Welcome to episode 32, in which Les Filles decide to class up the joint and talk about art, about which—us being us—we have many opinions. And also, dead bodies.
(We do not have dead bodies, we talk about dead bodies. For art reasons.)
The Smart Bitches crew was at the Romantic Times BookLovers’ Convention! Click here to listen to the podcast.
Note: some images will be links to larger versions.
Alina went to the Art Gallery of Ontario!
Where she caught the last day of the Basquiat exhibit Now’s the Time. Here are a few pieces:
Lt Robert McClure (painted by Cornelius Krieghoff) knew how to explore the arctic in style!
Waterhouse’s The Lady of Shalott instantly transformed Alina in a 16-year-old girl
The beautiful Marchesa Casati
Massacre of the Innocents aka the one Alina didn’t see
Picasso’s Women of Algiers sells for $179M.
We bet you a five-year-old finger-painted this
Lucretia, with the blood and not a “wine stain”
The Spanish Knight
Click here to listen to the Stuff You Missed In History Class episode on the Isabella Stewart Gardner museum heist.
“Greece Rules Out Suing British Museum Over Elgin Marbles” (The New York Times, May 14, 2015)
Marina Abramovic and Ulay during the Artist is Present.
Burke and Hare, graverobbers.
Jeremy Bentham, the preserved philosopher.
Click here to view some of Cindy Sherman’s film stills.
Winged Assyrian Bulls
The Diego Rivera fresco is a very large image, but the Wikipedia entry has a picture and a close-up of Lenin.
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