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

#5: What is an Art Museum?

January 28th, 2020 · 25 minutes

When the age of art is linked to its value, the lines between art and history museums get blurred. Betty and Quinn discuss the formal differences between art and history museums and why objects are placed in one or another.

#4: Sonia Delaunay

January 14th, 2020 · 34 minutes

Betty and Quinn focus in on the Ukrainian-French artist Sonia Delaunay, co-founder of the Orphism movement and brilliantly stylish designer.

#3: Follow the Money

December 31st, 2019 · 39 minutes

Wealth and art have been linked virtually forever, but what does that relationship look like today? Betty and Quinn dive into the way different generations buy art and the almost comical number of ways art can be used for tax evasion.

#2: Postcards as Art

December 17th, 2019 · 26 minutes

Cheap souvenir or art piece? Betty and Quinn discuss "The World Exists To Be Put On A Postcard," a recent exhibit at the British Museum, and the broader use of this cheap and accessible medium as distribution for all kinds of artists.

#1: Can Artificial Intelligence Make Art?

December 3rd, 2019 · 33 minutes

Betty and Quinn jump into the first episode of Pictorial with a discussion of what art is, if computers can make it, and all the art that robots and humans have made together already.