Kelly & Eli Smiling Through the Apocalypse - Ep. 7 /// Literature, Art and Pandemic Escapism...
Another week, another smile around the apocalypse. This week we chat about the role of art and literature in imagining and coping with catastrophe, moving from Don Delillo's sprawling novel Underworld, through Brueghel's painting The Triumph of Death and into Bocaccio's Decameron.
Joining us in conversation is Ross Bressler, Professor of Art History at the Berklee College of Music, who also kindly shared various online resources for art consumption in pandemic times (and otherwise...)
The Decameron – Full Text – Project Gutenberg
Peter Breughel - Triumph of Death - Prado Museum, Madrid
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Guide to Finding Great Art in Isolation – WashPost – March 2020
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Getty Art Challenge – My Modern Met Article (April 2020)
Art Newspaper Podcast – “Can New Tech Recreate the Hand of an Old Master”
Google Arts and Culture
Closer to Van Eyck
Curator Tour of Jan Van Eyck Exhibition in Ghent
The Night Watch in High Resolution
Hacking the Heist