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Amsterdam’s best art museum, the Rijksmuseum
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Amsterdam’s best art museum, the Rijksmuseum

The Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam is a huge world-famous collection presented in 80 galleries exhibiting 8,000 objects that tell the story of 800 years of Dutch art and history. Come along on a journey from the Middle Ages up through the

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Ryan Dewey Part 1│Volunteer Spotlight│Burpee Museum of Natural History
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Ryan Dewey Part 1│Volunteer Spotlight│Burpee Museum of Natural History

(Uncrated theme) Let’s uncrate an adventure today! Welcome to our Volunteer Spotlight! Today’s guest is Ryan A. Dewey, a.k.a. RAD. Say hi to everybody, Ryan. Hello. Alright. So, Ryan is a volunteer at the Rockford Burpee Museum of Natural History.

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Conserving one of the oldest photographs in MoMA’s collection | CONSERVATION STORIES
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Conserving one of the oldest photographs in MoMA’s collection | CONSERVATION STORIES

Lee Ann Daffner, Photography Conservator: This is a daguerreotype plate that I’m going to be doing a rehousing for. The work was made in 1842 by a French photographer, Girault de Prangey. So in 1839, two photographic processes were announced.

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Arthur Jafa: APEX | ARTIST STORIES
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Arthur Jafa: APEX | ARTIST STORIES

Arthur Jafa, Artist: I lived in New York for about fifteen years, and it was the heyday of newsstands, and magazines, and bookstores. We went to Central Park West. Sunday nights there would be bundles of magazines like in the

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The Story of Babel | Tate
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The Story of Babel | Tate

Babel 2001 is a tall sculptural installation by Brazilian artist Cildo Meireles It is a circular tower made from hundreds of secondhand analog radios that the artist has stacked in layers The height of the tower can vary according to

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Malcolm Daniel: “Thoughts about the History of Photography Collections and Collecting”
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Malcolm Daniel: “Thoughts about the History of Photography Collections and Collecting”

– Malcolm is curator in charge of the Department of Photography, and curator of special projects at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston, a post that he’s held since December 2013 following a tenure of 23 years at the Metropolitan

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Thomas DaCosta Kaufmann: “Messy History? Sculpture Collecting and the Kunstkammer”
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Thomas DaCosta Kaufmann: “Messy History? Sculpture Collecting and the Kunstkammer”

– Our final presentation today will be from Thomas DaCosta Kaufmann who is the Frederick Marquand Professor of Art and Archeology at Princeton University. Author of over 200 articles, and I promise not to list them all, and reviews of

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Welcome and Opening Remarks, Ian Wardropper and Inge Reist
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Welcome and Opening Remarks, Ian Wardropper and Inge Reist

– Good afternoon, I’m Ian Wardropper, director of The Frick. I’m delighted to welcome you all here. Somebody was saying as we were walking in that if a meteor was about to strike this room, it would obliterate much of

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Margaret Laster: “The Taste for Flemish Art in Early Nineteenth-Century New York”
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Margaret Laster: “The Taste for Flemish Art in Early Nineteenth-Century New York”

– We’re now gonna be listening to Margaret Laster who is associate curator of American art at the New York Historical Society where she oversees the Society’s holdings of American painting and sculpture. Her specialty is 19th century art, architecture,

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