EPISODE 89: ART HISTORY BB: CINDY SHERMAN
June 8, 2018
Jen, Corrie and Nat discuss the enigmatic Cindy Sherman in this BB episode. Sherman is a contemporary American photographer who came to prominence in the late 1970s, and is best known for her complex photography challenging the status quo and exploring ideas of identity in contemporary culture.
Episode 88: Art History BB: Narmer Palette
May 31, 2018
This one's for you Horus.. Corrie and Nat discuss the Ancient Egyptian Palette of Narmer in this BB episode. Learn about this object, King Narmer, and his role in Egypt's history.
Episode 87: Synesthesia
May 29, 2018
4% of people are said to have Synesthesia, a trait which results in a crossing of sense experience such as seeing music as color. In this super heady episode, the Babes tackle this fascinating topic discussing everything from scientific studies to contemporary artists to cyborgs. Asking the ever important question, if you could paint a song, which one would you pick?
Episode 86: Art History BB: Faith Ringgold
May 24, 2018
Faith Ringgold's work explores powerful themes of marriage, motherhood, religion, death, female identity, and black identity through the use of various mediums and the incorporation of craft materials in the style of folk art. Corrie & Nat discuss this contemporary multimedia artist and share their experience at a recent exhibition.
Episode 85: Art History BB: Spiral Jetty
May 17, 2018
Corrie & Nat discuss Robert Smithson's 1970 work of land art, Spiral Jetty. AKA Corrie gets weepy about a bunch of rocks in Utah. Plus a chat about the Met Gala.
Episode 84: Annie Leibovitz
May 14, 2018
The champagne is flowing as Corrie, Ginny, and Jen discuss the prolific photographer behind some of the most significant portraits in American pop culture, Annie Leibovitz. From Rolling Stone magazine to touring with the Rolling Stones, from her relationship with John Lennon and Yoko Ono to her life with Susan Sontag, Leibovitz has captured numerous defining figures and moments of the past century. Also, a solid discuss of ocean creatures.
Episode 83: Art History BB: "Arnol-Feeny" Portrait
May 10, 2018
Corrie and Nat discuss the enigmatic "Arnol-Feeny" (Arnolfini) Portrait in preparation for the upcoming royal wedding. At once believed to be a wedding portrait, the work remains a staple in any art historical discourse. Plus–there's a pup.
Episode 82: Art History BB: Impressionism
May 3, 2018
All four babes unite to present this art history babe brief on the Impressionist movement and some of it's forerunners. They discuss the style, societal influences on the movement, and related movements.
Episode 81: art history BB: The Bauhaus
April 25, 2018
The Babes share the fast facts on the prominent school of art and design, the Bauhaus.