Allyson Healey

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Allyson Healey is an art historian and podcaster, and the one-person engine behind Art History for All, a podcast about making art more accessible and relevant to the general public (find it at or your favorite podcatcher). Allyson earned a BA in art history from Scripps College and a Master’s in art and architectural history from the University of Virginia, and now has a day job in the museum world, helping generate enthusiasm about art face-to-face instead of just over the airwaves. Follow Allyson on Instagram and Twitter @arthistory4all and DM her all your art book recommendations.

Parenting and Property: the Prodigal Son in Modern Life

Allyson Healey examines intergenerational conflict in painter James Tissot’s 1880 series The Prodigal Son in Modern Life.

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