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



ResearchChannel provides an online video-on-demand library containing streaming content including lectures on the arts and humanities. Content as of April, 2007 includes: Arnold Mesches - History Painter in which according to the Research Channel, "Artist Arnold Mesches is a history painter who blends realism with surrealism imagery and content. Produced by University of Colorado, January 2000. 28 minutes; The Exploration of Northwest Coast Indian Art in which according to the Research Channel, "...Professor Emeritus Bill Holm examines how Northwest Coast Native American Art has been perceived over the generations and what is going on today to understand it." Produced by University of Washington, January 14, 2003. 47 minutes; CU@USC with Dean Ruth Weisberg in which according to the Research Channel, "Dean Ruth Weisberg is interviewed about the USC School of Fine Arts including her vision for its future. Several pieces of Dr. Weisberg's art work are also shared." Produced by University of Southern California, August 28, 2003. 24 minutes. [Link found to be expired as of 2015 audit. TFAO is saving the citation for use by researchers.]


The Richard L. Nelson Gallery & The Fine Arts Collection web site features a panel discussion video that is available for download from its Archive section. The "You See: Manuel Neri, Wayne Thiebaud and William T. Wiley" panel discussion was held November 13, 2007 at the Studio Theatre at the Mondavi Center, UC Davis, Moderated by Michael Schwager, curator of the di Rosa Preserve. Accessed May, 2015.

The Roland Collection presents clips of: 47-minute film on the art of Edward Hopper, directed by Ron Peck in cooperation with the Arts Council of Great Britain. The video contains conversations with Gail Levin, Curator of the Hopper Collection at the Whitney Museum; 20-minute long Lichtenstein in London; 53-minute long Pop Art: The Test of the Object, directed by Carlos Vilardebo. Accessed May, 2015.


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