The Art History Babes

Four grad students drink wine and discuss all things visual culture.

Episode 31: Jean-Michel Basquiat

Episode 28: Fabergé Eggs

Episode 27: Ancient Greek Monsters

Sources:

Boddens-Hosang, F. J. E. and Carole d’Albiac. "Sphinx." Grove Art Online. Oxford Art Online. Oxford University Press, accessed April 6, 2017, http://www.oxfordartonline.com/subscriber/article/grove/art/T080560.

Cohen, Jeffrey Jerome. Monster Theory: Reading Culture. University of Minnesota Press, 1996.

Graves, Robert. The Greek Myths, Baltimore: Penguin, 1955.

J.E. Robson, “Bestiality and Bestial Rape in Greek Myth.” In In Rape in Antiquity, edited by Susan Deacy and Karen Pierce, London: Duckworth in Association with the Classical Press of Wales, 1997.

Lestel, Dominique. "Why Are We So Fond of Monsters?" Comparative Critical Studies 9, no. 3 (2012): 259-69.

Low Schmitt, Marilyn. "Bellerophon and the Chimaera in Archaic Greek Art" American Journal of Archaeology 70.4 (October 1966), pp. 341–347.

Padgett, Michael J. The Centaur’s Smile: The Human Animal in Early Greek Art. Yale University Press New Haven and London, 2004.

Rabel, Robert J. 1948-. "The harpies in the Aeneid." Classical Journal 80, (April 1985): 317-325. Art & Architecture Source, EBSCOhost (accessed April 6, 2017).

Rose, Carol. Giants, Monsters, and Dragns: An Encyclopedia of Folklore, Legend, and Myth. New York, New York: W. W. Norton & Company, Inc, 2001.

Scobie, Alex. "The Origins of 'Centaurs'" Folklore 89.2 (1978:142–147); Scobie quotes Martin P. Nillson, Geschichte der griechischen Religion, 1955, "Die Etymologie und die Deutung der Ursprungs sind unsicher und mögen auf sich beruhen".

Smith, Cecil. "Harpies in Greek Art." The Journal of Hellenic Studies 13 (1892): 103-14. doi:10.2307/623895.

Ussher, Jane.  Managing the Monstrous Feminine: Regulating the Reproductive Body.  London: Routledge, 2006.

Wilk, Stephan R. Medusa: Solving the Mystery of the Gorgon. Oxford University Press, 2000.

Links:

http://www.theoi.com/Georgikos/KentauroiThessalioi.html

 

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Episode 26: Salvador Dalí

Episode 25: Impressionism

Sources:

Newall, Diana. The Impressionists: Art in Detail. Sterling, 2008.

Weidemann, Christiane, Paul Aston, Petra Larass, and Melanie Klier. 50 women artists you should know. Munich: Prestel, 2010.

Links:

https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/becoming-modern/avant-garde-france/impressionism/v/mary-cassatt-in-the-loge-1878-- 

http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/imml/hd_imml.htm

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Episode 24: Art & Alchemy

Sources:

Battistini, Matilde. Astrology, Magic, and Alchemy in Art. Getty Publications, 2007.

Hyman, James. “Anselm Kiefer as Printmaker — II: Alchemy and the Woodcut, 1993-1999.” Print Quarterly, vol. 17, no. 1, 2000, pp. 26–42

Principe, Lawrence. The Secrets of Alchemy. Chicago: U of Chicago, 2013. 

Roob, Alexander. Alchemy & mysticism: the hermetic museum. Köln: Taschen, 1997. 

Wamberg, Jacob. Art & Alchemy. Copenhagen: Museum Tusculanum, 2006. 

Links: 

http://www.faithsponsler.com/

 

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Episode 23: Getting Graphic

Sources:

Bechdel, Alison. Fun home: a family tragicomic. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2006.

Bechdel, Alison. Are You My Mother?: A Comic Drama. Mariner Books, 2012.

Hatfield, Charles. Alternative Comics: An Emerging Literature. University Press of Mississippi, 2005. 

McCloud, Scott. Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art. New York: Paradox Press/DC, 1999. 

Satrapi, Marjane. Persepolis. 1st American ed. New York: Pantheon Books, 2003.

Satrapi, Marjane. Embroideries. 1st American ed. New York: Pantheon Books, 2005.

Spiegelman, Art. Maus: A Survivor’s Tale. I. My Father Bleeds History. New York: Pantheon Books, 1993.

Spiegelman, Art. Maus: A Survivor’s Tale. II. And Here My Troubles Began. New York: Pantheon Books, 1993. 

Witek, Joseph. Comic Books as History: The Narrative Art of Jack Jackson, Art Spiegelman, and Harvey Pekar. University Press of Mississippi, 1989.

Links:

http://dykestowatchoutfor.com

http://records.viu.ca/~johnstoi/introser/maus.htm

http://www.npr.org/2011/10/05/141085597/spiegelmans-metamaus-the-secrets-behind-maus?singlePage=true

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Episode 22: Ai Wei or the Highway

Episode 21: Holiday Magic

Sources:

Alexandra, Zawadil (6 December 2006). "Santa's evil sidekick? Who knew?". Reuters

Asbjørnsen, Peter Christen, Jørgen Engebretsen Moe, illustrated by Kay Rasmus Nielsen. East of the sun and west of the moon. Edited by Noel Daniel, Taschen, 2015. 

