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BONUS EPISODE: Meet Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven

BONUS EPISODE: Meet Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven

We’re back for a bonus episode related to one of our “shock art” shows this past season: who is really responsible for creating the infamous urinal readymade, Fountain? Welcome to one of the art world’s latest scandals, and meet a truly unforgettable woman: the Baroness Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven.

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Episode Credits

Production and Editing by Kaboonki. Theme music by Alex Davis.  Logo by Dave Rainey. Social media assistance by Emily Crockett..

ArtCurious is sponsored by Anchorlight, an interdisciplinary creative space, founded with the intent of fostering artists, designers, and craftspeople at varying stages of their development. Home to artist studios, residency opportunities, and exhibition space Anchorlight encourages mentorship and the cross-pollination of skills among creatives in the Triangle.

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Scuba" by Metre is licensed under BY-NC-SA 4.0; "Hiatus" by Bio Unit is licensed under BY-NC-SA 4.0; "Marimba on the Loose" by Daniel Birch is licensed under BY 4.0; "The Gentle Side" by Ketsa is licensed under BY-NC-ND 4.0; "Pilgrim 2000 (ID 980)" by Lobo Loco is licensed under BY-NC-ND 4.0. Ads: "In Shadows" by William Ross Chernoff's Nomads is licensed under BY 4.0 (ThirdLove); "Pillow Tree: Version 2" by UncleBibby is licensed under BY 4.0 (UTEP).

Links and further resources

Artsy: Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven, the Dada Baroness Who Invented the Readymade

The Guardian: A woman in the men's room: when will the art world recognise the real artist behind Duchamp's Fountain?

Amazon: Baroness Elsa: Gender, Dada, and Everyday Modernity―A Cultural Biography by Irene Gammel

Episode #54: True Crime/Fine Art: Otto Dix and the Plot to Kill Hitler

Episode #54: True Crime/Fine Art: Otto Dix and the Plot to Kill Hitler

Episode #53: Shock Art: Courbet's The Origin of the World (Season 5, Episode 7)

Episode #53: Shock Art: Courbet's The Origin of the World (Season 5, Episode 7)

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