7 episodes

I’m Waldemar Januszczak, art critic of the Sunday Times - Waldy to my friends! - and with my co-host Bendor ‘Bendy’ Grosvenor, the celebrated art historian and TV giant, we’re going to be looking at interesting things that are happening in art.

Waldy and Bendy's Adventures in Art Sunday Times / ZCZ Films

    • Visual Arts
    • 5.0, 15 Ratings

I’m Waldemar Januszczak, art critic of the Sunday Times - Waldy to my friends! - and with my co-host Bendor ‘Bendy’ Grosvenor, the celebrated art historian and TV giant, we’re going to be looking at interesting things that are happening in art.

    Episode 07

    Episode 07

    Tate Modern ought to be celebrating its 20th birthday, but the party had to be called off. So Waldy and Bendy throw their own party. Bendy also has a go at curating and Waldy picks Gustav Klimt's gorilla as his painting of the week.See show notes at The Sunday Times

    • 36 min
    Episode 06

    Episode 06

    Why are celebrities grabbing their paint brushes during the Great Lockdown, and what exactly is the elusive art movement they call Mannerism? Plus Waldy’s self-portrait as Philip Guston.See the show notes at the Sunday Times Website

    • 37 min
    Episode 05

    Episode 05

    Rubens divides opinions. But can he divide Waldy & Bendy? Also, a lockdown interview with Tracey Emin and why Bendy wants a Holbein.Check out the show notes on The Sunday Times website.

    • 33 min
    Episode 04

    Episode 04

    This week: Artemisia Gentileschi. Is she as good as everyone says? We also review Grayson Perry’s new TV art show and discuss why picture restoration has suddenly become such a popular topic.Find the show notes on the Sunday Times website: https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/waldy-and-bendys-adventures-in-art-93t6w6wwh 

    • 29 min
    Episode 03

    Episode 03

    What do we think of Caravaggio, and can bad people be good artists? Also, a lockdown interview with the director of the Wallace Collection.Find the show notes on The Sunday Times website: https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/waldy-and-bendys-adventures-in-art-986cwq9nq 

    • 30 min
    Episode 02

    Episode 02

    Why are we so obsessed with Leonardo da Vinci, and a virtual tour of the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam.Show notes on Sunday Times: https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/waldy-and-bendys-adventures-in-art-25w56nkkm 

    • 33 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
15 Ratings

15 Ratings

hami409 ,

A must listen

Their combined knowledge and excitement for the arts makes this a fun and informative listen. Good pairing too. Waldy’s jovial, mischievous delivery goes well with Bendy’s almost parental oversight of the story at hand. Good stuff.

mia magpie ,

Waldy + Bendy = happy me!

So informative and amusing. LOVE these guys 💕

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