Art Is Not a Spectator Sport

art history for the masses

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 21m. Bisher sind 42 Folge(n) erschienen.

Ep 22a: You Must Learn (Bauhaus) We know a lot about what it was like to be a student there– there were parties every weekend, they had a Bauhaus band that would play, a lot of dancing. They had a festivals, monthly balls, huge feasts,


 2020-08-26  26m

Ep 21: Sicko Mode (Moretto's St. Rochs)

Masque of the Red Death online Hagiography of St. Roch in·ter·ces·sor/ ˈin(t)ərˌsesər/ noun a person who intervenes on behalf of another, especially by prayer. mon·strance /ˈmänstrəns/ noun (in the Roman Catholic Church) an open or transparent receptac...


 2020-04-20  54m

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