Episodes
In our eighth season, we’re exploring examples of some of the most expensive artworks ever sold at auction considering why they garnered so much money, and discovering their backstories. Today: Vincent van Gogh’s Portrait of Dr. Gachet. Please SUBSCRIBE and REVIEW our show on Apple Podcasts! Twitter / Facebook/ Instagram SPONSORS: The Great Courses Plus: Get free access to their entire library with my special link! Indeed: ArtCurious listeners get a FREE $75 CREDIT to boost job posts Kobo:...
Published 12/07/20
In our eighth season, we’re exploring examples of some of the most expensive artworks ever sold at auction considering why they garnered so much money, and discovering their backstories. Today: Mark Rothko’s No. 6 (Violet, Green, and Red). Please SUBSCRIBE and REVIEW our show on Apple Podcasts! Twitter / Facebook/ Instagram SPONSORS: The Great Courses Plus: Get free access to their entire library with my special link Kobo: Enjoy a 30-day free trial, and then a low monthly subscription fee of...
Published 11/23/20
In our eighth season, we’re exploring examples of some of the most expensive artworks ever sold at auction considering why they garnered so much money, and discovering their backstories. Today: Paul Cézanne’s The Card Players. Please SUBSCRIBE and REVIEW our show on Apple Podcasts! Twitter / Facebook/ Instagram SPONSORS: The Great Courses Plus: Get free access to their entire library with my special link! Indeed: ArtCurious listeners get a FREE $75 CREDIT to boost job posts Learn more about...
Published 11/09/20
In our eighth season, we’re exploring examples of some of the most expensive artworks ever sold at auction considering why they garnered so much money, and discovering their backstories. Today: Picasso’s Les Femmes D'Alger (Version "O"). Please SUBSCRIBE and REVIEW our show on Apple Podcasts! Twitter / Facebook/ Instagram SPONSORS: The Great Courses Plus: Get free access to their entire library with my special link! Acorn TV: Try Acorn TV free for 30 days with promo code artcurious Learn...
Published 10/26/20
In our eighth season, we’re exploring examples of some of the most expensive artworks ever sold at auction considering why they garnered so much money, and discovering their backstories, beginning with Amadeo Modigliani’s Nu Couché. Please SUBSCRIBE and REVIEW our show on Apple Podcasts! Twitter / Facebook/ Instagram SPONSORS: The Great Courses Plus: Get free access to their entire library with my special link! Indeed: ArtCurious listeners get a FREE $75 CREDIT to boost job posts Learn more...
Published 10/12/20
You voted, and we listened! For the next couple of months, we’re replaying your top five favorite episodes of ArtCurious. Thanks to the many who voted! Up this week, it’s your top choice, our most popular episode ever— was Vincent van Gogh accidentally murdered? This is the first second of this episode-- go back and listen to the first part if this is your first time tuning in. Please SUBSCRIBE and REVIEW our show on Apple Podcasts! SPONSORS Kaboonki: Our amazing production company can help...
Published 10/05/20
You voted, and we listened! For the next couple of months, we’re replaying your top five favorite episodes of ArtCurious. Thanks to the many who voted! Up this week, it’s your top choice, our most popular episode ever— was Vincent van Gogh accidentally murdered? This is the first half of this episode-- tune in next week for the second part. Please SUBSCRIBE and REVIEW our show on Apple Podcasts! Want to advertise/sponsor our show? We have partnered with AdvertiseCast to handle our...
Published 09/28/20
It’s finally here! ArtCurious: Stories of the Unexpected, Slightly Odd, and Strangely Wonderful in Art History, from Penguin Books, is now available in a bookstore near you! To order the book: Penguin Random House Target Indiebound Amazon Barnes and Noble Secure your signed copy from my local favorite Quail Ridge Books (note your request for a signed copy in the "special instructions" section at checkout) For the audiobook, narrated by me: Audible Google Play Libro.fm For the ebook:...
Published 09/15/20
You voted, and we listened! For the next couple of months, we’re replaying your top five favorite episodes of ArtCurious. Thanks to the many who voted! Up this week, it’s our fave lady, back from Season 1— it’s Episode #3, all about Elisabeth Vigée Le Brun. ~Heart eyes emojis!~ Please SUBSCRIBE and REVIEW our show on Apple Podcasts! SPONSORS Kaboonki.com--Our producer of podcasts, videos, and more. Contact them for your own projects! ArtCuriousbook.com-- Our first book is coming out...
Published 09/14/20
You voted, and we listened! For the next couple of months, we’re replaying your top five favorite episodes of ArtCurious. Thanks to the many who voted! Up this week— our very first episode, from 2016, about the theft(s) of the iconic Mona Lisa. This is the second part of this episode-- go back and listen to last week's show if you're just tuning in. Please SUBSCRIBE and REVIEW our show on Apple Podcasts! SPONSORS Kaboonki.com--Our producer of podcasts, videos, and more. Contact them for...
Published 09/07/20
You voted, and we listened! For the next couple of months, we’re replaying your top five favorite episodes of ArtCurious. Thanks to the many who voted! Up this week— our very first episode, from 2016, about the theft(s) of the iconic Mona Lisa. This is the first half of the episode-- tune in next week for the second part. Please SUBSCRIBE and REVIEW our show on Apple Podcasts! SPONSORS Kaboonki.com--Our producer of podcasts, videos, and more. Contact them for your own...
