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Arts & Entertainment with Chris & Randall

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

Mar 31, 2022

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

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Salon des...

Mar 10, 2022

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

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

Mar 3, 2022

Randall goes on a deep dive of modern art in an attempt to describe what leads to abstraction. 

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Topics discussed include: 

figurative art
religious art
fantasy art
landscape painting
Alexander Cozens
John Robert...