145 episodes

Think art history is boring? Think again. It's weird, funny, mysterious, enthralling, and liberating. Join us as we cover the strangest stories in art. Is the Mona Lisa fake? Did Van Gogh actually kill himself? And why were the Impressionists so great? Subscribe to us here, and follow us at www.artcuriouspodcast.com for further information and fun extras. © 2021 Jennifer Dasal // Find us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram: @artcuriouspod // Find us on Fireside

ArtCurious Podcast Jennifer Dasal/ArtCurious

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    • 4.8 • 632 Ratings

Think art history is boring? Think again. It's weird, funny, mysterious, enthralling, and liberating. Join us as we cover the strangest stories in art. Is the Mona Lisa fake? Did Van Gogh actually kill himself? And why were the Impressionists so great? Subscribe to us here, and follow us at www.artcuriouspodcast.com for further information and fun extras. © 2021 Jennifer Dasal // Find us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram: @artcuriouspod // Find us on Fireside

    Episode #90: Art Fact and Fiction: Did Van Gogh Only Sell One Painting? (S10E07)

    Episode #90: Art Fact and Fiction: Did Van Gogh Only Sell One Painting? (S10E07)

    In our tenth season, we’re going at art history with a skeptical eye and a myth-busting attitude to uncover the fictions and facts about some of our favorite artists. We’re starting our season today with this controversial subject: was Van Gogh a completely failed artist with only one sale to his name?
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    • 36 min
    Live on Fireside: Laura Morelli's "The Stolen Lady"

    Live on Fireside: Laura Morelli's "The Stolen Lady"

    Did you miss our LIVE bonus show on Fireside, the interactive storytelling platform? Don’t worry— you can catch the replay on Fireside, or enjoy the bonus audio here. In this conversation from early December, I spoke with Laura Morelli, a USA Today bestselling author and art historian who writes amazing historical novels involving the art world. We discussed her background in art history, how she writes and structures her novels, and get into some of the nitty gritty on her latest book, The Stolen Lady, a book about the Mona Lisa that takes place in both the Italian Renaissance and in france during WWII. It is not only a fascinating and engrossing read, but the conversation with Laura herself was absolutely lovely, too--and I hope you enjoy listening in. 
    Want to join in on the fun next time? Join Fireside now and follow me for invites to each live recording, where you can participate in the audience and ask questions live! And who knows? Maybe we’ll even throw a trivia contest every now and again. The next one is coming up on January 12 at 2 PM eastern, when I’ll be speaking with author Jeffrey H. Jackson to discuss his latest book, Paper Bullets, about the incredible artists Claude Cahun and Marcel Moore--two women who risked their lives to defy the Nazis. It’s an awesome real-life tale of using subversive tactics to disrupt Hitler’s crew--and you’re not going to want to miss it.

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    • 45 min
    Episode #89: Art Fact and Fiction: The Problem of Michelangelo's Women (S10E06)

    Episode #89: Art Fact and Fiction: The Problem of Michelangelo's Women (S10E06)

    In our tenth season, we’re going at art history with a skeptical eye and a myth-busting attitude to uncover the fictions and facts about some of our favorite artists. We’re circling back to one of our earliest episodes, which we’ve updated and re-recorded, to discuss this controversial subject: was Michelangelo a bad artist, unable to properly depict the female body?
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    • 43 min
    BONUS: "Curious Talk" with Jennifer and Josh Dasal

    BONUS: "Curious Talk" with Jennifer and Josh Dasal

    Wow, we haven’t done one of these in a while… Welcome to a session of “Curious Talk,” a bonus episode recording between ArtCurious host Jennifer Dasal and her fellow podcaster/producer husband, Josh Dasal (Subgenre). It’s a chance to get a deep dive on the many goings-on, behind the scenes, with both ArtCurious and Jennifer. Topics include: Jennifer’s big career pivot; how the show comes together; some hints about upcoming episodes; traveling with Jennifer; and how podcasts sustain themselves financially. Come for the chatter, stay for the questions about… dinner? (And hopefully we’ll do these discussions more than once every three or four years.)

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    • 24 min
    Episode #88: Art Fact and Fiction: Were the Middle Ages an Artistic Wasteland? (S10E05)

    Episode #88: Art Fact and Fiction: Were the Middle Ages an Artistic Wasteland? (S10E05)

    In our tenth season, we’re going at art history with a skeptical eye and a myth-busting attitude to uncover the fictions and facts about some of our favorite artists. We’re starting our season today with this controversial subject: were the Middle Ages an Artistic Wasteland?
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    • 34 min
    ArtCurious on Fireside: Jennifer Higgie's "The Mirror and the Palette: Rebellion, Revolution, and Resilience: Five Hundred Years of Women's Self Portraits"

    ArtCurious on Fireside: Jennifer Higgie's "The Mirror and the Palette: Rebellion, Revolution, and Resilience: Five Hundred Years of Women's Self Portraits"

    Did you miss our LIVE bonus show on Fireside, the interactive storytelling platform? Don’t worry— you can catch the replay on Fireside, or enjoy the bonus audio here. On our November 1 live event, I had the great pleasure of speaking with author and art critic Jennifer Higgie about her latest book, The Mirror and the Palette: Rebellion, Revolution, and Resilience: Five Hundred Years of Women's Self Portraits. I love this book and gobbled it up in a day— I meant it when I said that I really love this book!— and I adored talking all things women artists with Jennifer.
    Want to join in on the fun next time? Join Fireside now and follow me for invites to each live recording, where you can participate in the audience and ask questions live! And who knows? Maybe we’ll even throw a trivia contest every now and again. More Fireside chats are coming up in December and January. Watch our social media posts for further details.

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    • 47 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
632 Ratings

632 Ratings

Em_Zach ,

Loving this podcast!

I am so surprised to find such an exciting podcast on Art History. I minored in art and am about to begin teaching art, and wanted to start brushing up on my art history. I researched and found this podcast. I’m SO happy I did. I am so intrigued and have caught myself eager to listen to the next episode.

nastia_fuj ,

Great podcast! Needs to get out of Europe :)

I listened to all the episodes since discovering this show last month. Very entertaining and interesting! I love to hear the stories and am inspired to look up the art Jennifer talks about. I feel like I learned a lot about European art.
Would be great to hear more about art and artists from Asia, Middle East, Africa, etc. So far I think there were only two episodes about non-European art.
Thanks so much Jennifer and team and keep it up! I do skip the commercials though, kind of a lot of those

Miriam Schulman ,

Art-gasm!

Love geeking out over art history stories!!
@schulmanart The Inspiration Place

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