Archives: Waldy & Bendy’s Adventures in Art

Season 1, Episode 6

Why are celebrities grabbing their paint brushes during the Great Lockdown, and what exactly is the elusive art movement they call Mannerism? Plus Waldy’s self-portrait as Philip Guston.

Season 1, Episode 5

Rubens divides opinions. But can he divide Waldy & Bendy? Also, a lockdown interview with Tracey Emin and why Bendy wants a Holbein.

Season 1, Episode 4

This week – Artemisia Gentileschi. Is she as good as everyone says? We also review Grayson Perry’s new TV art show and discuss why picture restoration has suddenly become such a popular topic.

Season 1, Episode 3

What do we think of Caravaggio, and can bad people be good artists? Also, a lockdown interview with the director of the Wallace Collection.

Season 1, Episode 2

Why are we so obsessed with Leonardo da Vinci, and a virtual tour of the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam.

Season 1, Episode 1

This week Bendy will be opining about the controversial museum practice of ‘deaccessioning’ and I’ll be asking why Gauguin was such a great painter of children.