Responding to @artbma’s upcoming exhibition, to be guest-curated by 17 of the museum’s security officers, X. Amy Zhang (@xnymzhng) writes: “What has trained us to respond appreciatively to this blatantly tokenizing gesture, and with such moral certitude?” http://b.link/styskw
Happy to announce that I've partnered with Smart Art for this season!
This free app has hundreds of witty little stories uncovering the hidden gems of the art world - with a new one released every day! Our first collaboration (shown here) is out now!
Happy #FlashbackFriday! In honor of this week's podcast, I'm throwing it back to a 2016 visit to see Mona herself at the @museelouvre. I always love taking a nice good look at any artwork, but I also like to grab a picture of the crowd around me. Here's Mona and her fans in 2016.
Vietnam’s official flag is red with a yellow star but there is another lesser-known flag that represents Southern Vietnam. This is the flag that @vivianhle's mom grew up with, a flag that has become a complex symbol with a complicated history.
Recorded live on Fireside. Have a listen: https://buff.ly/3iYAOte
On October 14, 1716, Friedrich Wilhelm I of Prussia gave an amazing present-- the famed Amber Room-- to Peter the Great. 80 years ago - on this very same date, October 14 - the world-famous chamber was stolen by German troops during WWII. More: https://buff.ly/3lLT8Gs
Will Inigo Philbrick avoid a trial? http://ow.ly/GzI430rWVC7
Check out our new NextGen artist report on Claire Tabouret http://ow.ly/TQSW30rWULV
Changing Stripes https://99percentinvisible.org/episode/changing-stripes/
Hidden Picasso nude revealed and brought to life with artificial intelligence https://buff.ly/3BAZO0W
Broadcasting live from Fireside, have a listen: https://buff.ly/3iTLau6
When I typically talk about Mona Lisa, I have a pat answer about her identity: she's a real woman, named Lisa Gherardini, wife of Francesco del Giocondo. But not everyone thinks that "Mona" = "Lisa." More: http://buff.ly/3o29IEU
Tune in to an upcoming show live on Fireside: 🎨 ArtCurious LIVE: Author Molly Peacock Hosted by Jennifer Dasal on Oct 11 • 2pm EDT. You can request access to Fireside in the meantime. https://buff.ly/3ltvRKv
The shift to online is likely to outlast the pandemic; 56% of art buyers and 65% of online art platforms surveyed said they believed the switch to digital sales will be permanent http://ow.ly/zJXS30rWHZR
Buyer confidence has been the main trigger for the upsurge in online sales, with many willing to pay higher prices for art works. In the first half of 2021, the average price paid in online-only auctions was $24,291 (almost triple that of 2019 - $8,529) http://ow.ly/7YXQ30rWHZF
Looking Close at the Fragile Beauty of Chinese Painting https://buff.ly/2YFHbu9
TOUR HALF SOLD! I’m doing a virtual tour of Michelangelo’s Florence-- a live Zoom chat where I take you through many of the great works of art and locations within this gorgeous Italian city. Join me on Nov. 5 for $15 per person, more details here:
2021 saw the biggest indicator yet the online art market is here to stay http://ow.ly/NotD30rWHZ9
WELCOME TO SEASON 10! This season of the pod is all about fact vs. fiction in art history. In honor of our very first episode about the Mona Lisa, we've got a question: is Mona actually a portrait of Leonardo da Vinci, dressed in drag? Listen now: http://buff.ly/39urnfZ
Anicka Yi has taken over Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall in London with an odorous work to excite the senses http://ow.ly/AZuH30rWHTk
Episode #84: Art Fact and Fiction: Is "Mona Lisa" Really Leonardo in Drag? (S10E01) https://www.artcuriouspodcast.com/artcuriouspodcast/84
Wow, @jefskott99! I am so happy that you are excited about the new season, and I think you get an award for most listens. 👂👂
Beginning Monday: Season 10 of ARTCURIOUS! Ready for some new episodes, everyone? I hope that you enjoy the new season-- I've been hard at work on it for a few months and there are some FUN stories coming your way! Subscribe or follow if you're not already doing so.
The chase for the latest lost Caravaggio http://ow.ly/SKMJ30rWqG3
One year ago this week, we published The 99% Invisible City, which quickly shot up the charts to become a NYT Best Seller. If you're looking for a field guide to everyday design for yourself or a nerdy loved one this holiday season, add this to your list! https://99percentinvisible.org/book/