Episode #49: Shock Art: David's The Death of Marat (Season 5, Episode 3)

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Episode #49: Shock Art: David's The Death of Marat (Season 5, Episode 3)

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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:" David's The Death of Marat. Please  SUBSCRIBE and REVIEW our show on Apple Podcasts! Twitter / Facebook/ Instagram   SPONSORS The Great Courses Plus (85% off digital course The Genius of Michelangelo, and more) AllModern (use promo code ARTCURIOUS for 10% off your first purchase) StoryWorth ($20 off your order) Cove (first month of migraine treatment free with this link) Casper (use promo code ARTCURIOUS for $100 off select mattresses) 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:" David's The Death of Marat. Please  SUBSCRIBE and REVIEW our show on Apple Podcasts! Twitter / Facebook/ Instagram   SPONSORS The Great Courses Plus (85% off digital course The Genius of Michelangelo, and more) AllModern (use promo code ARTCURIOUS for 10% off your first purchase) StoryWorth ($20 off your order) Cove (first month of migraine treatment free with this link) Casper (use promo code ARTCURIOUS for $100 off select mattresses) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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