Not A Podcast Episode 11: Blood Sweat and Paint

“Judith Beheading Holofernes” by Artemisia Gentileschi, via Wikipedia In which we contrast Artemisia Gentileschi’s bloody “Judith Slaying Holofernes” with Sean’s bloody nose. (If you faint at the sound of blood, this episode might not be for you.) Download MP3 HQ Small One of the most fun names to say in art history: Artemisia Gentileschi Here’s […]

Not A Podcast Episode 10: Ferrrnaaando Boterrrro!

“Fernando Botero, Bird (1990)” by Andy Wright, via Wikipedia, CC-BY-2.0 In which we get completely stuffed, crammed to the gills, couldn’t possibly fit anymore, no dessert, well, maybe just a mint, it is wafer thin, why not – with the work of Fernando Botero. Download MP3 HQ Small References Masacre de Mejor Esquina – Google […]

Not A Podcast Episode 9: Correlation and Cajolery

“World’s Most Accurate Pie Chart” via Flickr, CC-BY-2.0 In which Sean’s foot correlates almost precisely with his mouth, no matter how much cajolery he dishes out. Download MP3 HQ Small Show Notes and Links A Look at Artists Who are Selling Well | Xanadu Gallery’s 2014 State of the Art Survey (reddotblog.com) Spurious Correlations finds […]

Not A Podcast Episode 8: Sweaty Blues

“Potion” by Steve Jurvetson, via Flickr, CC-BY-2.0 In which we learn how cyanide gives art the blues. Download MP3 HQ Small Show Notes Yes, Art has Practical Uses: Prussian Blue’s Place in the History of Cyanide Deborah Blum, The Poisoner’s Handbook – Book PBS Miniseries Some quotes from TBH: “Whether swallowed or inhaled, all members […]

Not A Podcast Episode 7: Just A Little Podcast

“Banana Extract” by JD Hancock Photos, via Flickr, CC-BY-2.0 In the second in our (completely unplanned) Curmudgeon Series, Pete beats up on tiny, defenseless works of art. Download MP3 HQ Small References Willard Wigan’s TED Talk Snopes Article Willard Wigan’s Website Fernan Federici’s Flickr Spectacular Microscopic Art Is Also World-Changing Science Things We Like Judy […]