53 episodes

A podcast exploring the interesting ways art meets popular culture and non-traditional art topics... We look at what art history and visual culture can tell us about the world around us, and how our everyday interests make us excellent art critics. Hosted by Ferren Gipson.

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    • Visual Arts

A podcast exploring the interesting ways art meets popular culture and non-traditional art topics... We look at what art history and visual culture can tell us about the world around us, and how our everyday interests make us excellent art critics. Hosted by Ferren Gipson.

    How the Bank of England Design Banknotes ft. Sarah John, Jenni Adam and Debbie Marriott – Episode 52

    How the Bank of England Design Banknotes ft. Sarah John, Jenni Adam and Debbie Marriott – Episode 52

    We took a trip to the Bank of England to find out about the new J. M. W. Turner £20 note and how money is designed. Guests include Chief Cashier Sarah John, Bank of England Museum Curator Jenni Adam, and banknote designer Debbie Marriott.

    • 18 min
    Reflecting 'Madness' in Art ft. Anna Jamieson – Episode 51

    Reflecting 'Madness' in Art ft. Anna Jamieson – Episode 51

    We speak to Anna Jamieson about early representations of mental illness in art and how this has developed over the centuries.

    • 23 min
    The Art of Disney Animation ft. Charles Solomon – Episode 50

    The Art of Disney Animation ft. Charles Solomon – Episode 50

    Animation critic and historian Charles Solomon tells the story of early Disney cartoons and how fine art inspired the films we've come to love.

    • 23 min
    The Vagina Museum and Vulvas in Art ft. Sarah Creed – Episode 49

    The Vagina Museum and Vulvas in Art ft. Sarah Creed – Episode 49

    We dive into the story of vaginas and vulvas in art with the help of Sarah Creed, curator of the newly-opened Vagina Museum in London.

    • 25 min
    Journey to the Moon ft. Melanie Vandenbrouck – Episode 48

    Journey to the Moon ft. Melanie Vandenbrouck – Episode 48

    Take a mental journey to the moon with this discussion on how our lunar companion has influenced artists across centuries.

    • 22 min
    Art and Innovation at World Fairs ft. Caroline A. Jones – Episode 47

    Art and Innovation at World Fairs ft. Caroline A. Jones – Episode 47

    Caroline A. Jones gives a history of the origins of the world's fair and how art factored into displays industry and innovation.

    • 21 min

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