100 Acres (11 videos)

100 Acres

Adjacent to the Museum and located on 100 acres that includes woodlands, wetlands, meadows and a 35-acre lake, 100 Acres: The Virginia B. Fairbanks Art & Nature Park is one of the largest museum art parks in the country, and the only one to feature the ongoing commission of site-specific artworks. Learn more About 100 Acres.

Picasso: Guitars 1912-1914

Picasso: Guitars 1912-1914
The Museum of Modern Art, February 13-June 6, 2011

Picasso's two Guitar constructions–one in cardboard, one in sheet metal–bracket a brief but intense period of experimentation in the artist's long career. It is this moment in his work, and the place of these two modest yet revolutionary objects within it, that Picasso: Guitars 1912–1914 explores.


New York Close Up (18 videos)

New York Close Up

New York Close Up is Art21’s documentary film series devoted to artists in the first decade of their professional career, living and working in New York City. This innovative project provides an intimate look at the next wave of artists—artists close up.

Children's Video Tour-Time Travel

Children's Video and Audio Tour: West Building Highlights Explore 50 paintings in the West Building with a video and audio tour designed especially for children ages 7 to 12. This tour allows children to explore works of art on display in the Gallery's West Building through an online tour featuring one video for each painting masterpiece. The tour is also available onsite, with handheld digital audio players that allow children the freedom to move through the galleries at their own pace and choose from a list of works that includes Leonardo, Rembrandt, Rubens, Degas, Monet, and Homer.

Miller House Symposium at the Indianapolis Museum of Art

A large audience gathered at the Indianapolis Museum of Art on May 20, 2011, to explore the legacy of Miller House with some of America’s leading design experts. One of the greatest modern designs of the mid-twentieth century, this extraordinary complex was created by the legendary architect Eero Saarinen, interior designer Alexander Girard, and landscape architect Dan Kiley for the J. Irwin Miller family.

Hard Truths: A Forum on Art and the Politics of Difference

Using the art and life of Thornton Dial as a point of departure, this public forum, held on April 8, 2011, explored the status of African American artists within the mainstream contemporary art world, an examination that reflects broader social, economic, and political “hard truths” within society at large. It explored the relevance of black creative expression to issues of social justice across racial boundaries.

Gloria, by Allora & Calzadilla, at the 2011 Venice Biennale

Gloria is the official U.S. representation at the 54th International Art Exhibition - La Biennale di Venezia. The exhibition has been organized by the Indianapolis Museum of Art and is presented by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. Department of State. For more information, visit http://www.imamuseum.org/venice

Abstract Expressionist New York

More than sixty years have passed since the critic Robert Coates, writing in the New Yorker in 1946, first used the term “Abstract Expressionism” to describe the richly colored canvases of Hans Hofmann. Over the years the name has come to designate the paintings and sculptures of artists as different as Jackson Pollock and Barnett Newman, Willem de Kooning and Mark Rothko, Lee Krasner and David Smith.

Here/Not Here - Jakkai Siributr

Dubbed “one of Southeast Asia’s leading contemporary artists,” Jakkai Siributr is noted for his detailed tapestries and installations that comment on the religious, social and political issues facing Thailand today. Asian Art Museum Art Speak interns sat down with Jakkai to discuss his three works in the exhibition Here/Not Here: Buddha Presence in Eight Recent Works (on view at the Asian Art Museum from April 1–October 23, 3011) and his perspectives on politics, art school, free time, and much more. For more information visit: http://www.asianart.org/herenothere.htm


Making Art (7 videos)

Making Art

Carved carnelians, painted parchment, finessed flesh tones... explore art techniques in videos from the J. Paul Getty Museum.