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Four fresh Masters drink wine and discuss all things visual culture. *Regular episodes: Discussion and critical analysis of art historical topics fueled by alcohol. *Art History Babe Briefs (Art History BBs) : quick, to the point art history facts minus the expletives. *Hot Takes: The Babes mix it up, chatting about topics outside the realm of art history & making connections to visual culture. For more, visit www.arthistorybabes.com

Four fresh Masters drink wine and discuss all things visual culture. *Regular episodes: Discussion and critical analysis of art historical topics fueled by alcohol. *Art History Babe Briefs (Art History BBs) : quick, to the point art history facts minus the expletives. *Hot Takes: The Babes mix it up, chatting about topics outside the realm of art history & making connections to visual culture. For more, visit www.arthistorybabes.com
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Four fresh Masters drink wine and discuss all things visual culture. *Regular episodes: Discussion and critical analysis of art historical topics fueled by alcohol. *Art History Babe Briefs (Art History BBs) : quick, to the point art history facts minus the expletives. *Hot Takes: The Babes mix it up, chatting about topics outside the realm of art history & making connections to visual culture. For more, visit www.arthistorybabes.com

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English


Episodes

Color Theory Part 1

11/17/2018
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Originally Released July 18, 2016 In the first installment of a two-parter on color theory, the Art History Babes discuss the trippy nature of color perception and the enigmatic history of the color blue. www.arthistorybabes.com Check out our Patreon for exclusive bonus episodes! : patreon.com/arthistorybabes YouTube: https://bit.ly/2Fq3wBP Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:01:16

The Masterpiece with Fiona Davis

11/14/2018
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Historical fiction author, Fiona Davis, talks with Corrie and Nat about her latest novel The Masterpiece. Davis discusses what it took to write her first art-historical fiction novel and where she drew inspiration for the story. www.arthistorybabes.com Check out our Patreon for exclusive bonus episodes! : patreon.com/arthistorybabes The Masterpiece by Fiona Davis Fiona Davis' Website Other books by Fiona Davis: The Address The Dollhouse The Chelsea Girls Learn more about your ad...

Duration:00:31:18

Introducing: Imagined Life

11/7/2018
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Have you ever wondered what it would feel like to walk in the shoes of a legend and not even realize it? IMAGINED LIFE takes you there. Each episode guides listeners on an immersive journey through the surprising moments and challenges that shaped someone’s life before they were famous. Clues about your identity are dropped along the way, but only at the end will you learn who “you” are. Part mystery, part deeply immersive story, and part inspiration for how to weather life's unexpected...

Duration:00:50:15

Art and Murder (& Wine) Part 2

10/30/2018
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Happy Halloween! In part two of the 2018 Halloween special, Jen talks John Wayne Gacy, his creepy clown paintings, and the rise of murderabilia and Corrie recounts the horrific death mask murder that shook the 80s NYC art scene. Warning: this episode contains casual and explicit discussion of murder, violence, and sexual assault. It is not appropriate for children and may not be appropriate for all listeners. Please use your own discretion. www.arthistorybabes.com Check out our Patreon...

Duration:00:48:27

TEASER: Self-Destructing Banksy

10/29/2018
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You are listening to a preview of our most recent Patreon extra episode on Banksy's self-destructing painting. If you like what you hear, head over to our Patreon to listen to the whole episode plus the entire backlog of bonus episodes for as low as $1 a month. Earlier this month, Banksy shocked the art world with a self-destructing painting. Nat and Corrie hash out their complicated feelings and theories surrounding the painting sold for that sold for $1.4 million, and subsequently...

Duration:00:13:55

Art and Murder (& Wine) Part 1

10/26/2018
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It is the AHB's favorite time of year and that means it's time for another spooky episode! In part one of of a two parter on art and murder, the Babes discuss the violent, murderous exploits of Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio and recount the abusive behaviors and dramatic murder of Stanford White. Warning: this episode contains casual and explicit discussion of murder, violence, and sexual assault. It is not appropriate for children and may not be appropriate for all listeners. Please use...

Duration:01:11:36

Halloween Throwback: Haunted Paintings

10/25/2018
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Yo! Prepare to get spooked! Join the Art History Babes as they discuss the mythos surrounding four notable haunted paintings. Warning: listening to this podcast may induce nausea, levitation, mind control experiences (whatever that means), and demonic voices. Check out our Patreon for extra episodes: www.patreon.com/arthistorybabes www.arthistorybabes.com Originally Released October 16th, 2017 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:52:06

Halloween Throwback: "The Mezzotint"

10/22/2018
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We're keeping the spooky vibes rolling with a Halloween throwback! Join the AH Babes for M.R. James' tale of a haunted mezzotint. Plus a discussion of night club bathroom camaraderie and a medieval snail update! Looking for more spooks?? Head over to our Patreon for exclusive episodes! October's bonus episode is all about the book that haunted everyone's childhood dreams, "Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark". www.patreon.com/arthistorybabes www.arthistorybabes.com Originally Released...

Duration:00:55:48

Halloween Throwback: Memento Mori

10/19/2018
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A spooky favorite from the archives! There's nothing more frightening than thinking about the inevitability of death. 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 my friends. Check out our Patreon for extra episodes, include a spooky bonus - The Babes take a look at the haunting illustrations from "Scary Stories to Tell...

Duration:01:14:02

Art History BB: Botticelli's "The Birth of Venus"

10/17/2018
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In this Babe Brief, Corrie, Nat, & Jen discuss the life of Sandro Botticelli (aka Papa Botts) and examine the history and symbolism of "The Birth of Venus." "Caravaggio: A Light Before the Darkness" Kickstarter : kck.st/2Oh5Kqu Check out our Patreon for exclusive bonus episodes! www.patreon.com/arthistorybabes Insta: @arthistorybabespodcast Twitter: @arthistorybabes Email: arthistorybabes@gmail.com Youtube: The Art History Babes - bit.ly/2KARhkx Learn more about your ad choices....

