Tidbits: Pocket-sized art history lessons for the mildly curious

Join Gallery Manager Kristina in a sparknotes-style journey through art history, making stops at artworks you may have heard about and some that may be entirely new to you. The episodes are not arranged chronologically or in any other recognizable semblance of order; just the way this information lives in her brain. Featuring historical context, artistic influences, and also some completely biased personal opinions, hop on this magic school bus for art nerds and join Kristina to geek out over some cool stuff.

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Episode 8: This week we take a look at the powerful silhouettes of Kara Walker. Airs Feb 28, 2021 at 10am


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Episode 7: This week we take a look at the vibrant and colorful history of African American quilting, specifically by studying two artists: Harriet Powers and Bisa Butler. Airs Feb 21, 2021 at 10am


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Episode 6: This week we take a look at American artist Beauford Delaney, who was active during the Harlem Renaissance. Airs Feb 14, 2021 at 10am


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Episode 5: This week we take a look at “Creation of God” by Chicago-based artist Harmonia Rosales. Airs Feb 7, 2021 at 10am


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Episode 4: This week we take a look at why art history often studies the history of religion, as well as Islamic Architecture and the Mosque-Cathedral of Cordoba in Spain. Airs Jan 31, 2021 at 10am


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Episode 3: Dive into some art history for beginners, hosted by Gallery Manager Kristina. This week we take a look at The Two Fridas, the largest painting ever created by Frida Kahlo. Airs Jan 24, 2021 at 10am


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Episode 2: The Woman of Willendorf. This week we take a look at the Venus of Willendorf, a Paleolithic sculpture and hypothetical fertility statue. Airs Jan 17, 2021 at 10am


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Dive into some art history for beginners, hosted by Gallery Manager Kristina. Episode 0: What is Tidbits, and why do we study art history? Episode 1: Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci