolutionary street art of Mexico, & some fun responses to the hot mess that is the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


 November 5, 2016  1h14m

Halloween Pt. 2 : Memento Mori

Nothing spookier than thinking about the inevitability of death! In the second episode of the Halloween season, the Babes examine reminders of death present in a wide range of art from Dutch vanitas symbolism to the sugar skulls of Dia de los Muertos to the formaldehyde-soaked works of Damien Hirst. Life is short, art is long friends.


 October 24, 2016  1h12m

Halloween Pt. 1 : "The Mezzotint"

To kickstart the spookiest time of year, the Babes share the hauntingly British tale of an eerie engraved print. Gather around the campfire and join us in a telling of M.R. James' "The Mezzotint" *cue evil laughter and ghostly wailings*. Special thanks to Leo Silva for spookifying our theme song! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


 October 13, 2016  56m

The Joy of Podcasting with Bob Ross

From his happy little trees to his pet squirrel, Peapod, Bob Ross filled the lives of millions with magic via your favorite public access art instruction program, The Joy of Painting. In this episode, the Babes take a trip down memory lane as they recall their favorite Bob Ross moments and discuss the life of this gentle, enchanting man. Be prepared for the waterworks, folks. Originally Released September 28th, 2016 AHB YouTube:


 September 28, 2016  1h3m


An extra long episode dedicated to the fiercely passionate art babe queen, Frida Kahlo.


 September 20, 2016  1h38m