Now in it’s twenty-third season, The Simpsons is the longest-running scripted television series in American prime-time. In four hundred plus episodes, the obvious laughs are often low-brow, but what has made the show such a success season after season are the satirical takes on popular culture. While the film, television and music references are easy to recognize, The Simpsons is often rather erudite with frequent nods to the art world.
Spanning from the renaissance masters to contemporary minds, here’s the complete history of art references in every Simpsons episode ever.
- Megan Ann Wilson (@shegotgame)