Episode #48: Shock Art: Eakins' The Gross Clinic (Season 5, Episode 2)

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Episode #48: Shock Art: Eakins' The Gross Clinic (Season 5, Episode 2)

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Works that we take for granted today as masterpieces, or as epitomes of the finest of fine art, could also have been considered ugly, of poor quality, or just bad when they were first made. With the passage of time comes a calm and an acceptance. But that doesn’t change the fact that there are many works peppered throughout art history that were straight-up shocking to the public when they were first presented decades, or even hundreds of years ago. Today's work of "shock art:" Eakins' The Gross Clinic Please  SUBSCRIBE and REVIEW our show on Apple Podcasts! Twitter / Facebook/ Instagram   SPONSORS The Great Courses AllModern (use promo code ARTCURIOUS for 10% off your first purchase) Soraa Radiant (use promo code ARTCURIOUS for 15% any purchase over $50) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Works that we take for granted today as masterpieces, or as epitomes of the finest of fine art, could also have been considered ugly, of poor quality, or just bad when they were first made. With the passage of time comes a calm and an acceptance. But that doesn’t change the fact that there are many works peppered throughout art history that were straight-up shocking to the public when they were first presented decades, or even hundreds of years ago. Today's work of "shock art:" Eakins' The Gross Clinic Please  SUBSCRIBE and REVIEW our show on Apple Podcasts! Twitter / Facebook/ Instagram   SPONSORS The Great Courses AllModern (use promo code ARTCURIOUS for 10% off your first purchase) Soraa Radiant (use promo code ARTCURIOUS for 15% any purchase over $50) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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