American Art Online Videos

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The Mandelman-Ribak Foundation sponsors on its website an Oral History Project originated in 1999 in collaboration with Douglas Dreishpoon, Senior Curator at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery in Buffalo, New York. The Project concerns artists who have worked in Taos, NM. As of 2011 the Foundation reports on its website recordings of 41 interviews of which 32 have been transcribed. Each interview runs about an hour in length and develops around a set of questions researched and conducted by Douglas Dreishpoon. The video sessions were recorded by award-winning videographer/director Doug Crawford. Some of the interviews are with artists who create representational works. [Link found to be expired as of 2015 audit. TFAO is saving the citation for use by researchers.]

 

David Gilbert, a professor of communications at Marymount Manhattan College, worked with his students in 2005 to produce unofficial audio guides for art exhibited at MoMA. The audio guides are available as podcasts and they may be played on iPods while touring the museum. RocketBoom features a June 8, 2005 video interview with Dr. Gilbert and two of his students, explaining the project. BBC News television reported on it June 2, 2005 [Link found to be expired as of 2015 audit. TFAO is saving the citation for use by researchers.]and Randy Kennedy of the New York Times also reported on the audio guides in a May 28, 2005 article titled "With Irreverence and an iPod, Recreating the Museum Tour."[Link found to be expired as of 2015 audit. TFAO is saving the citation for use by researchers.] Audio guide segments include Max Beckmann's Family Picture, Tom Wesselmann's Still Life Number 30, Robert Rauschenberg's Bed, plus others. Accessed May, 2015

 

The Mead Art Museum at Amherst College presented "American Edge: Photographs by Steve Schapiro," from February 1 through March 23, 2003. An interview with Steve Schapiro with nine one to two minute video clips was produced in connection with the exhibit. [Link found to be expired as of 2015 audit. TFAO is saving the citation for use by researchers.]

 

Dr. Mark Sublette, owner of Medicine Man Gallery in Tucson and Santa Fe, has created a channel of YouTube online videos on topics relating to Native American baskets, weavings, pottery and carvings. As of 2011, titles included:

For pottery:

For weavings:

For carvings:

For baskets:

General:

Accessed May, 2015.

 

Mefeedia featured New Jersey artist Anne Dushanko Dobek who speaks to L. Craig Schoonmaker briefly of a Livingston institution. Craig mentions in error being on the cover of VFW magazine, which should have been AMERICAN LEGION magazine. [Link found to be expired as of 2015 audit. TFAO is saving the citation for use by researchers.]

 

The Metropolitan Museum of Art website contains many video presentations. Selecting the "American Wing" portion of the videos accesses numerous videos on several aspects of American art. Accessed June, 2015

Note: In two 2005 video clips the Met introduced the 25 foot tall large-scale sculpture Plantoir and Corridor Pin, Blue by Claes Oldenburg and Coosje Van Bruggen, installed on the roof of the museum. [Link found to be expired as of 2015 audit. TFAO is saving the citation for use by researchers.]

 

Milderd Lane Kemper Art Museum at Washington University in St. Louis presents Marsden Hartley's The Iron Cross from YouTube 02:33 Accessed May, 2015.

 

Milford Zornes is the subject of a 3-minute video by Bill Anderson of Anderson Art Gallery in which he familiarizes the viewer in this short video with the works for the 99-year-old artist, Milford Zornes. [Link found to be expired as of 2015 audit. TFAO is saving the citation for use by researchers.]

 

The Mint Museum of Art / Mint Museum of Craft+Design website contained a page dedicated to changing video and podcast presentations. [Link found to be expired as of 2015 audit. TFAO is saving the citation for use by researchers.]

 

Minnesota Historical Society Paintings, Online video episode #230. from MN Original Accessed May, 2015.

 

Monterey Museum of Art presents as of June 2011 "Installing Gottardo Piazzoni's Final Murals" a 08:12 "Behind the Scenes" YouTube video introduced by the museum's director, E. Michael Whittington, in connection with the exhibition From Dawn to Dusk: Gottardo Piazzoni's Final Murals, on display April 27, 2011 - December 2012. As of 2013 the Museum had uploaded 16 videos concerning artist interviews, conservation work and installations. Accessed May, 2015.

 

MSN Video offered a 7m26s clip from the Today Show in which "NBC's Jamie Gangel talks with the famous, but reclusive American painter Andrew Wyeth about a retrospective of his work, his career, and his 'Helga' paintings. [Link found to be expired as of 2015 audit. TFAO is saving the citation for use by researchers.]

