Hi, my name is Marcy Engleman and I’m the Museum Educator for the Mütter Museum. Today, I am here to talk to you about a specific form of body modification known as foot binding. [Music] This practice took place in China from around the 10th century during the Song Dynasty and it continued for over…Continue reading The History of Foot Binding in China
We came to the museum of porcelain in the town of Dehua I say the town because visually according to our Russian standards this is a town although it’s a county centre of a xian There is a big statue standing here that characterizes and dominates over all this vast square near the museum of…Continue reading History of ceramics. Porcelain museum in #Dehua #Fujian.
now president moon jaein has called for swifter and stronger responses to the outbreak he received an emergency briefing Friday morning from Prime Minister jang se-eun south korea confirmed its first death from the virus a day earlier while the number of confirmed cases has surpassed 150 the majority of those reported at a church…Continue reading President Moon calls for swift action to trace those that visited church, hospital linked…
Imagine it was your job to protect objects of great value that are considered national treasures. Day after day you witness hordes of tourists getting off the bus and rushing towards the place where you work. Some of those guys are half-baked from afternoon drinking, and time after time you have to tell people, “Don’t…Continue reading Most Expensive Works of Art Destroyed By Tourists
>>>NARRATOR: What do traditional Chinese Artists love so much about landscape paintings? Are there secret meanings behind these painting of mountains and rivers? September 13, 2017, the New York Times published an article “If Those Mountains Could Talk”; featuring the Chinese Landscape exhibition at Metropolitan Museum, called “Streams and Mountains Without End”.>>>JOSEPH SCHEIER-DOLBERG: One of…Continue reading Ancient Art Links | Chinese Landscape Paintings at the Metropolitan Museum
Good Morning Hank, it’s Tuesday. I finished filming Crash Course US History early yesterday, so I drove down to the Indianapolis Museum of Art where Sarah is a curator. By the way, we have our own spring snow in Indianapolis. Walked into the museum then into the entry lobby, currently home to this installation by…Continue reading Poetry Makes Nothing Happen: Thoughts on Ai Weiwei from the Indianapolis Museum of Art
My name is Alijca Kwade, I’m an artist from Berlin. When the Met asked me to do commission, I was very happily surprised. I mean it’s the rooftop of human history. It’s very symbolic to put something on the “hat”, let’s say, atop of all we have achieved in the last thousands and thousands of…Continue reading Alicja Kwade—ParaPivot, Contemporary Art Installation | Met Exhibitions
I am really happy that the exhibition Deutschland 8 has now been officially opened. It’s something unseen in Beijing before. We’re transforming this capital of Asia and China… …into a art platform for a certain period. I think it’s a big challenge for them, this global participation, and this opening and this economic exchange, and…Continue reading Review of the exhibition “Deutschland 8”