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A podcast exploring the interesting ways art meets popular culture and non-traditional art topics... We look at what art history and visual culture can tell us about the world around us, and how our everyday interests make us excellent art critics. Hosted by Ferren Gipson.

A podcast exploring the interesting ways art meets popular culture and non-traditional art topics... We look at what art history and visual culture can tell us about the world around us, and how our everyday interests make us excellent art critics. Hosted by Ferren Gipson.

Location:

United Kingdom

Description:

A podcast exploring the interesting ways art meets popular culture and non-traditional art topics... We look at what art history and visual culture can tell us about the world around us, and how our everyday interests make us excellent art critics. Hosted by Ferren Gipson.

Twitter:

@artukdotorg

Language:

English

Contact:

020 7927 6255


Episodes

Art at the Olympics ft. Margaret Timmers – Episode 68

10/26/2020
Author and curator Margaret Timmers offers a brief history of art in the modern Olympics, from art events to poster designs.

Duration:00:14:06

The Art of Love ft. Kate Bryan – Episode 67

10/12/2020
Art historian and presenter Kate Bryan shares some of the artist's love stories from her book 'The Art of Love'.

Duration:00:21:43

The Artistry Behind Maps ft. Nick Millea – Episode 66

9/28/2020
Map Librarian Nick Millea discuss the history of map-making and the artists who have explored maps as a subject.

Duration:00:18:10

Poster Designs for the London Underground ft. Matt Brosnan – Episode 65

9/14/2020
Head Curator at the London Transport Museum Matt Brosnan takes us on a journey through the history of London Transport poster designs.

Duration:00:19:17

Art Good Enough to Eat ft. Tasha Marks – Episode 64

8/31/2020
Artist and food historian Tasha Marks discusses the history and symbolism of food in art.

Duration:00:16:10

1666 – A Year of Plague, Fire and War Told Through Art ft. Rebecca Rideal – Episode 63

8/17/2020
Historian Rebecca Rideal talks through artworks and illustrations to show explain how fires, plague and war made 1666 one of the most dramatic years in British history.

Duration:00:17:30

Psychoanalysing Art ft. Vanessa Sinclair – Episode 62

8/3/2020
Psychoanalyst Vanessa Sinclair explains how Freud and psychoanalysis inspired the art of the Surrealists.

Duration:00:16:40

Art and Advertising ft. Michele Bogart – Episode 61

7/20/2020
Michele Bogart discusses the relationship between artists and ad design since the late nineteenth century.

Duration:00:18:44

Soul of a Nation ft. Zoé Whitley – Episode 60

6/15/2020
We speak to Director of Chisenhale Gallery Zoé Whitley about her work co-curating the 'Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power' exhibition and art in the context of Black Lives Matter.

Duration:00:16:54

The Art of Twentieth-Century British Railway Posters ft. David Bownes – Episode 59

6/1/2020
We speak to David Bownes to learn about the history of British railway poster artists and how poster designs developed over the twentieth century.

Duration:00:18:31

An Introduction to Classical Mythology in Art ft. James Cahill – Episode 58

5/18/2020
Writer and classicist James Cahill gives an introduction to mythological themes in art.

Duration:00:20:17

Fashion from the Canvas to the Silver Screen ft. Raissa Bretaña – Episode 57

5/4/2020
Raissa Bretaña tells us how costume designers look to art history to inspire the fashions for films set across history.

Duration:00:16:17

The Beauty in Beasts ft. Giovanni Aloi – Episode 56

4/20/2020
We speak to Giovanni Aloi to discover why animals have inspired artists for thousands of years.

Duration:00:24:08

Presidential Portraits (Part 2) ft. Kim Sajet – Episode 55

4/6/2020
Director of the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C. Kim Sajet discusses the origins of the gallery and presidential portraits. (Part 2)

Duration:00:16:22

Presidential Portraits (Part 1) ft. Kim Sajet – Episode 54

3/23/2020
Director of the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C. Kim Sajet discusses the origins of the gallery and presidential portraits. (Part 1)

Duration:00:21:45

Demystifying Tarot Art ft. Rachel Pollack – Episode 53

3/9/2020
Tarot expert Rachel Pollack discusses the origins of tarot cards and how artists have engaged with tarot iconography since the 15th century.

Duration:00:18:43

How the Bank of England Design Banknotes ft. Sarah John, Jenni Adam and Debbie Marriott – Episode 52

2/24/2020
We took a trip to the Bank of England to find out about the new J. M. W. Turner £20 note and how money is designed. Guests include Chief Cashier Sarah John, Bank of England Museum Curator Jenni Adam, and banknote designer Debbie Marriott.

Duration:00:18:47

Reflecting 'Madness' in Art ft. Anna Jamieson – Episode 51

2/10/2020
We speak to Anna Jamieson about early representations of mental illness in art and how this has developed over the centuries.

Duration:00:23:24

The Art of Disney Animation ft. Charles Solomon – Episode 50

1/27/2020
Animation critic and historian Charles Solomon tells the story of early Disney cartoons and how fine art inspired the films we've come to love.

Duration:00:23:18

The Vagina Museum and Vulvas in Art ft. Sarah Creed – Episode 49

1/13/2020
We dive into the story of vaginas and vulvas in art with the help of Sarah Creed, curator of the newly-opened Vagina Museum in London.

Duration:00:25:39