Eliza @ The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

Eliza @ The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

My name is Eliza Mecklenburg I’m a junior, and my major is Art Education. I work for the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in the Education Department as the Tourism Visitor Learning Assistant. And I make a lot of educational tools which the museum teachers can use while they’re interacting with visitors. This museum is a […]

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Athens | The Ilias Lalaounis Jewelry Museum

Athens | The Ilias Lalaounis Jewelry Museum

The Ilias Lalaounis Jewelry Museum is a unique museum devoted to the art of jewelry and decorative arts. It’s a few minutes walking distance from the Acropolis Metro Station. The museum was founded in 1993 and opened to the public, as a non-profit organization. Today the Museum’s permanent collection includes over 4000 pieces of jewelry […]

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History of Art: Studying the subject in Cambridge

History of Art: Studying the subject in Cambridge

What a Cambridge degree in History of Art gives you is – you become a member of a fantastically vibrant, very close-knit community. You have access to extraordinary resources – visual resources, library collections, expertise in our Department, but also more broadly if necessary. I think you get a real sense of the ambition of […]

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How to see poetry in everyday objects | Orhan Pamuk | MoMA BBC | THE WAY I SEE IT

How to see poetry in everyday objects | Orhan Pamuk | MoMA BBC | THE WAY I SEE IT

Paul Kobrak: How important is art to you? Orhan Pamuk: It’s very important for me. I have no other life than art and literature. I don’t know what to say. Orhan: This is Orhan Pamuk. I’m a fiction writer. I’ve chosen these two Cornell boxes. On the righthand, we have a doll covered by various […]

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Good artists copy, great artists steal

Good artists copy, great artists steal

Where does inspiration stop, and plagiarism start? The academic community has set some pretty clear boundaries. They’ve defined plagiarism as.. But in the art world, different rules seem to apply. Why is that? Copyright laws as we know them have only been around since the early 18th century. But that doesn’t mean that copyright issues […]

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How does the future make you feel?

How does the future make you feel?

I loved the suggestion of a map in the beginning. It was like, oh here’s a map for right now. But once you get in there, don’t let yourself be tied to that even with the text on the walls. It was an immediately big impression with this installation that feels like it’s almost like […]

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This Mondrian painting is actually a jazz score | Jason Moran | MoMA BBC | THE WAY I SEE IT

This Mondrian painting is actually a jazz score | Jason Moran | MoMA BBC | THE WAY I SEE IT

Jason Moran: Jason Moran, pianist and composer. ♫ [piano scales] ♫ The painting Broadway Boogie Woogie by Piet Mondrian. Leah Dickerman, Director of Editorial and Content Strategy, Creative Team: Where does the “boogie woogie” come from? Jason: The boogie woogie is traditionally a blues. ♫ [blues piano] ♫ That’s just it. I think the coolest […]

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Adam Savage Tours SFMOMA’s Spacesuit and Space Art Exhibit!

Adam Savage Tours SFMOMA’s Spacesuit and Space Art Exhibit!

Adam Savage from Testim and I am in a very special location right now I’m at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art in downtown San Francisco outside an exhibit called far out about space habitats spaceships and our conception of what space might be like and what it is like now if you’re like […]

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Rockford Art Museum | Get To Know Your Local Non-Profit | StateRepWEST

Rockford Art Museum | Get To Know Your Local Non-Profit | StateRepWEST

We have a representative from the Rockford Art Museum with us on today. To get started tell us who you are and what you do at the Rockford Art Museum. I am Carrie Johnson, Executive Director and Curator at Rockford Art Museum. I’ve been at the Museum for 13 years and the museum has been […]

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