Basu, Tanya (December 19, 2013) "Who is Krampus?" National Geographic Magazine

Crimmins, Peter (10 December 2011). "Horror for the Holidays: Meet the Anti-Santa". National Public Radio.

John F. Miller, "Roman Festivals," in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome (Oxford University Press, 2010) p. 172.

Links:

43 Interesting Vintage Snapshots Captured Middle-Aged Women Posing Next To Christmas Trees from the 1950s-60s

http://www.slate.com/articles/life/holidays/2014/12/celebrate_la_befana_at_christmas_the_holidays_need_a_wine_drinking_witch.html

http://hyperallergic.com/246775/the-dark-enchanted-worlds-of-illustrator-kay-nielsen/

http://50watts.com/Golden-Age-Illustrator-Kay-Nielsen

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8xXkB-ncF2g

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SLCuL-K39eQ

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Episode 19: Election Propaganda

Episode 18: Halloween Pt. 2 Memento Mori

Sources:

Ades, Dawn. Art in Latin America: The Modern Era. New Haven, Yale University Press. 1989.

Catlin, Stanton. Art of Latin America Since Independence. New Haven, Yale University Press. 1966.

Gallagher, Ann ed. Damien Hirst. London, Tate Publishing. 2012.

Hirst, Damien and Gordon Burn. On the Way to Work. New York, Universe Publishing. 2001.

Rothenstein, Julian. Posada: Messenger of Mortality. NY, Moyer Ltd. 1989.

"The Day of the Dead, Halloween, and the Quest for Mexican National Identity". Journal of American Folklore 442 (1998): 359–80.

Links:

https://www.nga.gov/kids/DTP6stillife.pdf 

http://www.tate.org.uk/learn/online-resources/glossary/m/memento-mori 

https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/renaissance-reformation/northern/holbein/v/hans-holbein-the-younger-the-ambassadors-1533 

http://www.nga.gov/content/ngaweb/Collection/art-object-page.41645.html 

http://www.damienhirst.com

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Episode 16: The Joy of Podcasting with Bob Ross

EPISODE 15: FRIDA

SOURCES

Chadwick, Whitney. Women, Art, and Society. 4th ed. New York, NY: Thames and Hudson, 2007.

Herrera, Hayden. Frida: A Biography of Frida Kahlo. New York, NY: Harper & Row, Publishers, Inc., 1983.

Mahon, Alyce. "The Lost Secret: Frida Kahlo and Surrealist Imagery". Journal of Surrealism and the Americas (5:1-2, 2011) pg 33-54.

Udall, Sharyn R. "Frida Kahlo's Mexican Body: History, Identity, and Artistic Aspiration." Woman's Art Journal 24.2 (Autumn 2003-Winter 2004).

LINKS

PBS Documentary - The Life & Times of Frida Kahlo

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Loos, Adolf. Ornament and Crime: Selected Essays. Ariadne Press (1998).

"The Do's and Don't of Cultural Appropriation" - http://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2015/10/the-dos-and-donts-of-cultural-appropriation/411292/

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Episode 14: Purple Mountains Majesty

EPISODE 13: Architecture and Power Part 2

SOURCES

Painter, Borden W. Mussolini's Rome: Rebuilding the Eternal City. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2005. 

Galindo, Carmen; Magdelena Galindo (2002). Mexico City Historic Center. Mexico City: Ediciones Nueva Guia

Jose Rogelio Alvarez, ed. (1993). "Palacio Nacional". Enciclopedia de Mexico10. Mexico City: Encyclopædia Britannica. pp. 6141–2

LINKS

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qkrsM5Pul34

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n1zqYyFuyEI

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EPISODE 12: Architecture and Power Part 1

SOURCES

Kleiner, Fred S. Gardner's Art Through the Ages: Western Perspective. Cengage Learning; 14 edition, 2013. 

Botton, Alain De. The Architecture of Happiness. New York: Pantheon Books, 2006.

LINKS

http://www.biography.com/people/le-corbusier-9376609#the-radiant-city

https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/art-1010/architecture-20c/a/corbusier-savoye

http://bidoun.org/articles/le-corbusier-s-algerian-fantasy

History of Art in Three Colours-White:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qkrsM5Pul34

Virtual Tour of Villa Savoye:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=75YxdWR-M0k

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EPISODE 11: Cube Your Enthusiasm Part 2

SOURCES

Antliff, Mark and Patricia Leighten. Cubism and Culture. Thames & Hudson, 2001.

Stern Shapiro, Barbara. From Paris to Provincetown: Blanche Lazzell and the Color Woodcut, MFA Publications (2002).

LINKS

http://www.theartstory.org/movement-futurism-artworks.htm#pnt_3

http://www.arthistoryarchive.com/arthistory/cubism/ 

http://www.tfaoi.com/aa/9aa/9aa614.htm

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