The history of art without men
After reading Katy Hessel’s book which talks about women artists who were influential, and who I haven’t heard of before (due to the lack...
Great discussions on themes and periods throughout the history of art, episodes are detailed but short and easy to listen to
Podcast by Allyson Healey
BBC Radio 4 podcast
Podcast by Dr Bendor Grosvenor
~life is short, art is long~ Corrie, Nat, Ginny, & Jen discuss all things visual culture
Mary beard's personal and provocative take on the nude in Western art from ancient Greece to the present. Just why do artists and viewers seem so obsessed with nudity?
BBC 4 series tracking down lost and hidden paintings from local museums and galleries
BBC 4 film
Three part BBC 4 series - Dr James Fox explores how, in the hands of artists, the colours gold, blue and white have stirred our emotions, changed the way we behave and even altered the course of history.
By Sister Wendy Beckett: a great overview of most artistic movements
By Susie Hodge: great if you want a SHORT overview of some artists and movements
By Matilde Battistini: shows you what a ladder means but also how to spot the Virgin Mary in paintings
By David Bomford and Ashok Roy: goes through basic colour theory and how pigments were historically created
By Susie Hodge: great for those little details infamous works you've always wanted to know the meaning of
By Alice Procter: a re-evaluation of art history in the context of colonialism
By Ingrid Beazley: an awesome mash-up of the 17th/18th Century and street art
By John Berger: an eye-opening look into how men and women are seen from different cultural 'gazes', how men examine women but also how women examine women, a very interesting read.