Quinn and Betty are two non-professional art enthusiasts who love art and want to learn more about it. They took turns researching interesting parts of art history and culture, and sharing those stories with each other.



Latest Episodes

#75: Liz Diller

May 12th, 2023 · 44 minutes

For Pictorial's diamond jubilee, we talk about the wide-ranging portfolio of architect and designer Liz Diller.

#74: Ruth Adler Schnee

April 28th, 2023 · 27 minutes

The fascinating biography and beautiful textiles of mid-century icon Ruth Adler Schnee.

#73: Art Authentication

April 13th, 2023 · 38 minutes

Betty explains how to prove a painting was created by Rubens (and how to prove a painting was not created by Peter Doig).

#72: Zines

March 23rd, 2023 · 30 minutes

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)

#71: Disintegration & Decay

February 23rd, 2023 · 34 minutes

Museums typically preserve and restore art using the best technology available to them, but what about when decay is part of the piece?

#70: 2022 in Review

February 10th, 2023 · 26 minutes

Local contemporary art enthusiasts learn about extremely contemporary art.

#69: AI Art, Revisited More

January 27th, 2023 · 29 minutes

We are distressed.

(Part 2 of 2)

#68: AI Art, Revisited

January 12th, 2023 · 32 minutes

We are concerned.

(Part 1 of 2)

#67: This Painting is Upside Down

December 1st, 2022 · 31 minutes

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?

#66: Warhol, Prince, and the Supreme Court

November 18th, 2022 · 35 minutes

After Lynn Goldsmith took photos of Prince, she gave Andy Warhol permission to make an illustration. However, she had no idea that he made a series of illustrations. Now she has a case in front of the Supreme Court that may shape the future of copyright.