The Art History Babes
The Art History Babes
Recorded History Podcast Network
*Regular episodes: Discussion of art & art historical topics often fueled by alcohol (like a college seminar & a house party combined) *Art History Babe Briefs (Art History BBs) : quick art history facts minus the expletives. *Hot Takes: The Babes mix it up, chatting about topics outside the realm of established art history.
Mind Your Mannerism
The AHB make a valiant attempt at explaining the late renaissance art style that evades definition, Mannerism. We got long necks, day glo color schemes, fruit men, GIANTS. Join us for a journey through some 16th century ~strangeness~. Order the Honest Art Dictionary: https://www.arthistorybabes.com/get-our-book AHB YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/c/TheArtHistoryBabes Patreon: www.patreon.com/arthistorybabes Website: www.arthistorybabes.com Insta: @arthistorybabespodcast Tiktok: @arthistorybabes Email: arthistorybabes@gmail.com Theme music by Brendan Dalton: https://www.brendan-dalton.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 18
2 hr 2 min
Smashin' & Slashin' : The Art of Iconoclasm
Religious belief, political dissent, a desire to "warm up a cold painting". All of these are given motives for destroying artwork. Join the Babes as they discuss the various layers of iconoclasm spanning from the religious icons of Byzantium to the "Punched Monet" of 2012. Originally Released October 8th, 2017 Order the Honest Art Dictionary: https://www.arthistorybabes.com/get-our-book Brendan Dalton: https://www.brendan-dalton.com/ AHB YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/c/TheArtHistoryBabes Patreon: www.patreon.com/arthistorybabes Website: www.arthistorybabes.com Insta: @arthistorybabespodcast Tiktok: @arthistorybabes Email: arthistorybabes@gmail.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 12
1 hr 13 min
Holiday Kitsch
The AHB are together for some annual holiday magic! Let's deconstruct every element of holiday kitsch you can imagine: psychedelic Christmas lights, vintage plastic light up decorations, subversive snow globes, intentionally absurd merman Santa. Join us for a discussion of the many kitschy aesthetics of Christmas time, and the many layered and complicated emotions they evoke. Order the Honest Art Dictionary: https://www.arthistorybabes.com/get-our-book Brendan Dalton: https://www.brendan-dalton.com/ AHB YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/c/TheArtHistoryBabes Patreon: www.patreon.com/arthistorybabes Website: www.arthistorybabes.com Insta: @arthistorybabespodcast Tiktok: @arthistorybabes Email: arthistorybabes@gmail.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 23, 2020
2 hr 19 min
Holiday Spooky Corner: Krampus
A festive spooky corner revival! Corrie is joined by spooky Brian Muldoon to discuss the lore surrounding St. Nick's dark servant, Krampus. We take a look at some classic creepy christmas cards, and chat about Krampus in film. Plus a discussion of favorite festive horror flicks. Originally released: December 25th, 2019 Happy Harvest Horror Show: https://anchor.fm/hhhs AHB YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/c/TheArtHistoryBabes Patreon: www.patreon.com/arthistorybabes Website: www.arthistorybabes.com Insta: @arthistorybabespodcast Twitter: @arthistorybabes Email: arthistorybabes@gmail.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 13, 2020
52 min
She Votes with Bridget Quinn
Ginny chats with the amazing Bridget Quinn: art historian and author of Broad Strokes: 15 Women Who Made Art and Made History (In That Order) (2017) and She Votes: How U.S. Women Won Suffrage, and What Happened Next (2020), published in In honor of the 100th anniversary of the Nineteenth Amendment. Tune in for discussions on feminism, how Mary Cassatt was a badass, art education, graduate school and more! Be sure to check out Bridget’s funny, fantastic, and informative books on her website. Patreon: www.patreon.com/arthistorybabes Order the Honest Art Dictionary: https://www.arthistorybabes.com/get-our-book AHB merch: https://www.arthistorybabes.com/merchandise AHB YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/c/TheArtHistoryBabes Website: www.arthistorybabes.com ig: @arthistorybabespodcast Email: arthistorybabes@gmail.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 7, 2020
