Inspiration is spread around the globe, across space and time, in the places we love and with the people of our past. Art has changed the way we see the world, and the way we see each other. We started with simple tools for food and fire, and then carved statues of myths and heroes,
The painting called The Wrestlers is a very emblematic painting of the art movement called Realism. It was painted in 1853 by Courbet. Courbet became the founder of the movement, the 19th century movement called Realism. He wanted to depict all kinds of aspects of society, not only the leaders of the society who were
the arts are really transforming I mean one day somebody may walk in here who has never been to a museum and see a work of art that just to use the phrase turns them on and life may never be the same for them this is a wonderful house you just look at it
Bo Berkman, Lead Preparator: There’s not that many large works or sawhorses on four or five anyway…. Bo: Let’s bring most of this to the other tables and a couple of lights to follow me with. Bo: Anny, how are you? Anny Aviram, Senior Paintings Conservator: Good morning, how are you? Bo: I’m really great.
There’s a warehouse in Brooklyn that feels like stepping into a dream. It’s an art exhibit but the only picture frames you’ll see are right here, on smartphones. This exhibit is part of a new generation of pop-up art experiences designed to look good in person and here on Instagram. There’s the Museum of ice
Hi everybody. It’s great to see such a fabulous crowd. You get to loosen your ties if you’re buttoned up, because it’s warm in here tonight. I’m Virginia Mecklenburg, one of the senior curators here at SAAM. It’s my very great pleasure to welcome you tonight to the Clarice Smith Distinguished Artist Lecture for 2007.
♫ Music Plays ♫ My name is Oliver Beer, and I’m an artist from England. This exhibition is called Vessel Orchestra. It’s a selection of thirty-two pieces from The Met’s collection, which I’ve organized not for their aesthetic and cultural quality, but for their acoustic quality. Every empty space—whether it be a room or a
Monet is probably the most famous impressionist artist. He had many followers and many followers who liked the technique he invented. Actually, he also followed the footsteps of Manet, who did not regard himself as an impressionist artist. But the beginnings of this technique, the beginnings of the ideas of the impressionist movement goes back
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Giorgione, whose painting we can see here is one of the most enigmatic artists in the Renaissance period. He was a contemporary of Raphael Sanzio, who actually died just as early as Raphael Sanzio. Both of them died in their thirties, and both of them achieved such greatness in painting that people can’t understand how