From fights between artists, biographical episodes, and how art affects everyone day to day, Pint Saized Art History works to bring art history to you in a fun and accessible way armed with a drink and a friend or two.

By Dani Saiz


23 – The Tragic Story of Dick Son and Bob Dad

July 07, 2022

Oh my gosh! We’re back! In stereo (maybe, Dani writes these but doesn’t edit). Topic of discussion today is painter and illustrator, Richard Dadd, mental health, and fantasy art.Steve joins Dani and Squid for this adventure.Follow Along on InstagramArtwor


22 – Minisode: Hot Dogs Are So In Vogue Right Now

April 14, 2022

The first ever Pint Saized Minisode brings you: Hot dog people, Etsy strikes, Chicago Expo, and sanctioned art!Support the Podcast! Find Merch! Find our Socials!Ivy Haldeman’s InstagramMarked Explicit for the one time I said the F-word.Music: Punky fr


21 – Big Eyes for Big Money

March 31, 2022

When is an artist not an artist? Walter Keane answers that when he steals his wife, Margaret Keane’s, work throughout their marriage.Dani and Squid are joined by Christian, Josh, JM, Josh v2.0, and Aly this time around to discuss the ups and downs of the


20 – It Takes Two to Profit

March 17, 2022

Jackson Pollock’s life, work, and wife, Lee Krasner’s influence on him is the topic of discussion for Dani, Squid, and special guest, Mama Squid.Support the show, follow along on Instagram, or reach out by clicking here!Artwork Discussed:Male and Female,


19 – All Artists are 12-Year Olds at Heart

March 03, 2022

Just another thirsty Thursday discussing art world drama, this time involving British-Indian artist, Anish Kapoor, copyrighting a color (sort of) and British artist, Stuart Stemple’s, public response. Squid, Christian, and Ethan join Dani this time around


18 – The First Medieval Search Query: What is a Cat?

February 17, 2022

Middle Age cat art is the topic this Thirsty Thursday. Dani and Squid are joined by Josh (v2.0) and Aly to discuss–but mostly laugh at and look over–cat paintings, drawings, and art from the late Middle Ages.Support the show by buying Drunk Stickers her


17 – There’s People with Personal Styles and Then…There’s El Greco

February 03, 2022

Grecian artist, Domnikos Theotokpoulos, more well known as El Greco, is here to haunt the Pint Saized Pod gang’s dreams–or at least at one hospital. Caleb and Squid join again to discuss. Support the show by buying Drunk Stickers hereHelp us win a spon


16 – I Don’t Want To but We Need To Talk About Banksy

January 20, 2022

Banksy, English based graffiti artist, brings Caleb from a distance for this episode to join Dani and Squid in diss-scussion.Support the show by buying Drunk Stickers hereHelp us win a sponsorship by writing a quick love letter hereArtwork Discussed:Windo


15 – No Man, No God, No Tram, Can Tell Her What She Can Do

January 06, 2022

Happy 1 year Pint Saized Art History!Frida Kahlo is this Thirsty Thursday’s main topic. Dani schools Squid on the life, love, and art of Kahlo.Support the show by buying Drunk Stickers hereArtwork Discussed:Broken Column, c1944, Frida KahloThe Flower Vend


14 – Walking Statues, Aliens Building Pyramids, and How Racism is the Dumb One

December 23, 2021

Were the Pyramids, Stonehenge, or the Moai built by aliens? When mysteries in larger than life art comes up, so does that question. Squid is the guest today talking aliens, architecture, and making guesses–some educated.Artwork Discussed:Pyramid of Khufu


13 – How to Stop Demons: Step 1) Drop Trow, Step 2) Profit

December 10, 2021

Horrifying humanity used to scare demons…Dani^2 with Squid this time around to talk about art where the sun don't shine gets its moment in the spotlight. Artwork Discussed:Terracotta Statuette of Baubo, c100BC-100AD, EgyptTerracotta Baubo, c400-300


The Most Famous Undercover Mother // Mona Lisa and da Vinci

November 25, 2021

Dani and Squid discuss the Mona Lisa and DaVinci's process and muse behind it along with some theories and studies on the piece.Artwork Discussed:The Mona Lisa, Leonardo da Vinci, c1503-1506Audrey Munson for those who wanted to knowMarked "Expli


What To Do When You’re a Master Painter by Sixteen and Other Problems I Don’t Have // Pablo Picasso and Academicism

November 11, 2021

Along with Squid comes guest Josh (2.0) and Aly to talk about Pablo Picasso's early years, learning to paint, and everything in between.Artwork Discussed:Le petit picador jaune, c1889, Pablo PicassoScience and Charity, c1897, Pablo PicassoThe Paintin


When is an Artist Just an Artist? When They’re Cis-White Males // Adrian Piper and Identity as a Medium

October 28, 2021

Thanks to the editing prowess of return guest Squid, we're bringing you a regular schedule. For thirsty Thursday today, we're talking about American born, Germany living, artist Adrian Piper.Artwork Discussed:Performance piece at the Louvre, c20


What Do you Call a Man Nailing Himself to a Volkswagen Bug and Having Someone Rev the Engine? A Spectacle // Chris Burden

October 14, 2021

As is evident by the lateness of this episode, Dani is the worst at editing, but Squid & Josh make wonderful guests to sit, drink, and talk about the controversial performance art days of Chris Burden.Artwork discussed:Five Day Locker Piece, c1971, Ch


Duality of Man, Birthing an Art Movement and Being a Murderer // Caravaggio is a Wild Man

September 02, 2021

After a bit of a surprise time, Pint Saized Art History is back! This time with Squid again, talking about criminal histories, artichokes, and the time the pope put a hit out on a man.Marked "Explicit" for: strong language and Stephen King gore


Touch Me and I’ll Scream // How Technology and Art Can Lead to Confusion

June 18, 2021

Squid is back and so is her grudge against Artemisia Gentileschi! Join us while we discuss art, tumblr, and crediting artists.Art Discussed:Susanna and the Elders, c1610, Artemisia GentileschiSusanna and the Elders, Restored – X-Ray, c1998, Kathleen Gilje


Hot Lucifer and How Hot is Too Hot for the Pope \\ The Geefs Brothers’ Statues vs the Catholic Church

May 20, 2021

Along for the ride is Squid and newcomer, Ziel! Join us in discussing the temptations of Lucifer/Satan and how attractiveness has changed since the mid 1800s.Art Discussed:Boy Bitten By A Lizard, c1593-4, CaravaggioL'ange du mal, c1842, Joseph GeefsL