Duration:00:36:10

Vinny van Gogh

10/4/2018
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Why was Van Gogh critical of Starry Night? Is it actually a painting of his hippocampus? Or a representation of some scientific phenomena? Join the Babes for a deep dive into the life of Vincent van Gogh. We talk his mental health, relationship with his brother Theo, the mystery surrounding his death and so much more. "Caravaggio: A Light Before the Darkness" Kickstarter: kck.st/2Oh5Kqu Related Episodes: Color Theory Part II F*** Gauguin Loving Vincent Art History BB: Ukiyo-e Check...

Duration:01:32:57

Introducing American Scandal

9/25/2018
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Since the founding of the United States, in every generation, in every field of business, politics, sports and society, we’ve watched in shock as corruption, deceit and desire bring down heroes, titans and those we thought we could trust. In the aftermath, we’re left with too many questions, how did this happen? Who is to blame? Subscribe to American Scandal today. www.wondery.fm/scandal Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:16:13

Lady Gaga with Ferren Gipson

9/21/2018
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Nat and Corrie are joined by the lovely Ferren Gipson of the Art Matters Podcast to talk about Pop Star Lady Gaga. The Babes also joined Ferren on an episode of Art Matters centered on RuPaul’s Drag Race. Topics include Gaga’s ties to the drag world, her use of art historical imagery and her connections to the art world. Ferren Gipson is an art historian, writer, and broadcaster. Art Matters is the podcast that brings together pop culture and art history. Check out the Drag Race...

Duration:01:18:59

EPISODE 100! Meme Fest: The Art of Memes

8/29/2018
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One hundred episodes! The Babes go on a journey through the land of memes. We talk the origin of memes, art history memes, astrology memes, memes and dada, memes as as art, and go down many a giggly meme rabbit hole. Dancing baby, double rainbow, sad Michael Jordan - no meme goes untouched. Arthistorybabes.com Check it out on Youtube Accounts mentioned: Tabloid Art History Not All Geminis Trashbag Astrology Classical Art Memes Hampster Dance Featured Artist: Zach...

Duration:01:26:28

Hot Takes: Conspiracy Theories w Paul Kreizenbeck

8/19/2018
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The Babes have a late night chat with friend and graphic designer Paul Kreizenbeck about a whole host of conspiracy theories including: Holocaust deniers, The Denver Airport, Paul McCartney is dead, The Mandela Effect, John Titor, MK Ultra, Simulation Theory, and Flat Earth Theory. Paul's business: http://paulkreizenbeck.com/ Related Episodes: George W. Bush: Sensitive Portraitist https://www.arthistorybabes.com/episode-60-george-w-bush-sensitive-portraitist Check out our Patreon for...

Duration:01:22:17

Art History BB: Machu Picchu

8/10/2018
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Nat & Corrie discuss the history and mystery surrounding the infamous marker of the Inca empire, Machu Picchu. Wanna see our faces? There's a video of this episode! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hdwh6nfUa5A&t=21s Summer Days Giveaway Vlog: youtu.be/8aUyAjomzXc Featured Artist: Zach Clark bit.ly/2IOn4x7 Check out our Patreon for exclusive bonus episodes! www.patreon.com/arthistorybabes Insta: @arthistorybabespodcast Twitter: @arthistorybabes Email:...

Duration:00:25:38

Ai Wei or the Highway

8/5/2018
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Originally released January 2, 2017 LEGO portraits, sunflower seeds, & the middle finger are just a few of the images that come to mind when thinking of contemporary artist and activist, Ai Weiwei. Join the Babes as they discuss his work, influences, political activism, & tumultuous relationship with the Chinese government. Censored version available: https://www.arthistorybabes.com/censored-episodes-1/2018/8/5/episode-22-ai-wei-or-the-highway-censored Check out our Summer Days...

Duration:01:19:29

Ai Wei or the Highway

8/5/2018
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Originally released January 2, 2017 LEGO portraits, sunflower seeds, & the middle finger are just a few of the images that come to mind when thinking of contemporary artist and activist, Ai Weiwei. Join the Babes as they discuss his work, influences, political activism, & tumultuous relationship with the Chinese government. Censored version available: https://www.arthistorybabes.com/censored-episodes-1/2018/8/5/episode-22-ai-wei-or-the-highway-censored Check out our Summer Days...

Duration:01:15:45

Art History BB: Ai Weiwei's Sunflower Seeds

8/3/2018
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All the babes get together to discuss Ai Weiwei's 2011 work, Sunflower Seeds. Find out how and why the artist filled a gallery in the Tate Modern with 1,000,000 tiny, porcelain sunflower seeds. Featured Artist: Zach Clark bit.ly/2IOn4x7 Related Episodes: Ai Wei or the Highway https://www.arthistorybabes.com/episode-22-ai-wei-or-the-highway Check out our Patreon for exclusive bonus episodes! www.patreon.com/arthistorybabes Insta: @arthistorybabespodcast Twitter:...

Duration:00:12:24

Ruth Rippon

8/1/2018
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Twice recorded is twice as nice? After losing, and re-recording the first half, we are pleased to finally be releasing our Ruth Rippon episode! Learn all about this prolific ceramicist and all-around amazing lady. Check out our Summer Days Giveaway Vlog: https://youtu.be/8aUyAjomzXc Featured Artist: Zach Clark bit.ly/2IOn4x7 Check out our Patreon for exclusive bonus episodes! www.patreon.com/arthistorybabes Insta: @arthistorybabespodcast Twitter: @arthistorybabes Email:...

Duration:00:46:29