American Art Online Videos

a catalogue of online lectures and conversations with artists, scholars and others

with content focusing on representational art presented free of charge


BBC presents Master Photographers: Andre Kertesz (1983) BBC series; part 1 9:54; part 2 10:20; part 3 7:32; part 4 3:52


BBC News offers Diane Arbus exhibition opens at V&A The Victoria and Albert Museum is holding a major exhibition of the work of New York photographer Diane Arbus. Martin Barnes, curator of photography at the V&A Museum, described her contribution to the art of photography.


BBC Television presents American Vision: The History of American Art and Architecture produced by Planet 24 in association with BBC Television; a Time Inc.-BBC co-production; produced in association with Thirteen/WNET. Clips from epispdes are via YouTube. (Links found expired as of 7/6/09 audit. Video were removed due to terms of use violation.) presents Behind the Glass: The Cincinnati Art Museum with several video clips featuring members of the staff of the Cincinnati Art Museum explaining their positions, including Glenn Markoe, Curator of Classical and Near Eastern Art, Jay Brennan Pattison, Associate Registrar, and Fred Wallace, Associate Conservator.


Bellevue Art Museum's web site contains a Media Library page which, as of 11/15/10, contains a menu of audio and video presentations including material relating to past exhibitions. presents Ron Mueck, filmed during Ron Mueck's residency at The National Gallery, London. The exhibition Ron Mueck was on view at the Brooklyn Museum, November 3, 2006-February 4, 2007. Video courtesy of The National Gallery, London. (Link found expired as of 7/6/09 audit. Source site may contain this content via a revised URL) Another video on sculpture is titled Community Artist: Dan Gerhart which was produced, from start to finish, within a 4-day workshop by new filmmakers at


Bodega Bay Heritage Gallery presents:


Boston Athenaeum partnered with the WGBH Forum Network for a series of lectures on American art by David Dearinger, who is Susan Morse Hilles Curator of Paintings and Sculpture at the Boston Athenaeum. An art historian and curator, he received his Ph.D. from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, with a specialty in nineteenth-century American art. Titles include:

and also from the Boston Athenaeum:


Boston College partnered with the WGBH Forum Network for:


Boston University presented a 3-minute video "Musée des Beaux Arts" on June 14, 2000. Painter Susan Hambleton of New York, NY reads a poem by W. H. Auden in this video. Part of the Favorite Poem Archive recently presented by Robert Pinsky, Poet Laureate and Professor of English at Boston University (Links found expired as of 7/6/09 audit0

See artist-instructor John A. Parks' 3-part plein air demonstration from Part 1, (16:36) This installment focuses on the underpainting. Part 2 (17:08) Parks begins adding color to his painting in this installment. Part 3 (24:02) The final installment of artist-instructor John A. Parks' plein air demonstration. Posted Oct. 22, 2007.

In "Purchase Street, Rye, New York" posted Oct 24, 2007 (1:08) viewers see a plein air demonstration of Nestor Mandalengoitia painting on the streets of Rye, New York..

Also see a Jan 9, 2007 video tribute to Gordon Parks (5:45)


Brooklyn Museum presents two videos in connection with John Singer Sargent Watercolors, held April 5 - July 28, 2013. Artist Monika de Vries Gohlke investigates Sargent's techniques. Conservator Toni Owen answers visitor questions about Sargent's technique. Information for some other past museums also include videos. Accessed May, 2014


The Butler Art Institute features a video library page on its website. As of September, 2009 the page offers four videos of illustrator Bill Dotsun at work.


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