Quinn and Betty are two non-professional art enthusiasts who love art and want to share it with you. They get together to discuss interesting aspects of art history and culture, spanning anything and everything that can be remotely considered as art.

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#29: Experiential Art

January 5th, 2021 · 30 minutes

Betty and Quinn talk about the art exhibit they visited when they first met, Marta Minujín's Menusunda Reloaded, as well as other experiential art pieces.

This episode was supposed to come out last week, which is why we reference it being the "last episode of 2020." Oops!

#28: Hank Willis Thomas

December 15th, 2020 · 32 minutes

We take a look at the work of contemporary multidisciplinary artist Hank Willis Thomas, especially his massive collaborative political art project For Freedoms.

#27: Pictorialism

December 1st, 2020 · 32 minutes

To celebrate our one year anniversary(!!), we talk about the photography movement Pictorialism.

#26: Flag Design

November 17th, 2020 · 32 minutes

After the recent vote to change Mississippi's flag, we take a look at the principles of flag design and how we would rank various American and Canadian flags.

#25: Campaign Posters

November 3rd, 2020 · 25 minutes

After briefly acknowledging the 2020 election, we talk about some fascinating campaign posters throughout American history and explore the development of the iconic Obama "Hope" poster.

#24: Indigenous Artists (Part 2)

October 20th, 2020 · 37 minutes

As a follow-up to our last episode, we talk about some contemporary Indigenous artists, including Carl Beam and Dyani White Hawk.

#23: Indigenous Artists (Part 1)

October 6th, 2020 · 41 minutes

We dive into a (very) brief history of Indigenous people in the United States and Canada in order to place contemporary Indigenous artists in context.

#22: Mail Art

September 22nd, 2020 · 26 minutes

Quinn loves to talk about art that can be sent through the mail, and Betty has seen an exhibit about this at the Art Gallery of Ontario, so this just might be the quintessential Pictorial topic. We also look at some major markers in the history of mail as an art movement.

#21: Museum Architecture

September 8th, 2020 · 37 minutes

Betty and Quinn talk about the goals of museum architecture and share their favorite examples of creative buildings.

#20: Returning to Art Museums

August 25th, 2020 · 34 minutes

What do art museums look like during COVID-19? Quinn and Betty discuss their recent visits to art museums in their respective cities, the new safety measures in place, and some general tips on how to engage with art.