Waldy & Bendy's Adventures in Art / Season 2, Episode 3

Waldy & Bendy discuss an exciting new Museum of African Art, talk to the author of The Brutish Museums, and then cuddle up to Bendy’s donkey. That’s right. Bendy has a donkey.

BENIN MUSEUM AND THE BRUTISH MUSEUMS

View of the proposed main entrance and courtyard garden © Adjaye Associates

Ceramic Gallery © Adjaye Associates

Contemporary Gallery © Adjaye Associates

The Brutish Museums The Benin Bronzes, Colonial Violence and Cultural Restitution by Dan Hicks

Bronze Head from Ife (c. 1300 AD)

Bronze Head from Ife (c. 1300 AD)

DONKEYS

Paul on a donkey (1923) by Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)

Capricho No. 40: De qué mal morirá? (Of what ill will he die?) (1799) by Francisco Goya (1746-1828)

Don Quixote and Sancho Panza (c. 1865) by Honoré Daumier (1808-1879)

Pierrot (formerly known as Gilles) (1719) by Jean-Antoine Watteau (1684-1721)

The Rest on the Flight into Egypt (1615-1620) by Orazio Gentileschi (1563-1639)

ON THE WALL

Landscape with the Fall of Icarus (c. 1560) by Pieter Bruegel the Elder

Gonbad-e Quabus (c. 900-1007)

Watch a clip from Paradise Found where Waldemar visits Gonbad-e Quabus.