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Dying for Your Art (ep. 185)

Dying for Your Art (ep. 185)

Update: 2022-03-01
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Voted on by our Patreon, we dive into the deadly side of sculpture, painting, ballet and more!

01:36 Blucifer

04:00 Get the lead out

10:00 Ballet blazes

20:45 Death by a thousand face

26:43 The Conqueror and the conquered

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Sources:

https://www.ozy.com/true-and-stories/the-ballet-girls-who-burned-to-death/71244/

https://www.racked.com/2017/12/19/16710276/burning-dresses-history

https://www.oddee.com/item_99203.aspx

https://bookshop.org/books/your-brain-on-facts-things-you-didn-t-know-things-you-thought-you-knew-and-things-you-never-knew-you-never-knew-trivia-quizzes-fun-fa/9781642502534

https://www.armco.org.uk/asbestos-survey-news/asbestos-was-used-as-fake-snow-in-many-old-hollywood-movies/

https://www.grunge.com/267772/the-amazing-life-and-tragic-death-of-lon-chaney/

https://www.dogfordstudios.com/killer-art-art-that-has-actually-killed-people/

https://news.artnet.com/art-world/7-deadly-art-materials-to-watch-out-for-1081526

https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2013/11/how-important-is-lead-poisoning-to-becoming-a-legendary-artist/281734/

https://noahchemicals.com/blog/the-toxic-histories-of-five-famous-pigments/

https://www.dogfordstudios.com/killer-art-art-that-has-actually-killed-people/

https://owlcation.com/stem/Cinnabar-A-Beautiful-But-Toxic-Mineral-Ore-and-Pigment

https://www.asbestosdiseaseawareness.org/newsroom/blogs/its-snowing-asbestos-the-haunting-truth-about-the-white-christmas-killer-set-and-continued-imports-and-use/

https://www.cpr.org/2019/11/04/everything-you-ever-wanted-to-know-about-blucifer-the-demon-horse-of-dia

https://www.burlington-record.com/2021/06/11/blucifer-just-turned-13-but-the-family-of-the-artist-who-died-creating-it-would-prefer-you-dont-call-it-that/

https://www.livescience.com/64224-sculptor-unknowingly-poisons-herself-with-her-own-art.html

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Dying for Your Art (ep. 185)

Dying for Your Art (ep. 185)

Moxie LaBouche