Episode 75: Art History BB: Elaine de Kooning
March 15, 2018
In this Art History Babe Brief, Corrie & Nat provide an introduction to our upcoming "Women of Ab Ex" episode by looking at the life and work of one of the best, Elaine de Kooning.
Episode 74: Singularity Black w Jason Chase & Dr. Colin Preston
March 12, 2018
Science & art collide in this very special episode of The Art History Babes. We chat with Jason Chase & Dr. Colin Preston about the ins & outs of the blackest black paint on the market, carbon nanotube "Singularity Black"
Episode 73: Art History BB: Dogs Playing Poker
March 1, 2018
"Dogs Playing Poker" - It's practically burned into the American subconscious. In this Art History Babe Brief, Ginny and Corrie share some little known facts about this infamously kitschy and delightfully absurd painting.
Episode 72: F**K Gauguin
February 26, 2018
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.
Episode 71: Art History BB: The Obamas' Presidential PORTRAITS
February 22, 2018
The official portraits of Barack and Michelle Obama for the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery were recently unveiled and garnered a great deal of attention. These portraits, painted by contemporary artists Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald, are both visually striking and of great historical importance. Join Corrie and Nat as they gush over these beautiful works and highlight some of the many reasons why these portraits matter.