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Episode 12: Wrecked

Théodore Géricault’s 1819 painting The Raft of the Medusa is part of a larger tangled web of colonialism, incompetence, and disaster. In this episode we get into the shipwreck on which it was based as well as how it’s used today in pop cultural milestones like Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s “APES**T” video.

You can find a transcript of this podcast at arthistoryforall.com under the Transcripts category.

© 2019 Allyson Healey

Theme music © 2019 Bruce Healey

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Additional Music Credits:

“Betrayal” by Lee Rosevere (via freemusicarchive.org). Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

“Puzzle Pieces” by Lee Rosevere (via freemusicarchive.org). Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

“Caught in the Beat” by Broke for Free (via freemusicarchive.org). Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

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