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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 (47)

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Her Body in Motion
(00:01:46) 930 views

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A Timeless Replica
(00:01:49) 756 views

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A Goddess Takes Aim
(00:01:53) 1166 views

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Poised to Hear More
(00:01:36) 502 views

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Between Life and Death
(00:02:56) 506 views

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A Body Responds in Dance
(00:01:58) 461 views

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The Artist at Work
(00:01:42) 256 views

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Motion Drapes a Body at Rest
(00:02:05) 246 views

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The Making of a Bronze Statue
(00:10:06) 1767 views

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Murder at the Met
(00:01:12) 2363 views

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The New American Wing Galleries
(00:02:37) 1787 views

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Teen Screens—Set in Stone
(00:04:00) 249 views

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New American Wing Galleries
(00:16:11) 4093 views

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The Electrotyping Process
(00:03:05) 4009 views