Sinopsis

Artists and curators preview upcoming exhbitions and intrepret works from the collection of the Indiana University Art Museum.

Episodios

  • A Transformative Gift: IUAM Becomes Eskenazi Museum Of Art

    A Transformative Gift: IUAM Becomes Eskenazi Museum Of Art

    13/05/2016 Duración: 04min

    All year, IU's art museum has been celebrating its 75th birthday. This week, the occasion was toasted by a stunning act of philanthropy.

  • Museum Restores The Glow On Midsummer Night

    Museum Restores The Glow On Midsummer Night

    19/06/2014 Duración: 05min

    It was hoped Light Totem would serve to promote the art museum, and perhaps offer the excuse for an after-dinner stroll. Expectations were quickly exceeded.

  • Art, Interrupted: A Flawed Ambassador For The American Dream

    Art, Interrupted: A Flawed Ambassador For The American Dream

    15/11/2013 Duración: 04min

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  • Coffeehouse Nights Kick Off At The IU Art Museum

    Coffeehouse Nights Kick Off At The IU Art Museum

    20/09/2012 Duración: 03min

    The IU Art Museum kicks off its Coffeehouse Nights series with plenty of culture and caffeine

  • The Art Of Perle Fine: What Becomes A Legend Most

    The Art Of Perle Fine: What Becomes A Legend Most

    10/04/2012 Duración: 08min

    Perle Fine was on the vanguard of American art in the 40s and 50s. Her work belongs to the nation's flagship art collections. So why don't you know her name?

  • Art for One Hour

    Art for One Hour

    07/03/2012 Duración: 05min

    Artworks' Adam Schwartz attends a One-Hour Exhibition of rarely-seen chiaroscuro woodcuts at the IU Art Museum.

  • The Graphics Of Revolution And War: Iranian Poster Arts

    The Graphics Of Revolution And War: Iranian Poster Arts

    16/11/2011 Duración: 07min

    The Iranian posters on view at the IU Art Museum reveal how "a democratic revolution was Islamized through a wide range of discursive and visual tools."

  • Restoring The Gleam To The IUAM’s ‘Shining Space’

    Restoring The Gleam To The IUAM’s ‘Shining Space’

    07/05/2011 Duración: 02min

    The 110-foot high triangular, sky-lit atrium is the signature of the I.M. Pei structure, completed in 1982. Adding to the dramatic impact of the museum's glass ceiling is the dynamic shadow pattern its support grid casts across the atrium’s angular interior over the course of the day. But the ceiling has had maintenance issues for years.

  • Representing Oneself In The Congo

    Representing Oneself In The Congo

    20/04/2011 Duración: 01min

    Giving Back to Africa is dedicated to making a long-term investment in educating young people in the central African country, formerly known as Zaire. Giving cameras to the children at PAID was a youth-empowerment initiative directly in line with the organization's mission.

  • Get Shot, Live Forever: Warhol’s Photographs

    Get Shot, Live Forever: Warhol’s Photographs

    06/04/2011 Duración: 10min

    Whether partying or walking down the street, Andy negotiated his entire existence through the lens. Having shot over 150,000 black-and-white negatives between 1976 and his death in 1987, Andy’s pictures serve as a visual diary of each day, whether the subject is a movie star, a hockey game, or a trashcan—all of which turn up here.

  • By The Glow Of A Yak-Butter Lamp: Arts Of Mongolia And Tibet

    By The Glow Of A Yak-Butter Lamp: Arts Of Mongolia And Tibet

    16/11/2010 Duración: 06min

    The show links two distinct places through the spirituality that permeates daily life in both lands. On view are the spoon-like utensils with which women in Mongolia throw aspersions of milk to the four directions every morning. The thangkas on display often show smoke damage from having been hung in tents lit with yak-butter lamps.

  • African Reinventions: Reused Materials In Popular Culture

    African Reinventions: Reused Materials In Popular Culture

    13/10/2010 Duración: 05min

    African Reinventions: Reused Materials in Popular Culture presents strictly defined art objects—such as jewelry, sculpture and painting—fashioned from discarded materials, while demonstrating how artistry, in combination with resourcefulness, can bring new life to utilitarian objects.

  • Summer Quest: A Safari In One’s Own Backyard

    Summer Quest: A Safari In One’s Own Backyard

    22/06/2010 Duración: 07min

    Ahhh… summer! A time when life in a college town slows down a little, and year-round residents might be open to something different. Add to that equation a group of arts organizations looking to gain traction with locals and summer visitors and voilà! It’s the Alliance of Bloomington Museums’ Summer Quest, now in its second year.

  • The Birth Of Venus: A Long Labor Of Love

    The Birth Of Venus: A Long Labor Of Love

    18/05/2010 Duración: 06min

    Since 1961, Robert Laurent’s Birth of Venus fountain has been the centerpiece of Showalter Plaza, the artistic core of Indiana University’s Bloomington campus. It’s a celebratory, modernist take on a classical subject that brings to mind Paul Manship’s Prometheus at New York’s Rockefeller Center skating rink.

  • From Reference City to No-Man’s-Land: IU’s MFA Printmakers

    From Reference City to No-Man’s-Land: IU’s MFA Printmakers

    28/04/2010 Duración: 07min

    In Jeremy Sweet’s carnivalesque work, Mayan masks brush shoulders with King Kong and Annie Oakley. Sweet’s freewheeling vernacular stands in stark contrast to the cryptic language spoken in William McMahan's work. McMahan’s “Figure Studies” inhabit the mysterious interstices between flora and fauna, figure and ground.

  • Drawing On Tradition, In Search Of Oneself

    Drawing On Tradition, In Search Of Oneself

    13/04/2010 Duración: 07min

    Although their work looks nothing alike, photographer June Yong Lee and painter Nishiki Tayui are both expatriates from the Far East who have lived in the US for about a decade. Both have spent their time in Bloomington making art that grapples with cultural and ethnic identity.

  • Improbable Kinship: Arthur Liou, Barry Gealt, Osamu James Nakagawa

    Improbable Kinship: Arthur Liou, Barry Gealt, Osamu James Nakagawa

    03/03/2010 Duración: 06min

    Although disparate in terms of form, works by Arthur Liou, Barry Gealt, and Osamu James Nakagawa emerged from the artists’ philosophical and personal kinship.

  • Painting Today Is Judged By New Criteria

    Painting Today Is Judged By New Criteria

    17/02/2010 Duración: 07min

    When you wander into an exhibition of contemporary art these days, it might occur to you to ask, where have all the paintings gone? The dearth of the longtime mainstay of the visual arts in the current scene prompted a recent discussion at the IU Art Museum. The triennial show of faculty art set the stage for "Painting: Dead or Alive?"

  • Before and After: Photographs of Rural America in the Depression

    Before and After: Photographs of Rural America in the Depression

    17/11/2009

    News about the way the economic downturn is affecting our fellow citizens can seem abstract if it’s not happening in our own backyard. In the 1930s, policy makers facing the same challenge found a way to tackle it—through photography.

  • Indiana University Art Museum Open Late For Coffeehouse Nights

    Indiana University Art Museum Open Late For Coffeehouse Nights

    01/09/2009 Duración: 07min

    During the month of September, they’ll be opening their doors for an evening of coffee, snacks, music, and of course art. WFIU's David Wood spoke with Josie Larimer, the special events coordinator at the IU Art Museum about their upcoming Coffeehouse Nights!

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