1 hr 3 min
Art History BB: Malagan Masks
Today's episode of the Art History BB AP Art History series focuses on the Malagan ritual masks of Papua New Guinea. Corrie and Nat discuss the creation, purpose, and ephemerality of this ritual art form. Patreon: www.patreon.com/arthistorybabes Order the Honest Art Dictionary: https://www.arthistorybabes.com/get-our-book AHB merch: https://www.arthistorybabes.com/merchandise AHB YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/c/TheArtHistoryBabes Website: www.arthistorybabes.com ig: @arthistorybabespodcast Email: arthistorybabes@gmail.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 4, 2020
21 min
The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse
The Four Horseman aka the harbingers of the biblical apocalypse. Over time, imagery of these four riders has reflected rich and varied interpretation (including our 2020 Halloween costume). The Babes examine each individual Horse Man, discuss some examples from art history, and dive a bit into the apocalyptic anxieties of humans. Patreon: www.patreon.com/arthistorybabes Order the Honest Art Dictionary: https://www.arthistorybabes.com/get-our-book AHB merch: https://www.arthistorybabes.com/merchandise AHB YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/c/TheArtHistoryBabes Website: www.arthistorybabes.com ig: @arthistorybabespodcast Email: arthistorybabes@gmail.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 9, 2020
1 hr 44 min
Death Portraiture
Victorian era death portraits are an infamously creepy, yet beautiful means of memorializing the deceased. Join the Babes in a discussion of this artistic expression of grief, the ubiquity of Victorian era ghosts, and Frida Kahlo’s death mask. Plus we share our individual death plans! It doesn’t get more intimate than that. LIFE IS SHORT ART IS LONG. (so is this episode.) / Patreon: www.patreon.com/arthistorybabes Order the Honest Art Dictionary: https://www.arthistorybabes.com/get-our-book AHB merch: https://www.arthistorybabes.com/merchandise AHB YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/c/TheArtHistoryBabes Website: www.arthistorybabes.com ig: @arthistorybabespodcast Email: arthistorybabes@gmail.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 24, 2020
2 hr 9 min
Art and Murder (& Wine) Part 2
Happy Halloween! In part two of the 2018 Halloween special, Jen talks John Wayne Gacy, his creepy clown paintings, and the rise of murderabilia and Corrie recounts the horrific death mask murder that shook the 80s NYC art scene. Warning: this episode contains casual and explicit discussion of murder, violence, and sexual assault. It is not appropriate for children and may not be appropriate for all listeners. Please use your own discretion. Originally Released October 30th, 2019. Patreon: www.patreon.com/arthistorybabes Order the Honest Art Dictionary: https://www.arthistorybabes.com/get-our-book AHB merch: https://www.arthistorybabes.com/merchandise AHB YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/c/TheArtHistoryBabes Website: www.arthistorybabes.com ig: @arthistorybabespodcast Email: arthistorybabes@gmail.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 21, 2020
54 min
Art and Murder (& Wine) Part 1
It is the AHB's favorite time of year and that means it's time for another spooky episode! In part one of a two parter on art and murder, the Babes discuss the violent, murderous exploits of Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio and recount the abusive behaviors and dramatic murder of Stanford White. Originally Released: October 26th, 2018. Warning: this episode contains casual and explicit discussion of murder, violence, and sexual assault. It is not appropriate for children and may not be appropriate for all listeners. Please use your own discretion. Patreon: www.patreon.com/arthistorybabes Order the Honest Art Dictionary: https://www.arthistorybabes.com/get-our-book AHB merch: https://www.arthistorybabes.com/merchandise AHB YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/c/TheArtHistoryBabes Website: www.arthistorybabes.com ig: @arthistorybabespodcast Email: arthistorybabes@gmail.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 19, 2020
1 hr 15 min
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