Quinn and Betty examine deaccessioning (specifically in the context of museums selling art) and then get distracted by how hard getting rid of anything is.
For Pictorial's diamond jubilee, we talk about the wide-ranging portfolio of architect and designer Liz Diller.
The fascinating biography and beautiful textiles of mid-century icon Ruth Adler Schnee.
Betty explains how to prove a painting was created by Rubens (and how to prove a painting was not created by Peter Doig).
Let's talk about zines! What are they? Where did they come from? Where did they go? How hard is it to make your own? (this is foreshadowing)
Museums typically preserve and restore art using the best technology available to them, but what about when decay is part of the piece?
Local contemporary art enthusiasts learn about extremely contemporary art.
We are distressed.
(Part 2 of 2)
We are concerned.
(Part 1 of 2)
An art historian recently discovered that a Mondrian painting has been hung upside down for decades. How does something like that happen, and what made them realize the mistake? Plus: Quinn tries to guess which way abstract paintings are supposed to be oriented.