Quinn walks Betty through the life, work, and hot takes of the iconic painter Keith Haring.
Betty walks Quinn through select pavilions and artworks at the 2022 Venice Biennale. This art show has everything: sculptures, paintings, deeply moving artist statements, a paper maze, dreams made out of milk(?)
A brief overview of Venice's biannual international art exhibition, but primarily the most scandalous controversies in its 127 year history.
Augusta Savage was a sculptor, teacher, and part of the Harlem Renaissance. While she was relatively unknown when she passed away, today she's been rediscovered and recognized for her work and for her mentorship to the next generation of artists.
What is the earliest art made by humans? Depends on what you mean by "earliest," "art," and "humans."
We discuss the Netflix mini-series This Is A Robbery, a documentary about the theft of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in 1990. Featured topics include mobsters, Rembrandt's only seascape, and how easy it was to commit crimes in 1990.
After the recent vandalism Anna Leporskaya’s Three Figures, we decided to take a look at some other remarkable (and hilarious) museum incidents.
Thousands of years ago, the first emperor of China dictated the construction of thousands of life-sized terracotta soldiers in a hidden mausoleum. Fifty years ago, we found them.
Saturn Devouring His Son is a dark, disturbing painting made by the Spanish artist Francisco Goya, depicting horrific violence, never intended for the public eye. And it's a really funny meme.
Betty uses her nearly 10 years of gallery guide experience to teach Quinn strategies for how to engage with art without any contextual information; Quinn interprets some paintings through her experience of of horror movies, Americana, and delicious picnic food.