Art Is Not a Spectator Sport

art history for the masses

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 21m. Bisher sind 40 Folge(n) erschienen.

Ep 20: Indiana (Thomas Hart Benton’s Indiana Murals)

Why was Thomas Hart Benton's 1933 world's fair entry controversial? Find out!


 2020-01-15  27m

Ep 19: Dirty Money (Nan Goldin & the Opioid Epidemic)

What's Nan Goldin's activism all about? Check it out!


 2019-12-28  27m

Ep 18e: Flossin’ (Las Meninas)

How is Las Meninas an image of wealth, power, and labor?


 2019-10-07  20m

Ep 18d: King Sh*t (Las Meninas)

How can we see Las Meninas as a meditative tool for the king? Find out!


 2019-09-12  21m

Ep 18c: Status Symbol (Las Meninas)

Many scholars have come to believe that Velázquez was here addressing the status of painting itself, and by extension, his own status in Spanish society. “In fact, Apelles was a person of great amenity of manners,


 2019-08-19  20m

Ep 18b: The Puzzle (Las Meninas)

Talkin' about spatial organization in Velazquez's Las Meninas. Check it out!


 2019-05-01  27m

Ep 18a: Who? What! (Las Meninas)

The first in our five-part series on Velazquez's masterpiece. Check it out!


 2019-03-06  23m

Ep 17: She Bad (Coatlicue)

What's so badass about pre-Columbian goddess, Coatlicue? Check it out!


 2018-12-27  22m

Ep 16: Gospel (The Book of Kells)

Why did James Joyce call the Book of Kells "the most Irish thing we have?" Find out!


 2018-10-05  50m

Ep 15: Apeshit

Beyonce and Jay Z's Apeshit video, shot in the Louvre, dropped on June 16, 2018 and quickly set the internet on fire. What's all the buzz about? Find out!


 2018-07-20  56m