Waldy & Bendy dive into the dangerous artistic waters of fakes and forgeries, and ask what’s real in art and what isn’t? When they’ve done that, they go fishing and play some chess.

Waldy & Bendy discuss an exciting new Museum of African Art, talk to the author of The Brutish Museums, and then cuddle up to Bendy’s donkey. That’s right. Bendy has a donkey.

 

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Waldy & Bendy attempt an American art special. But don’t get very far. Also, the timely return of the Waldy & Bendy Awards, where the search is on for the worst statue in Britain.

 

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Waldy and Bendy catch up on what they’ve been up to in the interim since the last lockdown and discuss Artemisia Gentileschi.

 

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In a one episode special, Waldy swaps partners and teams up with his pal Ron to talk about flying works of art - otherwise known as birds.

You can also watch the episode on Youtube where pictures of the birds are included.

Episode 14

Waldy and Bendy take a pop at Hogarth and discuss what it's like to visit galleries again as the lockdown eases. In On the Wall, Bendy goes for a stolen painting while Waldy goes for a heap of old instruments.

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Episode 13

Waldy & Bendy interview the director of the National Gallery and ask why the museums are taking such a long time to reopen. Then they hand out the prestigious Waldy & Bendy Award for the Worst Painter of Children in art.

 

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Episode 12

Waldy and Bendy go head to head, arguing over whether British art is actually any good. And the Wendy Awards return, this time handed out to the best painters of children.

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Episode 11

Waldy & Bendy talk to Damien Hirst talk about the impact of the lockdown and fall in love with Gainsborough. Bendy chooses a picture to hang on his wall that is famous for its wart, while Waldy goes for something bigger. Much bigger.

See pictures and links in the show notes on the Sunday Times website.

Episode 10

Waldy and Bendy discuss iconoclasm and choose ‘the world’s worst museum website’. In On The Wall, Bendy goes for a landscape and Waldy goes for a VW camper van!

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