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

A Look at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1976—The Hidden World | From the Vaults

A Look at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1976—The Hidden World | From the Vaults

(upbeat percussion music) – [Ray Cusie] I’ve been with the museum over 18 years. And I started out in security, went up to design, and worked in several other departments. Now I work public education, working on audio-visual equipment. Making video tapes of our installations and galleries. (upbeat percussion music) Visitors are, it’s hard to…Continue reading A Look at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1976—The Hidden World | From the Vaults