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Dr Great Art! Short, Fun Art History Artecdotes!

Dr Great Art! (Sometimes even with a "?"), Short, Fun, Art History Artecdotes. Through his podcasts and performance-lecture installations, artist and art historian Dr Mark Staff Brandl takes viewers inside visual art and art history. Entertainingly, yet educationally and aesthetically he presents and discusses stimulating tidbits of knowledge from art history. Brandl stands for an understanding of art in which art historical knowledge and aesthetic pleasure merge into a new artistic experience.
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Through his podcasts and performance-lecture installations, artist and art historian Dr Mark Staff Brandl takes viewers inside visual art and art history. Entertainingly, yet educationally and aesthetically he presents and discusses stimulating tidbits of knowledge from art history.

Dec 11, 2020

Christmas time! A Dr Great Art podcast about how Santa Claus LOOKS --- the history of his visual appearance. St. Nicholas, Thomas Nast, Fred Mizen, Coca-Cola, Luther, the Orthodox Santa, "Twas the Night Before Christmas," Puritans, Nazis and more including the Swiss Samichlaus and Schmutzli This is the 71st Dr Great Art podcast, a reprise from way back, podcast number 5. In this troublesome time of Covid, Lockdowns and the attempted fascist takeovers of the US and the UK still in progress, let us pray that times get better. Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, Happy Kwanzaa, Happy Yuletide, Happy Solstice, Happy Bodhi Day, Merry Pancha Ganapati, Happy Human Light Day, Io Saturnalia, -- in short, Happy Holidays.

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