American Art Online Videos

a catalogue of online lectures and conversations with artists, scholars and others

with content focusing on representational art presented free of charge



Laguna Art Museum presented as of 2013 several videos relating to events at the museum including

Accessed May, 2015., a service of Annenberg/CPB, provides life long learning programs on the Web. Several videos in the Teacher Resources section focus on American art in the A World of Art: Work in Progress series. A World of Art is a video instructional series on art appreciation for college and high school classrooms and adult learners. Each program in this art appreciation series is devoted to a contemporary artist who takes one or more works of art from start to finish. Each show is 30 minutes in length. Examples are:

A World of Art was produced by Oregon Public Broadcasting in association with Oregon State University in 1996 with the first PBS relaese in Fall 1997.[Link found to be expired as of 2015 audit. TFAO is saving the citation for use by researchers.]


Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art presents via its website a 01:30 YouTube video featuring curator Lynn Whitelaw discussing Works by Warhol from the Cochran Collection, on exhibit May 13 through July 15, 2012. Accessed May, 2015.


From the Library of Congress, By the People, For the People: Posters from the WPA, 1936-1943 -- American Memory includes as of 2013 a section on special presentations including Interview with WPA Silkscreen Artist Tony Velonis from a December, 1994 symposium on the WPA titled "Amassing American Stuff: The New Deal Arts Collections of the Library of Congress." The online interview with master silkscreen printer Anthony (Tony) Velonis took place at that time as one of several in-depth interviews with notable figures of the WPA projects. (description from LOC web site) Accessed May, 2015.


Los Angeles County Museum of Art produced a video titled Color and Fire, available online through ArtBabble. According to ArtBabble, "This video explores the evolution of the 20th century ceramics in interviews with many of the leading figures in the field, including Ruth Duckworth, John Mason, Ron Nagle, Otto Natzler, Richard Shaw, and Betty Woodman. Featuring discussions about Abstract Expressionism, Funk, sculpture, vessels, and the role of ceramics in the art world . These interviews provide fascinating glimpses into the studios, lives, and work of an inspirational group of artists." Accessed June, 2015.


Michael Craig-Martin: Drawings, an exhibit held January 11 - February 17, 2012 at Luther W. Brady Art Gallery. Includes video and article. Accessed August, 2015.

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