Art History For All Posts
In this episode we delve into the portrait of Don Juan de Calabazas in the Cleveland Museum of Art! Allyson talks jesters, fools, disability history, and rethinking how we view disabled people.
Book rec: Disability Visibility, edited by Alice Wong, 2020. (I listened to the audiobook version, but you can Buy on Bookshop.org also)
The podcast returns as sharp as ever with a discussion of an example of a Malaysian blade called a kris! Allyson talks about the transition from Hinduism to Islam in Southeast Asia, tales from the Mahabharata, and the impact of colonialism (again).
AH4A is back with an examination of Margaret Preston’s 1958 work Aboriginal Glyph, and lots of thoughts about what it means for a white woman to claim her work is “aboriginal.”