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New Approaches to Presenting American Art Part 2

Join international scholars, curators, and contemporary artists for discussions and presentations related to the New American Wing Galleries for Paintings, Sculpture, and Decorative Arts, and other recently opened American art museums, wings, and galleries, from Boston to Bentonville.

Afternoon Welcome and Introduction
Elizabeth Mankin Kornhauser, curator, the American Wing, MMA

Democratic Vistas/Shadows on the Land
Moderator: Robert Storr, Professor of Painting and Dean of the School of Art, Yale University Chuck Close, artist Rackstraw Downes, artist
Kara Walker, artist

Material Culture as Cultural Material: A Conversation
Moderator: Glenn Adamson, Head of Research, Victoria and Albert Museum Josiah McElheny, artist Roy McMakin, artist
Allison Smith, artist

Learn more about the New American Wing:
http://www.metmuseum.org/en/collections/new-installations/american-wing

This program is made possible by The Mr. and Mrs. Raymond J. Horowitz Foundation for the Arts.

Collections, The American Wing (52)

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A Goddess Takes Aim
(00:01:53) 1487 views

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Her Body in Motion
(00:01:46) 1162 views

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A Timeless Replica
(00:01:49) 929 views

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Poised to Hear More
(00:01:36) 674 views

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Between Life and Death
(00:02:56) 811 views

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A Body Responds in Dance
(00:01:58) 593 views

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The Artist at Work
(00:01:42) 344 views

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Motion Drapes a Body at Rest
(00:02:05) 322 views

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The Making of a Bronze Statue
(00:10:06) 1972 views

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Murder at the Met
(00:01:12) 2592 views

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The New American Wing Galleries
(00:02:37) 1824 views

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Teen Screens—Set in Stone
(00:04:00) 263 views

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New American Wing Galleries
(00:16:11) 4109 views

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The Electrotyping Process
(00:03:05) 4102 views