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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.

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Impressionism

Originally Released February 16th, 2017Developed on the precipice between realism and abstraction, Impressionism is often considered the first truly modern art movement. Join the Babes as they discuss the birth of this seminal style and dig up some dirt on the most important members of the French Impressionist circle.Artists discussed: Claude Monet, Edouard Manet, Edgar Degas, Berthe Morisot, Mary CassattCensored episode available for download on our website.Check out our Patreon for bonus episodes!www.arthistorybabes.comEmail: arthistorybabes@gmail.comInstagram: @arthistorybabespodcastTwitter: @arthistorybabesYouTube: The Art History Babes Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

1hr

7 May 2018

Rank #1

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Writing Anti-racist Histories with Blair Imani

Nat and Corrie speak with amazing historian, author, and activist, Blair Imani. Topics include being a historian in the 21st century, social media as a tool for education, and Blair’s two books: Modern HERstory: Stories of Women and Nonbinary People Rewriting History (2018) and Making Our Way Home: The Great Migration and The Black American Dream (2020). Do yourself a favor and visit Blair’s website and instagram for more entertainment and education, and check out her Patreon or send her some money via PayPal (blair@blairimani.com) to support her in fighting the good fight. :) Order The Honest Art Dictionary: https://www.arthistorybabes.com/get-our-book | Patreon: www.patreon.com/arthistorybabes | Website: www.arthistorybabes.com | Insta: @arthistorybabespodcast | Email: arthistorybabes@gmail.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

1hr 5mins

21 Aug 2020

Rank #2

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Vinny van Gogh

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/2Oh5KquRelated Episodes:Color Theory Part IIF*** GauguinLoving VincentArt History BB: Ukiyo-e Check out our Patreon for exclusive bonus episodes! : patreon.com/arthistorybabesFeatured Artist: Zach Clarkbit.ly/2IOn4x7 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

1hr 35mins

4 Oct 2018

Rank #3

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Art History BB: The Sublime

The Sublime - it's more than just an ska punk band from the 1990s. Join the Babes for an introduction to some basic ideas surrounding the densely philosophical concept of "the sublime" and how this heavy topic relates to art history. We wrote a book! Originally released February 2018 Order The Honest Art Dictionary: https://www.arthistorybabes.com/get-our-book Become a patron: www.patreon.com/arthistorybabes website: www.arthistorybabes.com Insta: @arthistorybabespodcast Tiktok: @arthistorybabes Email: arthistorybabes@gmail.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

19mins

31 Jan 2021

Rank #4

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Color Theory Part 1

Originally Released July 18, 2016In 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 Color Theory Part 2: https://www.arthistorybabes.com/episode-7-color-theory-part-ii Check out our Patreon for exclusive bonus episodes! : patreon.com/arthistorybabesYouTube: https://bit.ly/2Fq3wBP Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

57mins

18 Jul 2016

Rank #5

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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 podcastchoices.com/adchoices

1hr 33mins

26 Mar 2017

Rank #6

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F*** Gauguin

The time has finally arrived for the Babes to unleash on the most problematic of artists, Paul Gauguin. Please join us for some unabashed Gauguin bashing, as we highlight all the reasons he was literally the worst -- from his terrible treatment of Van Gogh, to his abandonment of his family, to his exploitation of young girls. Plus, we attempt to address the looming question of "What do we do with the art of bad people?".Warning: This episode contains discussion of domestic violence, sexual abuse, and exploitation.Check out Sudio headphones at www.sudio.comPromo code: BABESStart investing with Acorns. Get $5 when you use our link : www.acorns.com/invite/?code=F7FU9CCheck out our Patreon for exclusive bonus episodes!www.patreon.com/arthistorybabesWe got a blog! We got merch! We got newsletters!www.arthistorybabes.comInsta: @arthistorybabespodcastTwitter: @arthistorybabesEmail: arthistorybabes@gmail.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

1hr 25mins

26 Feb 2018

Rank #7

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Purple Mountains Majesty

Originally Released September 13th, 2016 Regal, majestic, & mysterious, the color purple has come to hold many associations over the years, many relating to power in one form or another. Join the Babes as they dive into the history of this captivating color and pay loving tribute to their favorite Prince of purple. AHB YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/c/TheArtHistoryBabes Check out our Patreon for bonus episodes: www.patreon.com/arthistorybabes Website: www.arthistorybabes.com Insta: @arthistorybabespodcast Twitter: @arthistorybabes Email: arthistorybabes@gmail.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

1hr 1min

14 May 2020

Rank #8

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Art History BB: Intro to Modernism

Nat and Corrie give a brief introduction to the behemoth that is Modernism. From the ridiculous trial of James McNeil Whistler to the philosophical merits of Abstract Expressionism, the Babes are here to help you feel a little less intimidated by modern art.  YouTube: https://bit.ly/2KARhkx  Check out our Patreon for bonus episodes: www.patreon.com/arthistorybabes  Website: www.arthistorybabes.com  Insta: @arthistorybabespodcast  Twitter: @arthistorybabes  Email: arthistorybabes@gmail.com  Cube Your Enthusiasm Part 1 & 2:https://www.arthistorybabes.com/episode-10-cube-your-enthusiasm-part-1https://www.arthistorybabes.com/episode-11-cube-your-enthusiasm-part-ii  Abstract Expressionism:https://www.arthistorybabes.com/episode-49-abstract-expressionism  Women of Abstract Expressionism:https://www.arthistorybabes.com/episode-76-women-of-abstract-expressionism-w-sartle  Elaine de Kooning:https://www.arthistorybabes.com/episode-75-art-history-bb-elaine-de-kooning Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

30mins

31 Dec 2018

Rank #9

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Devil, Satan, Lucifer, the Dev

