1977 Nevelson in Process | From the Vaults

1977 Nevelson in Process | From the Vaults

(electronic music) (traffic sounds) – We’re on the corner now, of the church. In fact, where the red sign is is exactly where the church will be. – Oh yes. – Is the roof up? – Yes, oh yes. – Looks terrific. – Well I think that is– – Isn’t that nice? – Oh, isn’t […]

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Art in Public Places, 1973 | From the Vaults

Art in Public Places, 1973 | From the Vaults

(gentle music) – [Russell Connor] It seems funny to say it, but long before there was an “art world” there was art in the world. For an artist in New York or any towering modern city it’s very difficult to catch the interest of the public, unless he designs billboards, gas stations, or giant hot […]

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MAGIC & MYSTERY: Houdini Museum Honors Greatest Magician | My Go-To

MAGIC & MYSTERY: Houdini Museum Honors Greatest Magician | My Go-To

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Framing “Christina’s World” by Andrew Wyeth

Framing “Christina’s World” by Andrew Wyeth

(modern music) – [Peter] The frame shop here at the Museum of Modern Art is actually unique. We do most of the framing for the collection, for exhibitions and traveling exhibitions. Anything that is wood is made inside. We have a small woodworking shop. We have seven people working at the department but we produce […]

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Eight female artists from art history | National Gallery

Eight female artists from art history | National Gallery

I’m standing in front of this mesmerizing work titled ‘Messengers’. This was made by Bridget Riley, an artist who is unusual in our collection as she is alive and female and the title of the painting is inspired by the artist John Constable’s phrase for clouds. Hello, my name is Fiona Alderton and I’m an […]

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Celebrating 150 Years of The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Celebrating 150 Years of The Metropolitan Museum of Art

[Music Plays] Bert: Wow, that’s a very famous painting. [Music Finishes Playing]

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Jodi Archambault l Being Seen l Met Stories

Jodi Archambault l Being Seen l Met Stories

This is a dress that I designed and I wore, and I danced in it for about five years. It’s really based upon traditional Lakota designs. I grew up on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota. And I’m a member of the Hunkpapa Standing Rock Sioux tribe. My grandmother and aunts taught us […]

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MA Art History and Curating – Postgraduate Taught Degree at the University of Birmingham

MA Art History and Curating – Postgraduate Taught Degree at the University of Birmingham

Hello my name is Grace and I am a student in the MA Art History and Curating programme here at the University of Birmingham. In this video I’d like to share a little bit about my programme and give you insight into what we study so that you can be more prepared when you apply. […]

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The Art of Indonesia: Tales from the Shadow World, 1990 | From the Vaults

The Art of Indonesia: Tales from the Shadow World, 1990 | From the Vaults

(wind whistling) (singing) – [Narrator] The island was encompassed by ocean’s waters and resonant with the songs of birds. (birds whistling) There were wooded groves and well-kept fields, spacious villages, their lands neatly divided. The tips of the wild banana bent seductively to the hand. And when the wind blew, the gods let fall a […]

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