He's NOT Screaming?!
I take a look around the Edvard Munch exhibition at The British Museum.
According to Guilla Bartrum’s lecture, the subject of Edvard Munch most famous piece The Scream is not actually screaming at all. The Scream is in fact hearing a scream, the scream of nature on a day where the sky was blood red. That's why it looks so freaked out. Rephrase your use of the emoji accordingly.
That isn’t the only fun fact in this podcast, if you listen you’ll discover why this lady caused Munch to get shot in the finger…
What did you eat yesterday? Manga isn’t just Astro Boy, and so much more than comic books you find outside Japan. It is a history of the workers taking over the means of production and making something brand new. Nicole Rousmaniere, curator of the Citi exhibition Manga to discuss the fascinating origins of the Japanese art form and its cultural influence across the globe.
Smashing statues… were ancient statues really full of gold? No? What about rats?
Does this mean every emoji is wrong?
How do you know how old something is?
How can you tell what disease someone died of over 1000 years ago?
When did we first put pen to paper? Or Stylus to Tablet? Or scraper to shoulder blade?
Big Cat Killers
A spooky late night at the Museum
All about Stonehenge… and what that has to do with people called Beaker.
Ian Hislop interview plus Iszi takes you round the exhibition!