Podcast round-up – America After the Fall: Painting in the 1930s

Published 1 May 2017

Catch up on talks at the RA surrounding our exhibition America After the Fall: Painting in the 1930s.

  • The art of the 1930s American dream

    Professor Sarah Churchwell examines the political, cultural and aesthetic contexts to infamous 1930s artworks, alongside popular films of the era.

  • American Gothic: Grant Wood's personal and stylistic influences

    Art historian R. Tripp Evans delves deep into the significance and origins of Grant Wood’s iconic American Gothic.

  • Black art and activism

    Artists Sonia Boyce, Dr Kimathi Donkor and Jacob V Joyce discuss whether black artists today are expected to challenge global and national issues of race and representation.

  • How can art define a sense of national identity?

    In the midst of Brexit and in an age of political upheaval in the UK and abroad, how are ideas about national identity portrayed through art?


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