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!
We take a look at the work of contemporary multidisciplinary artist Hank Willis Thomas, especially his massive collaborative political art project For Freedoms.
To celebrate our one year anniversary(!!), we talk about the photography movement Pictorialism.
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.
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.
As a follow-up to our last episode, we talk about some contemporary Indigenous artists, including Carl Beam and Dyani White Hawk.
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.
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.
Betty and Quinn talk about the goals of museum architecture and share their favorite examples of creative buildings.
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.