American Art Online Videos
a catalogue of online lectures and conversations with artists, scholars and others
with content focusing on representational art presented free of charge
The California/International Arts Foundation, founded in 1981, organizes and tours contemporary art exhibitions. The Foundation initiated artsconversations.org as a permanent archive for programming seen on www.netropolitan.org. Dozens of artist interviews are contained in the visual arts section of the archives.
On June 20, 2002 Lyn Kienholz & Rohini Talalla conducted a six-part interview with Betye Saar.
Lyn Kienholz interviewed Michael C. McMillen, creator of large-scale installation pieces and small-scale sculptures, in two two-part videos. A studio interview was filmed August, 2001 and another two-part video interview conducted at an unspecified date.
Lyn Kienholz conducted a June 4, 1998 interview with Ed Hamilton, Ed Ruscha, and Will Mentor concerning Hamilton Press.
With an introduction by Henry Winkler, "A Good Time To Be West," filmed in 1984, presents twelve artists creating contemporary California sculpture. Commentary is presented by David Hockney, Robert Arneson and other artists.
Accessed May, 2015.
Dean Mitchell: Space, People & Places, an exhibit held November 26, 2010 - March 6, 2011 at the Canton Museum of Art. Includes link to magazine article and link to Special PBS Program by Western Reserve Public Media, featuring an online video [26:30]. Aired: 12/19/2010. Accessed May, 2015.
Cal Poly University's I&IT Division
maintains an online menu
of streaming videos on demand. A portion of the videos are devoted to arts
and culture. Within the arts & culture section are several visual arts
video groups. One streaming video group is Envisioning the Future
which is a project involving the arts, community, and education in an effort
to imagine, create and exhibit diverse images of the future. In September,
2003, renowned artist Judy Chicago and nationally recognized photographer
Donald Woodman spearheaded a unique project at the hub of the Pomona Arts
Colony and participated in a series of panel discussions. One of the 10
videos included in the set, filmed on September 21, 2003, is titled History
of California Art, a slide show lecture approximately 80 minutes in
length presented by Henry Hopkins. This video contains adult content. [Links
found to be expired as of 2015 audit. TFAO is saving the citation for use
CBS News / Sunday Morning presented on September 2, 2012 Art and History of Studio Glass Making [5:51] including stories of pioneers of the American studio glass movement plus information on an exhibit titled Color Ignited: Glass 1962-2012 at the Toledo Museum of Art. Accessed May, 2015.
The WGBH/Boston Forum Network is an audio and video streaming web site dedicated to curating and serving live and on-demand lectures, including a number of videos on Art and Architecture. Partners include a number of museums, colleges, universities and other cultural organizations. See listings of related videos in this catalogue indexed by partner name. Cambridge Forum partnered with the WGBH Forum Network for Art, Women, and Power (61 minutes) a lecture by Jill Medvedow, director, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, in which she discusses the current wave of women artists and trends in the contemporary art world. [March 20, 2002] Accessed May, 2015.
Midwestern Visions: Grant Wood, Marvin Cone and Beyond, an exhibition held September 23, 2006 - June 11, 2008, from the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art. Includes 5:07 video. Accessed August, 2015.
Charlie Rose: The Art of Romare Bearden - interview with curator Ruth Fine, National Gallery of Art plus interviews with Branford Marsalis, Musician, Frank Stewart, Photographer and Tadao Ando, Architect. (57:40]; Charlie Rose - An hour with Chuck Close [56:41] [Links found to be expired as of 2015 audit. TFAO is saving the citation for use by researchers.]
An Artist's Eye: A Journey through Modern and Contemporary Art with Sigmund Abeles, a 3:40 video narrated by by Todd Herman, curator at the Columbia Museum of Art, including conversation with Sigmund Abeles. Accessed August, 2015.
The Radical Camera: New York's Photo League, 1936-1951 from Columbus Museum of Art. Includes link to media article, videos, Accessed August, 2015.
Call to Duty: World War Posters, online video from Comcast Creative in which Jill Horner speaks with Scott Schweigert, Curator Art & Civilization, Reading Public Museum, for an exhibit held 9/13/14 - 1/4/15 at the Reading Public Museum. Accessed August, 2015.
Remembering the Battle of Gettysburg: The Civil War Art of Mort Künstler, video [4:29] from Comcast/Reading PA for an exhibit held April 26 - July 28, 2013 at the Reading Public Museum. Accessed August, 2015.
Columbus Museum, Columbus, GA overview of collection of American art via Google Video [Link found to be expired as of 2015 audit. TFAO is saving the citation for use by researchers.]
The Columbia Museum of Art provides online multimedia tours for the museum's collection and selected exhibits. Online tours for exhibits begin with a video introduction by the executive director, followed by audio clips pertaining to a set of artworks in the exhibit. As of December, 2015, tours for current exhibits include: Georgia O'Keeffe, Her Carolina Story; October 9, 2015 - January 10, 2016; Independent Spirits, Women Artists of South Carolina; October 9, 2015 - January 10, 2016. Accessed December, 2015.
Archived tours include: Norman Rockwell, Behind the Camera, October 16, 2014 - January 17, 2015; From Marilyn to Mao, Andy Warhol's Famous Faces, June 10, 2015 - September 11, 2015; Charles Courtney Curran, Seeking the Ideal, February 19, 2015 - May 16, 2015. Accessed December, 2015.