 

The WGBH/Boston Forum Network is an audio and video streaming web site dedicated to curating and serving live and on-demand lectures, including a number of videos on Art and Architecture. Partners include a number of museums, colleges, universities and other cultural organizations. See listings of related videos in this catalogue indexed by partner name. Museum of Afro-American History partnered with the WGBH Forum Network for Looking For Mr. Gilbert: African-American Photographer, (55 minutes) a lecture by John Hanson Mitchell., author, presents slides of works by Robert Alexander Gilbert, who was a 19th century African American artist. Mitchell talks about the life of this unassuming Renaissance man who took haunting photos of the Boston landscape and its people. [March 30, 2005] Accessed May, 2015.

 

In 2002 the Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia produced a 4-part video documentary with commentary by John Howett, Professor of Art History, Emory University, Atlanta, GA on an important Georgia corporate art collection. Dr. Howett connects the "amalgam of artistic influences" of historic art with the work of contemporary Georgia artists. Another video discussed a commissioned work by African American artist Benny Andrews [Link found to be expired as of 2015 audit. TFAO is saving the citation for use by researchers.]

 

Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles produced a video titled JR / "The Wrinkles of Los Angeles", available online through ArtBabble. According to ArtBabble, "This new film by theonepointeight shows street artist JR during the making of "The Wrinkles of Los Angeles" in Los Angeles in early 2012. This work 'links the memory of the elderly and the architecture of the cities marked by the scars of history, their economic development, and their socio-cultural changes. By meeting and photographing these people to paste their portraits on the walls, JR imagines the wrinkles on their faces as the marks of time, traces of life mixing with the history of the city.'" This is episode 2. Accessed June, 2015.

 

The WGBH/Boston Forum Network is an audio and video streaming web site dedicated to curating and serving live and on-demand lectures, including a number of videos on Art and Architecture. Partners include a number of museums, colleges, universities and other cultural organizations. See listings of related videos in this catalogue indexed by partner name. Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami partnered with the WGBH Forum Network for:

Accessed May, 2015.

 

The WGBH/Boston Forum Network is an audio and video streaming web site dedicated to curating and serving live and on-demand lectures, including a number of videos on Art and Architecture. Partners include a number of museums, colleges, universities and other cultural organizations. See listings of related videos in this catalogue indexed by partner name. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston partnered with the WGBH Forum Network for:

Accessed May, 2015.

 

In 2004 the Museum of Glass in Tacoma, WA hosted the "Summer Hot Shop Artists Series" that ran from May 14 through September 7, featuring seasonal residencies by glass artists in the Museum's Hot Shop. During the residencies the Museum's Web site featured a special section devoted to the Summer Hot Shop Artists Series including biographies, images and streaming video of the artists in the Hot Shop..[Link found to be expired as of 2015 audit. TFAO is saving the citation for use by researchers.] The museum also offers the Upstream Video Channel. Accessed May, 2015.

 

The Museum of Indian Arts and Culture website includes a link to the museum's YouTube channel. The channel contains numerous videos featuring Native American speakers. Accessed May, 2015.

 

From the Museum of International Folk Art, the online exhibition Sin Nombre: Hispana and Hispano Artists of the New Deal Era includes the curator's video introduction of the exhibition. Accessed May, 2015.

 

New Mexico History Museum presents Tesoros de Devoción (Treasures of Devotion), a website that features devotional objects created in New Mexico and biographical information on the artists who created them. The site contains three interpretative videos by the curator on the exhibit. Accessed May, 2015.

 

The WGBH/Boston Forum Network is an audio and video streaming web site dedicated to curating and serving live and on-demand lectures, including a number of videos on Art and Architecture. Partners include a number of museums, colleges, universities and other cultural organizations. See listings of related videos in this catalogue indexed by partner name. Museum of Science, Boston partnered with the WGBH Forum Network for Extreme Makeover: Mural Edition, (1 hour, 17 minutes) in which Gianfranco Pocobono and Richard Wolbers discuss what happens when the conservation choices are not clear cut and the world is watching. In 'One of the most significant restoration projects anywhere in America', science and art merged to conserve the John La Farge murals at Trinity Church Boston. Art and science have continually flirted over the centuries. Both investigate. Both involve theories and transforming information into something else. This lecture is a part of a Museum of Science series 'When Science Meets Art', which examines the mysterious symbiosis of science with art through the ingenuity of those shattering the boundaries between the two fields. [January 11, 2006] Accessed May, 2015.

 

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