Highlights from the Fielding Collection of Early American Art: Sheldon Peck Portrait
Jonathan Fielding talks about an untitled portrait painted in the 1820s by Sheldon Peck. The painting was uncovered in 1997 by the popular television series Antiques Roadshow. Peck, an itinerant artist and one of the best-known painters of the time, was an abolitionist, an activist in the temperance movement and a proponent of universal education.
New Museum Network Videos Similar Videos
The Department of Design and Architecture has amassed a collection of over 10,000 objects – including works from past exhibitions and donor gifts, each reflecting the taste and style of the Department’s curators over the years. Featuring hundreds of
American Pioneers at Chatsworth
Take a ride on a 1940s Harley Davidson through the first prominent open-air exhibition of post-war American sculpture in the UK.
Inside the Department of Performing Arts
Renovated as part of the Richelieu project, the Department of Performing Arts offers newly restored public spaces: a modern reading room designed by Bruno Gaudin and Virginie Brégal, the Rotonde des Arts du spectacle, a new exhibition venue and Galer
No Place Like Home
By altering material, scale, perspective, or by employing hybridization, fragmentation, and relocation, artists transform domestic objects in order to change our relationship with them and to provoke a fresh response to the familiar. No Place Like Ho
Inside the Reading Room of the Department of Manuscripts
The reading room of the Department of Manuscripts is one of the first reading rooms of the Bibliothèque nationale de France to reopen its doors to the public on 15 December 2016 following its renovation.
Tim Marlow’s Must-See Museum Shows: September
Among Tim Marlow’s four recommendations this month: an exhibition charting the resilience of Abstraction and the dreamlike – and sometimes explosive – creations of Cai Guo-Qiang in Russia.