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Episode #21: Season Prologue- The Relationship Between Art and War (Season 2, Episode 1): This episode is sponsored by Audible: get a free audiobook download and a free 30-day trial here. Thank you for supporting our show! It was the most widespread war in history, involving the participation of more than one hundred million people from...

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This episode is sponsored by Audible: get a free audiobook download and a free 30-day trial here. Thank you for supporting our show! It was the most widespread war in history, involving the participation of more than one hundred million people from around the world, including the greatest powers across the globe: the United States, Great Britain, France, Germany, China, Japan, Italy, and the Soviet Union. It affected life in myriad ways: economically, politically, industrially, scientifically, ideologically. And its reach was one of the most horrible. Between the deaths on the battlefield and the mass killings of civilians, an estimated 50 to 85 million fatalities occurred, making it the deadliest conflict in all of recorded human history.  And yet, at the same time, it spurred on glimpses of positivity in the midst of this darkness: giving rise to the so-called Greatest Generation, and leading to advances in medicine and aviation, in information technology, and many other sectors. This was World War Two. But what did the war have to do with art? And how are the effects of the war still being felt today? // Please SUBSCRIBE and REVIEW our show on iTunes. Twitter / Facebook/ Instagram Looking for a transcription of this episode? Check it out here. Not to be used for distribution or any other purpose without permission.  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. Episode Credits Production and Editing by Kaboonki Creative. Theme music by Alex Davis. Research assistance by Stephanie Pryor. Social media assistance by Emily Crockett.  "The heaven is far" by Damiano Baldoni is licensed under BY 4.0; "machinery" by Kai Engel is licensed under BY-NC 4.0; "aspirato" by Kai Engel is licensed under BY-NC 4.0; "бить настоящим" by Kosta T is licensed under BY 4.0; "Dancing Sparrows A (ID 609)" by Lobo Loco is licensed under BY-NC-NC 4.0; "world of ruin" by Damiano Baldoni is licensed under BY 4.0  

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