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The Art History Babes

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Rank #14 in Visual Arts category

Arts
Society & Culture
Visual Arts
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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 art history facts minus the expletives. *Hot Takes: The Babes mix it up, chatting about topics outside the realm of art history

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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 art history facts minus the expletives. *Hot Takes: The Babes mix it up, chatting about topics outside the realm of art history

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571 Ratings
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Yaaasss!

By MrsViro - Oct 02 2019
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Such a great show and scratches my art history itch! Good work you all!

these babes are the best!

By Jtodek - Sep 19 2019
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Theses babes are the best. Raving, inteligent and esoteric, aka #life goals

iTunes Ratings

571 Ratings
Average Ratings
460
36
22
19
34

Yaaasss!

By MrsViro - Oct 02 2019
Read more
Such a great show and scratches my art history itch! Good work you all!

these babes are the best!

By Jtodek - Sep 19 2019
Read more
Theses babes are the best. Raving, inteligent and esoteric, aka #life goals

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The Art History Babes

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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 art history facts minus the expletives. *Hot Takes: The Babes mix it up, chatting about topics outside the realm of art history

Rank #1: Color Theory Part 1

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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.

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 Color Theory Part 2: https://www.arthistorybabes.com/episode-7-color-theory-part-ii

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Nov 17 2018

57mins

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Rank #2: Bad Boys of the Baroque

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Originally Released April 2016. Love them or hate them you can't deny the intrigue of bad boys. This week's episode discusses the artistic and personal dramas of three bad boys of the Baroque: Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, Gian Lorenzo Bernini, & Diego Velazquez.

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Jun 11 2018

1hr 7mins

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Rank #3: FRIDA

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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:

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Feb 26 2019

1hr 36mins

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Rank #4: Impressionism

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Originally Released February 16th, 2017

Developed 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 Cassatt

Censored episode available for download on our website.

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May 07 2018

1hr

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Rank #5: Weird Putti

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What's the difference between a putto, a cherub, and cupid? What does a masterpiece by Raphael have in common with the hit TV show Parks & Rec? Tune in as we discuss the origins and various manifestations of putti in visual culture.

Originally Released: June 13th, 2019, Censored version available on our website

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Aug 07 2019

44mins

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Rank #6: Ai Wei or the Highway

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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 Vlog:

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Related Episodes

Art History BB: Ai Weiwei's Sunflower Seeds

https://www.arthistorybabes.com/episode-97-art-history-bb-ai-weiweis-sunflower-seeds

Marcel, Marcel, I Love You Like Hell

https://www.arthistorybabes.com/episode-70-marcel-marcel-i-love-you-like-hell

Featured Artist: Zach Clark

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Aug 06 2018

1hr 20mins

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Rank #7: Cube Your Enthusiasm Part 1

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In the first of two episodes on Cubism, the Babes talk music festivals, Picasso, "primitivism", and take a trip into the fourth dimension *cue twilight zone theme*. Artists discussed: Pablo Picasso, Marcel Duchamp, Georges Braque, Diego Rivera. Originally Released August 22, 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

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Jun 18 2019

56mins

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Rank #8: Artemisia Gentileschi

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How have 20th century ideas shaped our conceptions of one of the most successful female artists of the Baroque period? Join the Babes as they discuss the work and life of Caravaggio's sole female follower, Artemisia Gentileschi. Originally Released August 4th, 2016. Check out this brilliant advice column written from the perspective of Artemisia: http://www.ask-a-badass.com/advice/2018/artemisia 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

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Jul 08 2019

49mins

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Rank #9: Abstract Expressionism

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Collective unconscious! Nihilism! The C.I.A.??? Abstract Expressionism is some heeeeeeavy business. Join the Babes as they unpack this celebrated art movement and examine works by Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko, Willem de Kooning, and Helen Frankenthaler. 

Magic color changing Art History Babes prints by featured artist, Faith Sponsler available at www.arthistorybabes.com/featured-artist/

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Nov 08 2017

1hr 43mins

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Rank #10: F*** Gauguin

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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.

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Feb 26 2018

1hr 23mins

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Rank #11: Salvador Dalí

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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.

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Mar 26 2017

1hr 33mins

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Rank #12: Hilma AF Klint

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Little known painter Hilma af Klint was a pioneer of abstraction, with an entire body of visually captivating work pre-dating that of Kandinsky. Also, she talked to ghosts. Tune in to learn all about the life of this mystical babe and why she may not be a household name. 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 Episode originally released September 17, 2017

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Apr 30 2019

56mins

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Rank #13: Jean-Michel Basquiat

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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 Babe's 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".

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Jul 18 2017

1hr 23mins

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Rank #14: Fabergé Eggs

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Original Release: April 13th, 2017

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

Censored Episode Available for download on our website

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Mar 23 2018

1hr 5mins

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Rank #15: Color Theory Part 2

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In the second installment of their two-parter on color theory, the Babes discuss the color experiments of Josef Albers, explore the connection between color and emotion, and get weepy about the tragic life of van Gogh.

Artists discussed: Josef Albers, Mark Rothko, Gerhard Richter, Eugene Delacroix, & Vincent van Gogh.

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Jul 23 2016

57mins

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Rank #16: Haunted Paintings

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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. Come to New York w us! https://www.likemindstravel.com/nyc-with-the-art-history-babes/ 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

Originally Released October 16th, 2017

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Oct 03 2019

54mins

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Rank #17: Paint It Black

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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

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Sep 26 2017

1hr 21mins

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Rank #18: Bring on the Bacchanal

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In the true spirit of Bacchus (god of wine), the Babes amp up their intoxication levels and discuss the joyful debauchery of bacchanalia, past and present.

Special Guest: Leo Silva

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Jul 05 2016

1hr 4mins

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Rank #19: Hieronymus Bosch

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Join the Babes for a lively discussion of ghost hunting, fraternities, the Da Vinci Code, and--somewhere in there-- Hieronymus Bosch. Did everybody's favorite 15th century weirdo have ergot poisoning??? We have no idea! Come to NYC w us! www.likemindstravel.com Check out our Patreon for 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

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Jul 27 2019

1hr 18mins

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Rank #20: Cube Your Enthusiasm Part 2

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In the second half of their discussion of Cubism, the Babes shine a spotlight on the lovely lady cubist, Blanche Lazzell and explore the relationship between Cubism & Italian Futurism. Plus book recommendations! Originally Released August 26, 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

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Jun 21 2019

48mins

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