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



UCTV, a service of the University of California, delivers documentaries, faculty lectures, cutting-edge research symposiums and artistic performances from each of the ten UC campuses: UC Berkeley, UC Davis, UC Irvine, UC Los Angeles, UC Merced, UC Riverside, UC San Diego, UC San Francisco, UC Santa Barbara, and UC Santa Cruz: Chaotic Scrutiny: The Low and High in LA Art 5/16/05 [58:51]; You See: The Early Years of the UC Davis Studio Art Faculty 2/4/08 [58:06] [Link found to be expired as of 2015 audit. TFAO is saving the citation for use by researchers.]


The University of Alabama Libraries maintain a web page titled "Lecture and Book Talk Video Series" containing streaming of lectures including Alabama Folk Pottery. Joey Brackner, author of Alabama Folk Pottery, presents a 33 minute talk on the history of Pottery in Alabama. February 1, 2007. Accessed May, 2015.


The University of Arizona Museum of Art website page for Jackie Battenfield: Moments of Change, an exhibit held August 18 - October 16, 2011, includes online videos. Accessed May, 2015.


"Duct Tape for Dads: UC Duct-Tape Sculptures to Display Father's Day Weekend at Ohio Duck Tape Festival" from University of Cincinnati, including photos and a video. Accessed August, 2015.


From January through May of 2001, Professor Liana Cheney of the Graduate School of Education at the University of Massachusetts at Lowell chaired "Museum Issues", a 22 class course recorded in its entirety as a distance learning course. The course includes 22 lectures. Museums are defined and many types and facets of museums are discussed. Liana De Girolame Cheny is Professor of Art History, and Chairperson, Department of Cultural Studies, and Coordinator of Art History, Interdisciplinary and Intercollegiate Studies at the University of Massachusetts Lowell. She received her PhD from Boston University in 1978. Dr. Cheny also presents online "Art History and Film." The course description reads: "Examination of issues of content, theory and criticism in traditional, modern and contemporary lives of artists, autobiographies, biographies and historiographies as source of filmic expression. Focus on the interpretation and transformation of art historical records into filmic vision as revealed in set and costume design, music, camera technique and other aesthetic elements of film, as well as how such elements function to extend and convey directorial vision to movements in art history." American artists featured in videos are Mary Cassatt, William M. Chase, Winslow Homer and Georgia O'Keeffe:

Accessed May, 2015.


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