Artist Ai Weiwei and art dealer James Lally joined curator Hiromi Kinoshita to discuss their own perspectives about copying in Chinese art, raising questions about what we truly value in cultural artifacts. This online conversation brought together topics from the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s current installation, “Authentic: Truth and Perception in Chinese Art” and the […]

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Episode 1: Connie Butler “Time, Process, Life in the Work of Marisa Merz” This online series featured internationally renowned scholars and curators as they discuss overlooked aspects of the work and the life of artist Marisa Merz (1926 – 2019). The first episode features curator Connie Butler (chief curator, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles) as she […]

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Episode 2: Lara Conte “Marisa Merz: Sculptural and Film Experiments in the Kitchen, 1967-1978 This online series featured internationally renowned scholars and curators as they discuss overlooked aspects of the work and the life of artist Marisa Merz (1926 – 2019). The second episode features Professor Lara Conte (Associate Professor, Università di Roma Tre) as […]

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Episode 3: Teresa Kittler “Marisa Merz: Actions, Interactions, and Performative Sculpture” This online series featured internationally renowned scholars and curators as they discuss overlooked aspects of the work and the life of artist Marisa Merz (1926 – 2019). The third episode features Teresa Kittler (Lecturer, York University) as she analyses Merz’s “actions”, such as Marisa’s […]

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Episode 4 “Marisa Merz as Anti-Penelope” by Luigia Lonardelli This online series featured internationally renowned scholars and curators as they discuss overlooked aspects of the work and the life of artist Marisa Merz (1926 – 2019). Episode 4 features Luigia Lonardelli (curator, Maxxi, Rome) as she discusses Merz in her role as anti-Penelope. Subscribe for […]

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Episode 5: “Drawing Intimacy: Marisa Merz’s works on paper in the 1970s” by Francesco Guzzetti This online series featured internationally renowned scholars and curators as they discuss overlooked aspects of the work and the life of artist Marisa Merz (1926 – 2019). Episode 5 features Francesco Guzzetti (Visiting Professor, Università degli studi di Firenze, Florence) […]

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Episode 6: “Lead and aluminum in Marisa Merz’s Art. Layers of meaning” by Silvia Bottinelli and Sharon Hecker This online series featured internationally renowned scholars and curators as they discuss overlooked aspects of the work and the life of artist Marisa Merz (1926 – 2019). Episode 6 features Silvia Bottinelli (Senior Lecturer, School of Museum […]

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Episode 7: Panel discussion with Silvia Bottinelli, Connie Butler, Francesco Guzzetti, Sharon Hecker, Teresa Kittler and Luigia Lonardelli with all speakers, moderated by Amanda Sroka (Assistant Curator, Philadelphia Museum of Art) and Dr. Lara Demori (Marcello Rumma Fellow in Contemporary Italian Art) The online series featured internationally renowned scholars and curators as they discuss overlooked […]

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Watch as Ronan Bouroullec discusses the role of empathy in the work of a designer. And don’t miss “Circus: Bouroullec Designs” on view through May 30, 2022. http://ow.ly/XW3q30saSFn Subscribe for more from the Philadelphia Museum of Art on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/PhilaArtMuseum/ Visit the Philadelphia Museum of Art online: http://www.philamuseum.org/ PhilaMuseum on: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/philamuseum Twitter: https://twitter.com/philamuseum Instagram: […]

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The son of a carpenter, Thomas Gross was a cabinetmaker who owned a shop in Philadelphia in the early 1800s. Watch this video to learn more about Gross and this Double Chest. “Double Chest (Chest-on-Chest),” 1805-1810, by Thomas Gross, Jr. http://ow.ly/8ZZ730s9V3G https://www.philamuseum.org/collection/object/76388 Subscribe for more from the Philadelphia Museum of Art on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/PhilaArtMuseum/ Visit […]

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