Brace yourselves, listeners, because in this episode Allyson gets abstract and discusses Kazimir Malevich’s Black Square, often hailed as the end of traditional painting and the beginning of modern art.
This episode we dip our toe into the Asian art pool and talk about Hokusai’s Great Wave, its origins, and the many many transformations it has undergone in commerce and pop culture.
In a very self-indulgent episode, Allyson talks about her favorite period in art history, and one of her favorite artists: Rosalba Carriera, who did a sexy pastel with a parrot in it once.
In this episode, Allyson gets topical and talks about a Kehinde Wiley painting–but maybe not the one you think!
Welcome to the inaugural episode of Art History for All! In this episode, Allyson tells you all about Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa and the impact it’s had on Western culture, breaking it down from the Renaissance to Dan Brown and beyond.
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Theme music © 2018 Bruce Healey
“Lasting Hope”, “Suonatore di Liuto”
Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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