May 16, 2018
Recently, a Parisian burglar nearly got away with stealing several paintings from the Louvre. However, after planning the crime, getting in and out past heavy security, he was captured only two blocks away, when his van ran out of gas. When asked how he could mastermind such a daring crime, and then make such an obvious error, he replied, “I had no Monet to buy Degas to make the Van Gogh.”
Join us and special guest host Ben Mooney (@ben_etc) from the podcast Back to the Futurama, and of the tumblr Former Presidents Holding Food at formerpresidentsholdingfood.tumblr.com as we debate the most attractive impressionists. Will be be Marie Bracquemond? Pierre-Auguste Renoir? Or will it be Gustave Caillebotte?
Show notes at historicallyhot.com/episodes/impressionists