CMA says: "Presented by the TEGNA Foundation and Michelin North America, REMIX: The Documentary is a short film featuring artists and curators from the REMIX: Themes and Variations in African-American Art exhibition at the Columbia Museum of Art. This film serves as an introduction to the themes and ideas underpinning the heart of this socially driven exhibition, featuring interviews with Will South, Fahamu Pecou, Jonell Logan, Tarleton Blackwell, Leo Twiggs, Michaela Pilar Brown, Juan Logan, and Damond Howard. "The 12 min video is accessed via a CMA Stories page. Accessed 10/16
Glass artist Dale Chihuly's website contains videos including projects, exhibitions and public installations. From CBN.com, a video titled Ron DiCianni: Painting the Resurrection (04:24) featured the artist discussing The Resurrection Mural, 12' x 40', oil on canvas, commissioned by the Museum of Biblical Art in Dallas, TX. [Link found to be expired as of 2015 audit. TFAO is saving the citation for use by researchers.]
From CBN.com, a video titled Ron DiCianni: Painting the Resurrection (04:24) featured the artist discussing The Resurrection Mural, 12' x 40', oil on canvas, commissioned by the Museum of Biblical Art in Dallas, TX. [Link found to be expired as of 2015 audit. TFAO is saving the citation for use by researchers.]
Chazen Museum of Art has on its website as of 2013 a section containing videos related to exhibitions and collections. From CBN.com, a video titled Ron DiCianni: Painting the Resurrection (04:24) featured the artist discussing The Resurrection Mural, 12' x 40', oil on canvas, commissioned by the Museum of Biblical Art in Dallas, TX. [Link found to be expired as of 2015 audit. TFAO is saving the citation for use by researchers.]
CNN presents Linda McCartney: Behind the Lens here.[02:14] [Link found to be expired as of 2015 audit. TFAO is saving the citation for use by researchers.]
Colonial Williamsburg maintains a web page containing a series of QuickTime streaming videos, some of which pertain to historic American furniture. Accessed May, 2015.
Columbia University's Digital Media Center serves the graduate students of School of the Arts. DMC's Art & Technology Lectures explore critical issues at the intersection of art and technology. The Fall 2004 series of five lectures examines the legal, technological, and conceptual issues that confront artists in the age of open source culture. All lectures are steamed in their entirety. . [Link found to be expired as of 2015 audit. TFAO is saving the citation for use by researchers.]
Cooper-Hewitt Museum, The Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Design provides online numerous videos on the design process and intervews with designers. Accessed August, 2015.
Corcoran Gallery of Art produced American Journeys Visions of Place (07:59) which discusses a 2013 installation of pre-1945 paintings. Accessed May, 2015.
Craft In America, a non-profit organization with a mission to promote and advance original handcrafted work, through educational programs in all media, presented a 3-part, 3-hour PBS television series in 2007. PBS says: "This program explores the history and significance of the craft movement in the United States and its impact on the nation's cultural heritage. "Memory" focuses on the historical relevance of craft through the eyes of several contemporary pioneers in the field. "Landscape" examines the interdependent relationship of craft artists to their media and the natural world. "Community," highlights the social and emotional connections that crafts embody." [Link found to be expired as of 2015 audit. TFAO is saving the citation for use by researchers.]
Crocker Art Museum's website contained an online videos section with several videos concerning American art including Icons in Conversation: Kara Walker (20:47) [Link found to be expired as of 2015 audit. TFAO is saving the citation for use by researchers.]
C-Span Video Library presents John Updike, delivering the 37th Annual Jefferson Lecture in the Humanities, "The Clarity of Things: What Is American about American Art?" 31 minutes, 5/22/08 Accessed May, 2015.
CUNY New Media Lab published online a comprehensive website on the art of Theresa Bernstein including images of numerous artworks, videos from the symposium, Theresa Bernstein: A Century of Art, held at Baruch College on November 13, 2013, ten earlier videos relating to the artist, checklists and pamphlets from earlier exhibitions and many texts. Included is Dr. Gail Levin's 27-minute 12/16/13 lecture on CUNY TV. Accessed May, 2015.
Current.tv was an online video site. In Navajo Weaving Evangeline Succo teaches her son Ian about Navajo Weaving in a "pod." Current says: "A Pod is a short video that tells a story, profiles a character and/or shares an idea. Current TV Pods are nonfiction video that is anywhere from one minute to seven or eight minutes; it's a self-contained story, a profile of an interesting character or a dose of information. It's like the atom of the Current TV universe. We play Pods on all subjects, in all styles -- everything from first-person narratives to animated political satire. Pods can stand alone to tell a story, profile a person or inform the audience in some way." In another Pod, American Gothic, producer Rob Walters seeks to find understanding in this legendary painting on the 75th birthday of Grant Wood's, American Gothic.[Link found to be expired as of 2015 audit. TFAO is saving the citation for use by researchers.]
Cristi Rinklin: Diluvial, an installation presented June 9, 2012 - Sept. 9, 2012 at the Currier Museum. Includes 04:01video and brochure. Accessed August, 2015.
Exploring the Currier Inside Out: Andrew Witkin, Among Others, an installation presented Jan. 11, 2014 - May 11, 2014 at the Currier Museum. Includes 06:09 video and flyer. Accessed August, 2015.
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