The Thinker by artist Auguste Rodin – Museum Without Walls™: AUDIO

The Thinker by artist Auguste Rodin – Museum Without Walls™: AUDIO

[Joseph Rishel] We all know this image of this man scrunched over, big furrowed brow. I’m Joe Rishel. I’m a curator at the Philadelphia Museum and one of my happiest obligations is also to be in charge of the Rodin Museum. We’re standing here in front of the world’s most famous sculpted images. It’s The…Continue reading The Thinker by artist Auguste Rodin – Museum Without Walls™: AUDIO

LOVE by artist Robert Indiana – Museum Without Walls™: AUDIO

LOVE by artist Robert Indiana – Museum Without Walls™: AUDIO

[Robert Indiana] All my work is autobiographical. In some ways, it’s connected with my…with my own life. I am Robert Indiana, and this is my “LOVE” sculpture. [Adrian Dannatt] And, I’m Adrian Dannatt, and I’m a writer who’s written a great deal about Robert Indiana, obviously about the “LOVE” sculpture, or the “LOVE project,” as…Continue reading LOVE by artist Robert Indiana – Museum Without Walls™: AUDIO

This Philadelphia art exhibit pushes the envelope with designs for the future

JUDY WOODRUFF: Question: What will the future look like? That’s a big question posed by a new exhibition at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Eighty designers from around the world have put their imaginations to work to address both the anxieties and excitement over the possibilities brought by innovation and new technology. Jeffrey Brown visits…Continue reading This Philadelphia art exhibit pushes the envelope with designs for the future

“Goethe” and “Schiller” by artist Heinrich Carl Johan Manger – Museum Without Walls™: AUDIO

“Goethe” and “Schiller” by artist Heinrich Carl Johan Manger – Museum Without Walls™: AUDIO

[Heinz-Uwe Haus] If I never had heard of the name Schiller or Goethe, I will wonder: who are they? My name is Heinz-Uwe Haus, I am a theatre director, I am a German. And as a young German, it was very natural to have in your house the Bible, Shakespeare, and then Schiller and/or Goethe.…Continue reading “Goethe” and “Schiller” by artist Heinrich Carl Johan Manger – Museum Without Walls™: AUDIO

A museum in America – Philadelphia Museum of Art| rocky steps|

A museum in America – Philadelphia Museum of Art| rocky steps|

Today, I am standing at Pennsylvania. I am living in New York. Pennsylvania is one of the closest states to New York The specialty of New York state is big cities and very crowded streets. But the specialty of the neighboring state of Pennsylvania is a beautiful place with natural greenery, small mountains, and village…Continue reading A museum in America – Philadelphia Museum of Art| rocky steps|

“Smith Memorial Arch” (2 of 2) by Various Artists – Museum Without Walls™: AUDIO

“Smith Memorial Arch” (2 of 2) by Various Artists – Museum Without Walls™: AUDIO

[Gregory Urwin] The military figures in the Smith Memorial Arch are all considered sons of Pennsylvania, so they reflect the state pride in the role that the Keystone State played in the preservation of the Union which was quite significant. I’m Gregory Urwin. I’m a professor of History at Temple University where I specialize in…Continue reading “Smith Memorial Arch” (2 of 2) by Various Artists – Museum Without Walls™: AUDIO