Published 08/31/20
You voted, and we listened! For the next couple of months, we’re replaying your top five favorite episodes of ArtCurious. Thanks to the many who voted! Up first this week— Episode #42 from our fourth season, all about Gentileschi’s Judith Slaying Holofernes. Please SUBSCRIBE and REVIEW our show on Apple Podcasts! Sponsors: Native: Use our link or use promo code artcurious at checkout for 20% off your first order. Acorn TV: Try Acorn TV free for 30 days using my promo code artcurious Learn...
Published 08/17/20
You voted, and we listened! For the next couple of months, we’re replaying your top five favorite episodes of ArtCurious. Thanks to the many who voted! Up first this week— Episode #40 from our fourth season, all about Sargent’s Madame X. Please SUBSCRIBE and REVIEW our show on Apple Podcasts! SPONSORS Campfire Poetry: Support independent artists in their endeavor to bring poetry to new audiences Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 08/03/20
For most Americans, there’s a list of arts that they might be able to rattle off if pressed to name them off the top of their heads. Picasso. Michelangelo. Leonardo da Vinci. Name recognition does go a long way, but such lists also highlight what many of us don’t know-- a huge treasure trove of talented artists from decades or centuries past that might not be household names, but still have created incredible additions to the story of art. It’s not a surprise that many of these individuals...
Published 07/13/20
Bonus episode this week! We'll be back in your feed next week with the final episode of the season. Listen to Business Wars: Playboy vs Penthouse, a Wondery+ exclusive, on the Wondery app. Download it today to join Wondery+ with a free trial to enjoy ad free listening, exclusives, binges and early access. Get it here: https://wondery.app.link/TpmaC6vYI7 We live in a time where you can watch the most explicit content on the same phone you use to call your mother. In our new exclusive series,...
Published 07/06/20
For most Americans, there’s a list of arts that they might be able to rattle off if pressed to name them off the top of their heads. Picasso. Michelangelo. Leonardo da Vinci. Name recognition does go a long way, but such lists also highlight what many of us don’t know-- a huge treasure trove of talented artists from decades or centuries past that might not be household names, but still have created incredible additions to the story of art. It’s not a surprise that many of these individuals...
Published 06/29/20
For most Americans, there’s a list of arts that they might be able to rattle off if pressed to name them off the top of their heads. Picasso. Michelangelo. Leonardo da Vinci. Name recognition does go a long way, but such lists also highlight what many of us don’t know-- a huge treasure trove of talented artists from decades or centuries past that might not be household names, but still have created incredible additions to the story of art. It’s not a surprise that many of these individuals...
Published 06/15/20
For most Americans, there’s a list of arts that they might be able to rattle off if pressed to name them off the top of their heads. Picasso. Michelangelo. Leonardo da Vinci. Name recognition does go a long way, but such lists also highlight what many of us don’t know-- a huge treasure trove of talented artists from decades or centuries past that might not be household names, but still have created incredible additions to the story of art. It’s not a surprise that many of these individuals...
Published 06/01/20
For most Americans, there’s a list of arts that they might be able to rattle off if pressed to name them off the top of their heads. Picasso. Michelangelo. Leonardo da Vinci. Name recognition does go a long way, but such lists also highlight what many of us don’t know-- a huge treasure trove of talented artists from decades or centuries past that might not be household names, but still have created incredible additions to the story of art. It’s not a surprise that many of these individuals...
Published 05/18/20
For most Americans, there’s a list of arts that they might be able to rattle off if pressed to name them off the top of their heads. Picasso. Michelangelo. Leonardo da Vinci. Name recognition does go a long way, but such lists also highlight what many of us don’t know-- a huge treasure trove of talented artists from decades or centuries past that might not be household names, but still have created incredible additions to the story of art. It’s not a surprise that many of these individuals...
Published 05/04/20
ArtCurious: Stories of the Unexpected, Slightly Odd, and Strangely Wonderful in Art History Coming September 15, 2020 from Penguin Books Preorder at our website: artcuriouspodcast.com/book Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 05/01/20
For most Americans, there’s a list of arts that they might be able to rattle off if pressed to name them off the top of their heads. Picasso. Michelangelo. Leonardo da Vinci. Name recognition does go a long way, but such lists also highlight what many of us don’t know-- a huge treasure trove of talented artists from decades or centuries past that might not be household names, but still have created incredible additions to the story of art. It’s not a surprise that many of these individuals...
Published 04/20/20
Published 04/20/20
For most Americans, there’s a list of arts that they might be able to rattle off if pressed to name them off the top of their heads. Picasso. Michelangelo. Leonardo da Vinci. Name recognition does go a long way, but such lists also highlight what many of us don’t know-- a huge treasure trove of talented artists from decades or centuries past that might not be household names, but still have created incredible additions to the story of art. It’s not a surprise that many of these individuals...
Published 04/06/20
Works that we take for granted today as masterpieces, or as epitomes of the finest of fine art, could also have been considered ugly, of poor quality, or just bad when they were first made. With the passage of time comes a calm and an acceptance. But that doesn’t change the fact that there are many works peppered throughout art history that were straight-up shocking to the public when they were first presented decades, or even hundreds of years ago. Today's work of "shock art:" Gericault’s...
Published 03/16/20