Jerusalem 1000–1400: Every People Under Heaven | Met Exhibitions

Jerusalem 1000–1400: Every People Under Heaven | Met Exhibitions

(din of crowd) (single piano note plays) MELANIE HOLCOMB: In this period from 1000 to 1400, the whole world is looking at Jerusalem. “Every People Under Heaven” is more than just Jews, Muslims, and Christians. It’s every people you can imagine, from Scandinavia to Spain, from England to Ethiopia, all coming together in this space…Continue reading Jerusalem 1000–1400: Every People Under Heaven | Met Exhibitions

‘Renoir, Impressionism, and Full-Length Painting,’ An Introduction to the Exhibition

‘Renoir, Impressionism, and Full-Length Painting,’ An Introduction to the Exhibition

(classical music) – [Voiceover] Hello, I’m Colin Bailey, Deputy Director and Peter Jay Sharp Chief Curator at The Frick Collection. I would like to introduce you to the current exhibition, Renoir, Impressionism, and Full-Length Painting on view from February 7 through May 13, 2012. The Frick Collection is renowned above all for its old master…Continue reading ‘Renoir, Impressionism, and Full-Length Painting,’ An Introduction to the Exhibition

Episode 2 Clark Fox Icon Chains at Biggs Museum of American Art

Episode 2 Clark Fox Icon Chains at Biggs Museum of American Art

The Biggs Museum of American Art is hosting an exhibition of work by Clark Fox called Icon Chains. In this episode the artist discusses two additional paintings about Native Americans. All right. This painting is kind of in the form of a pictograph. There’s four different sections basically. And it’s the title 1844 which is…Continue reading Episode 2 Clark Fox Icon Chains at Biggs Museum of American Art

Botticelli’s Bed & Breakfast | A Magical Pop-Up Treasure Hunt | Beautiful Books

Botticelli’s Bed & Breakfast | A Magical Pop-Up Treasure Hunt | Beautiful Books

Welcome to Botticelli’s bed-and-breakfast! This wordless carousel pop-up book from 1997 is the creation of children’s book illustrator Jan Pienkowski, and it’s a witty and inventive treasure hunt of art history. THe bed-and-breakfast of the title is an old house containing ten rooms in which fifty-six famous artworks are hiding. And apart from enjoying the…Continue reading Botticelli’s Bed & Breakfast | A Magical Pop-Up Treasure Hunt | Beautiful Books

The Royal Academy Summer Exhibition: A Chronicle, 1769–2018

The Royal Academy Summer Exhibition: A Chronicle, 1769–2018

“The Royal Academy Summer Exhibition: A Chronicle, 1769–2018” is an online archive of stories, artwork, and data spanning the Summer Exhibition’s history. This is a major new online publication, and it’s one in which we feature more than 90 different writers, curators, academics, artists, and critics writing about individual years of the Summer Exhibition stretching…Continue reading The Royal Academy Summer Exhibition: A Chronicle, 1769–2018

An Art Lesson from Michelangelo at Cleveland Museum of Art

An Art Lesson from Michelangelo at Cleveland Museum of Art

– [Narrator] Michelangelo was a painter, sculptor and architect. And throughout his career, he worked from sketches. – We get the sense from these drawings, that he had everything very well planned out before he started to paint. – [Narrator] Emily Peters is one of the curators of Michelangelo: Mind of the Master. The exhibition…Continue reading An Art Lesson from Michelangelo at Cleveland Museum of Art

J.M.W. Turner: Painting The Fighting Temeraire | National Gallery

J.M.W. Turner: Painting The Fighting Temeraire | National Gallery

Hello, ladies and gentlemen. Welcome to the National Gallery. My name’s Matthew, Matthew Morgan. I work here in the Education department, and I am incredibly lucky to have the opportunity, in the next half an hour, to talk to you about this remarkable painting. not only by one of my favourite artists ever, of all…Continue reading J.M.W. Turner: Painting The Fighting Temeraire | National Gallery