Nic Thurman on Late Rembrandt & Titian and Why you Should Avoid the Color Blue | ⭐ Bonus | The Cave of Apelles

Tonight’s guest is the painter and member of the Order of Memorosa, Nic Thurman.
Watch the featured interview with Thurman, where he talks about how modernism originates with Kant and Hegel and why Kitsch is a viable alternative.

Topics discussed in this episode:

  • Why Pollock is not the modern day Rembrandt
  • Almost identical: Late Titian and Late Rembrandt
  • Titian was Aristotelian, not the first impressionist
  • Are some of the Memorosa Dogmas too specific?
  • The color blue weakens the storytelling
  • Using orange instead of red and yellow
  • Moby Dick
  • Kitsch & Art History Quiz


🎵 Full audio:


Dean Anthony
Fergus Ryan
Anders Berge Christensen
Alastair Blain
Erik Lasky
Jared Fountain
Michael Irish
Shaun Roberts
Stacey Evangelista
Peter Asinger
Herman Borge
Elizabeth Freeman
Jack Entz Warner
Jon Harald Aspheim
Tonelise Rugaas
Trym Jordahl
Yngve Hellan

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  • Apelles was asked why he touched and retouched his pictures with so much care, to which he replied:
    "I paint for eternity"