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101. Rethink: Suffering and Death, Part Two

There is a great deal of mythology and mysticism that surrounds the arts, especially when it comes to suffering and death. For centuries artists have been seen as tortured individuals who have a special sense about life or unique view into death. Art works from around the globe show depictions of the most normal and human activity: death. So what is it about death? What does it mean to engage with this topic? And why does it seem artists have a particular ability to see and understand loss?

This week Ryan and Garreth are joined once again in the studio by painters Ian C. Hess and Miguel Carter-Fisher to talk about the suffering and death in art. The first episode on this topic was such a hit that we had the gang come back together to go deeper with the way suffering and death is approached in the arts.

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