29 | Artist as Genius - myth vs reality

29 | Artist as Genius - myth vs reality

Erin and I debunk the myth of the artist as genius. We look back at history to when this idea originated as well as how it can quickly spiral out of control. We talk about the original “bad boy,” how the idea of genius is gendered, and wonder if you really can separate the artist from the finished product. Get ready for a wild ride.



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Lord Byron

the original “bad boy”


John “Got it Done” Constable (1776-1837)

#JusticeforConstable


Paul “See You Later, Family” Gauguin (1848-1903)

Read more: Meredith Mendelsohn - Why is the Art World Divided Over Gaugin’s Legacy? - Artsy


Edgar “I Just Like Watching” Degas (1834-1917)

Read more: John Richardson - Degas and the Dancers - Vanity Fair


30 | Exhibit Pre-Game - Walls Turned Sideways at CAMH

30 | Exhibit Pre-Game - Walls Turned Sideways at CAMH

28 | Destination: Art - Teotihuacan

28 | Destination: Art - Teotihuacan