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Arts & Entertainment with Chris & Randall

May 20, 2022

Chris and Randall try to figure out Generation X' sense of humor. 

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Topics discussed include: 

the Baby Boom
Douglas Coupland's Gen-X
stand up comedy boom
stand up comedy albums
the 1970s
cable television
VHS...


May 6, 2022

Randall shows Chris some of Hitler's favorite artists, and some of Hitler's own paintings. 

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Hitler's favorite fine artists according to Albert Speer:

1) Eduard von Grützner
2) Wilhelm Leibl
3) Hans Thoma
4) Hans...


Apr 28, 2022

Did Wassily Kandinsky really invent abstract art? Randall takes Chris on a journey with many twists and turns. 

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Topics discussed include: 

the first abstract painting
Wassily Kandinsky
Hilma af Klint
Helena...


Mar 31, 2022

Randall and Chris discuss the moment the "modern" world was born, with the first abstract painting in 1910.

Another slide episode. Watch the video on Youtube or Facebook or download slides here: https://mega.nz/file/ExlWgJiC#1o5JkcH5qSFZ28Fu06JIxrsEibX5sSV_mK4t9QoJ-co


Topics discussed include: 

Salon des...


Mar 10, 2022

Randall talks to Chris about the transition to modernism in painting.


slideshow download:
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Timeline:

1863 -- Salon des Refusés
1874 -- Impression, Sunrise by Monet
1875 -- James Abbott McNeill Whistler paints Nocturne in Black and Gold -- The Falling...