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The Shape of Abstraction

The Shape of Abstraction

(jazzy music) Abstraction was my reason, and my love, and my passion for art, and that’s why I collected it. I wanted to give it to the Saint Louis Art Museum to help educate others, young people, adults, and so forth. I think when people really can embrace the work, and take down their barriers,

This Is The Greatest Art Heist in Chinese History

This Is The Greatest Art Heist in Chinese History

I’m Kento Bento. This video is made possible by CuriosityStream. Watch thousands of documentaries for free for 30 days at the link in the description. Stockholm, Sweden. 2010. Passersby on the streets of the capital were confused and scared. Several cars in and around the vicinity had lit up in flames, and no one had

NIU Art Deco Exhibition Suite

NIU Art Deco Exhibition Suite

(music) Jo Burke (Director, NIU Art Museum): The Art Deco Exhibition Suite is a grouping of four exhibitions. We are going to be working with students in the Museum Studies Program. It is an interdisciplinary program, so we need a topic that can be covered in an interdisciplinary way. Peter Van Ael (Coordinator, Museum Studies

Another look at N.C. Wyeth, American art patriarch

Another look at N.C. Wyeth, American art patriarch

AMNA NAWAZ: “Star Wars” creator George Lucas and “Game of Thrones” author George R.R. Martin have cited him as an influence on their work, helping them imagine what an adventure story might look like. Now, N.C. Wyeth, who led a family of American art royalty, gets a new look in an exhibition of his illustrations

Mead Art Museum

Mead Art Museum

I think the needs role within the college is really unique at this particular moment in time. The students that attend Amherst College probably exchange hundreds of thousands if not millions of images over the course of a year. Images have become the lingua franca of culture. The one place on the Amherst campus where

Turning Points | How Nick Cave Discovered His Purpose as an Artist

Turning Points | How Nick Cave Discovered His Purpose as an Artist

I think I'm an artist with a civic responsibility;that's really the foundation of my platform. My name is Nick Cave. I'm a visual artist working between dance,installation and performance. I partnered with the Alvin Ailey School ofDance and with a number of local musicians in New York City to develop a project thatwould be housed

Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors At Seattle Art Museum

Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors At Seattle Art Museum

it's so different from any other exhibition just because it has so many immersive environments for people and kind of having the Genesis and in a bit of a history of these rooms and how they developed makes it so really unique I think it's wonderful for Seattle audiences to be able to see her