Category: Art History
11,000 year old man holding his wiener! 🙋♂️🌭
Archaeologists in Turkey recently discovered an 11,000-year-old stone carving of a man holding his wiener while fighting off leopards…yes, you read that right. Transcript We’re gonna be talking about the oldest narrative scene we have in documented history and it’s of a man holding his wiener. Yes, I said wiener. Apparently, the stone two-panel carving […]
Art insurance prices skyrocket with climate change! 🎨 🌳
As climate change continues to take a toll on our planet, art insurance is becoming increasingly expensive!! If you visit a museum or buy an art piece from a gallery, these expenses will trickle down to you, the consumer. Transcript Art insurance around the world is expected in conjunction with climate change. Art insurance is […]
Are the Parthenon Marbles FINALLY returning to Greece?!
Apparently, the British Museum has been in talks with Greece to return the Elgin (Parthenon) marbles! Negotiations have finally been opened between the chairman of the British Museum and the Greek prime minister…but there’s a catch. Transcript Apparently, the British Museum is currently in talks with Greece to return the (Elgin) Parthenon Marbles. Greece has […]
Giant ancient kitty/Van Gogh forcibly sold/Return of the bog bodies/Christie’s shocking profits 2022
By Amara is a weekly art and history podcast hosted by Amara Andrew. Each week, we’ll take a quick look at the goings on in the art and history world. This week, we’re looking at a giant ancient kitty, a van Gogh painting that was forcibly sold, return of the bog bodies, and guess how […]
An ATM that publicly (& permanently) displays your bank balance! 😱
Every year, there’s a showstopper piece from Art Basel Miami Beach. This year, it was ATM Leaderboard by MSCHF. No longer do we have to wonder how much someone makes, because this little ATM has all the answers. 👀 Transcript At the Miami Beach Art Basel every year, there’s always that one show-stopper piece. This […]
Marie Antoinette’s furniture up for AUCTION!
Two pieces of furniture from Marie Antoinette sold for MAJOR prices! 👀💰 Transcript Two pieces that were from Marie Antoinette’s personal collection were up for auction. These two pieces, also, have really special meaning to Marie Antoinette’s life. The first piece that was sold was a beautiful chest of drawers. This piece was created shortly […]
11,000-year-old man holding penis / Celebs sued for secret BAYC deal / 200+ objects returned to Mexico!
By Amara is a weekly art and history podcast hosted by Amara Andrew. Each week, we’ll take a quick look at the goings on in the art and history world. This week, we’re looking at the oldest narrative scene which just so happens to depict a 11,000 year old man holding his wiener; a slew […]
Fake dinosaur skeleton at auction! 🦖
Christie’s was going to sell this T-Rex skeleton, but now they’re under fire after it was discovered that almost ¾ of the bones were copies of *another* T-Rex! Transcript Christie’s was slated to sell an entire T-Rex skeleton. The T-Rex, though, whose name is Shen, has now been removed from the catalog…why? A bunch of […]
Banksy is pissed! Here’s why 👀
So, a couple weeks ago, Banksy posted to Instagram accusing Guess of using his artwork without his permission. Guess, though, claims they have the rights to use his artwork because of their deal with Brandalised…but who’s right? 🤔 Transcript Do not fuck with Banksy because they will fuck you back so hard. Banksy posted a […]
Largest U.S. conventions have banned AI art! 🦾 🖼️
Two of the largest anime conventions in the U.S. have now completely banned AI-generated artwork from their artists’ alleys. How do you feel about AI-generated art being banned from Anime NYC and Animé LA? 🤔 Transcript We’re, again, talking about AI-generated artwork and copyright! Apparently, two of the largest anime conventions in the U.S., Anime […]