Decoder Ring; Hotel Art

Slate Culture

By Slate Podcasts

Decoder Ring; Hotel Art

Monday, 1 October

Hotel Art used to be one of the ultimate symbols of bad taste, it was often ugly, kitschy, and strange. Today, the art you find in a hotel is far less likely to be the result of one individual's poor taste, and much more likely to have passed through an entire industry designed to help place art into hotels. Hotel art is now almost universally pleasant, if anodyne. How did this happen? This episode is brought to you by the following advertisers: Slack, a workplace communication hub. Find out more at slack.com. I Travel For, a new podcast from British Airways, American Airlines and Visit Britain. Listen wherever you get your podcasts. Intel Optane Memory, learn more today at intel.com/youcould. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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