welcome to New York City today we’re traveling with City Pass to visit the city’s top attractions including the Statue of Liberty Ellis Island in the oculus let’s go check it out the Statue of Liberty is a colossal neoclassical sculpture on Liberty Island in New York Harbor the copper statue was a gift from […]
Today Nate will take a new job at the museum. I wonder how things are gonna go down. Hello and welcome back to a brand new episode of Nate Pencilmate.
When visitors come to the National Gallery, they don’t necessarily come to look at picture frames they come to look at the pictures themselves. But when you start looking at frames you realise that they’re incredibly rich. In every case they’re essential to how we look at and experience paintings.
Ok, good evening everybody. Thank you for being here tonight with us for this conference entitled, “Hybrid Republicanism: Italy in American Art, 1840-1918.” Before I begin my introduction to the entire conference which is also taking place tomorrow at the American Academy. The center is just opening the conference. We have the pleasure and the […]
>>The political geography in Kansas is utterly confusing. They have election after election. Some of them the pro slavery people vote. Some of them the others vote. But the real battle is going on in Congress. The administration 1858 decides we’re going to push this through Congress. We’re going to admit Kansas as a slave […]
>>So as I say, there was this political basis for his racism, that he thought that the black vote, if it came about, would simply be manipulated by the planters to the detriment of the yeoman farming whites. That alliance would rule the South and it would be just like before the Civil War. He […]
(light music) Leah: I’m in the museum’s conservation studio with Piet Mondrian’s “Composition in Brown and Grey” from 1913. It was done while he was in Paris, and in 1913 he showed a group of related works in the Salond des Independant, one of the big alternative exhibitions that was held in Paris. His work […]