Episode #81: Cursed Art: Velázquez's Rokeby Venus (Season 9, Episode 5)
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In our ninth season, in a topic suggested by you, our listeners, we’re uncovering the backstory behind some of the world’s most famed “cursed” objects in art, architecture, and archaeology. Today, we’re continuing with the ArtCurious debut of one of the greatest Spanish painters of all time—and his controversial painting that, some say, has driven people mad: Diego Velázquez’s Rokeby Venus. Please SUBSCRIBE and REVIEW our show on Apple Podcasts and FOLLOW on Spotify Twitter / Instagram Show your support for our show by purchasing ArtCurious swag from TeePublic! SPONSORS: Indeed: Listeners get a free $75 credit to upgrade your job post Wondrium: Enjoy a 14-day free trial with unlimited access! BetterHelp: Listeners enjoy 10% off your first month of counseling The Zebra: Compare policies from every major provider insurance for free at the nation’s leading insurance comparison site for car and home insurance Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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