Runnin’ with the devil! All four babes together talking about depictions of the dev throughout history. Epic poetry, sexy satan sculptures, contemporary Satanism and so much more! AHB YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/c/TheArtHistoryBabes Check out our Patreon for bonus episodes: www.patreon.com/arthistorybabes Website: www.arthistorybabes.com Insta: @arthistorybabespodcast Twitter: @arthistorybabes Email: arthistorybabes@gmail.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

1hr 37mins

2 Nov 2019

Rank #10

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Georgia O'Keeffe

Desert skulls, vagina flowers, and Alfred Stieglitz—The Art History Babes discuss the many fascinating layers to the artistic practice, philosophy, and partnerships of one of the most important female artists of the 20th century, Georgia O'Keeffe.Links: Spotify Playlist: https://open.spotify.com/user/079kzuevsmefba154lm5pwjbh/playlist/1zyGyQy9rdqWWsW2WzVOW8?si=qoSAo5T3QZ6wF2n28XEjiQ Autumn Work Weekend Vlog: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ArhGfsdbcGk 3 Books Creative Habits:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JPatZ8OIlFs YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/c/TheArtHistoryBabes Check out our Patreon for bonus episodes: www.patreon.com/arthistorybabes Website: www.arthistorybabes.com Insta: @arthistorybabespodcast Twitter: @arthistorybabes Email: arthistorybabes@gmail.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

1hr 2mins

9 Apr 2019

Rank #11

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Fabergé Eggs

Originating during a fascinating time in Russian history, Fabergé Eggs are now most commonly associated with excessive wealth and status. However, these delicately crafted creations were actually part of a deeply personal tradition. Join the Babes as they discuss Carl Fabergé and his many eggs of note. And, if you're looking for a new Easter tradition, Nat shares the rules of "Peep Wars". Special Guest: Sonya Originally Released: April 13th, 2017 Censored Episode Available for download on our website Check out our Patreon for exclusive bonus episodes! www.patreon.com/arthistorybabes www.arthistorybabes.com Youtube: https://bit.ly/2KARhkx Insta: @arthistorybabespodcast Twitter: @arthistorybabes Email: arthistorybabes@gmail.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

1hr 7mins

13 Apr 2017

Rank #12

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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. Originally Released December 21st, 2016. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

1hr 8mins

14 Dec 2019

Rank #13

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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: http://www.youtube.com/c/TheArtHistoryBabes Check out our Patreon for bonus episodes: www.patreon.com/arthistorybabes Website: www.arthistorybabes.com Insta: @arthistorybabespodcast Twitter: @arthistorybabes Email: arthistorybabes@gmail.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

1hr 3mins

28 Sep 2016

Rank #14

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Paint It Black

Death, despair, solemnity, infinity. Our associations with the color black illustrate humanity's complicated relationship with darkness. Follow the Art History Babes into the void as they discuss the role of black in everything from portraiture in the caves of Ancient Greece to the abstract paintings of Kazimir Malevich. Check out our Patreon for bonus episodes! www.patreon.com/arthistorybabes Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

1hr 21mins

26 Sep 2017

Rank #15

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FRIDA

Did Frida Kahlo consider herself a Surrealist? What actually happened during the fateful trolley accident that would plague her for the rest of her life? Was Diego Rivera woke af? All this and more in our extra long episode dedicated to the fiercely passionate art babe queen, Frida Kahlo. Originally Released September 20, 2016 3 Books: Frida Kahlo Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FgAOS_C6V6Y&t=3s Spotify Playlist: Frida Kahlo: YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/c/TheArtHistoryBabes Check out our Patreon for bonus episodes: www.patreon.com/arthistorybabes Website: www.arthistorybabes.com Insta: @arthistorybabespodcast Twitter: @arthistorybabes Email: arthistorybabes@gmail.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

1hr 38mins

20 Sep 2016

Rank #16

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AHB Classic: Jean-Michel Basquiat

Originally Released June 17th, 2017 Jean-Michel Basquiat's 1982 "Untitled" recently sold for $110.5 million dollars, making it the most expensive American work ever sold. In this episode the Babes highlight the life and work of this revolutionary Neo-expressionist, discuss what this sale means for the art market, and put the kibosh on the term "primitivism". Order The Honest Art Dictionary: https://www.arthistorybabes.com/get-our-book | Art Market video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZTWxVw4YeCc&t | Patreon: www.patreon.com/arthistorybabes | Website: www.arthistorybabes.com | Insta: @arthistorybabespodcast | Email: arthistorybabes@gmail.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

1hr 25mins

10 Aug 2020

Rank #17

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

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/2Oh5KquCheck out our Patreon for exclusive bonus episodes!www.patreon.com/arthistorybabesInsta: @arthistorybabespodcastTwitter: @arthistorybabesEmail: arthistorybabes@gmail.comYoutube: The Art History Babes - bit.ly/2KARhkx Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

36mins

17 Oct 2018

Rank #18

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Art History BB: Leo da Vinci

If you know nothing else about art, you know the name Leonardo da Vinci. He was responsible for masterpieces such as "Mona Lisa" and "The Last Supper", and now his name is attached to the highest selling work ever sold at auction, "Salvator Mundi". Join the Babes for the quick & dirty on the OG Renaissance man. Magic color changing Art History Babes prints by featured artist, Faith Sponsler available at www.arthistorybabes.com/featured-artist/ Check out our Patreon for exclusive bonus episodes! www.patreon.com/arthistorybabes We got a blog! We got merch! We got newsletters! www.arthistorybabes.com Insta: @arthistorybabespodcast Twitter: @arthistorybabes Email: arthistorybabes@gmail.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

17mins

19 Nov 2017

Rank #19