Ancient Egyptian Furnace

Listen as former curator David Whitehouse describes an ancient Egyptian furnace. This is a full-scale model of a furnace that was used for making glass at Tell el-Amarna, Egypt, nearly 3,500 years ago. The model shows half of the furnace.…

Core Formed Vase

Listen as former curator David Whitehouse describes the technique of core forming, which was introduced around the middle of the 16th century B.C., and was used to fashion some of the first glass vessels. Core forming involves the application of…

Brushed with Passion: Calligraphy Styles for Japanese Poems

John T. Carpenter, Curator, Department of Asian Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art Calligraphy demonstration by Fumie Yamada John T. Carpenter discusses the use of calligraphy in Japanese painting. Fumie Yamada gives a live demonstration of calligraphy techniques by writing…

Core Formed Vase (Technique)

Listen as glass artist William Gudenrath describes the technique used to make a core-formed vessel. The technique of core forming, which was introduced around the middle of the 16th century B.C., was used to fashion some of the first glass…

Naeem Mohaiemen | Turner Prize Nominee 2018 | TateShots

Naeem Mohaiemen works with film, installation and essays. His practice investigates transnational socialist politics after the Second World War. This period was framed by decolonisation and the erasing of political utopias. Mohaiemen combines autobiography and history to explore how national…

Burne-Jones, Hope

Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones, Hope, 1896, 179 x 63.5 cm, oil on canvas (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston). Created by Beth Harris and Steven Zucker.

The Roentgens’ Rolltop Desk

Watch as this desk’s hidden features are revealed. The richly embellished surface of this rolltop desk conceal a wealth of mechanical surprises and features, including a spectacular arrangement of almost forty compartments and drawers. Abraham (1711–1793) and David Roentgen (1743–1807)…

King Amenhotep II (Family Tour)

This small masterpiece is a 3,500-year-old portrait of an Egyptian king. Under certain conditions, glass “weathers” (deteriorates). When it was new, the head was deep blue. Centuries of burial have altered the surface to a stone-like tan color. http://www.cmog.org/

Forensic Architecture | Turner Prize Nominee 2018 | TateShots

Forensic Architecture are an interdisciplinary team that includes architects, filmmakers, lawyers and scientists. Their work uses the built environment as a starting point for explorations into human rights violations.   In recent years, Forensic Architecture has distinguished itself by developing…

Bruegel, Tower of Babel

Pieter Bruegel the Elder, The Tower of Babel, 1563, oil on panel, 114 × 155 cm (Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna). In the Google Art Project: http://www.googleartproject.com/collection/kunsthistorisches-museum-vienna-museum-of-fine-arts/artwork/the-tower-of-babel-pieter-bruegel-the-elder/807533/. Created by Beth Harris and Steven Zucker.

King Amenhotep II

Listen as former curator David Whitehouse describes the glass portrait of King Amenhotep II. Ancient glass sculpture is very rare. This is one of the earliest known glass portraits. It probably shows the head of Amenhotep II, who was ruler…

_-substitution: defining _ | AP Calculus AB | Khan Academy

A common challenge when performing _-substitution is to realize which part should be our _. Practice this lesson yourself on KhanAcademy.org right now: https://www.khanacademy.org/math/ap-calculus-ab/ab-antiderivatives-ftc/ab-u-substitution/e/u-substitution-defining-u?utm_source=YT&utm_medium=Desc&utm_campaign=APCalculusAB Watch the next lesson: https://www.khanacademy.org/math/ap-calculus-ab/ab-antiderivatives-ftc/ab-u-substitution/v/u-substitution-example-3?utm_source=YT&utm_medium=Desc&utm_campaign=APCalculusAB Missed the previous lesson? https://www.khanacademy.org/math/ap-calculus-ab/ab-antiderivatives-ftc/ab-u-substitution/v/u-substitution-defining-u-exp?utm_source=YT&utm_medium=Desc&utm_campaign=APCalculusAB AP Calculus AB on Khan Academy:…

The Roentgens’ Dressing Table (Poudreuse)

See how this desk converts into a dressing table. When closed, this table may not seem like one of the most complex pieces of European furniture ever made. However, once opened, its concealed drawers and hidden features are exposed, and…

Core Formed Vase (Family Tour)

Ancient glassmakers discovered a technique called core forming. A core was formed from dung and clay, then dried. The core was covered with glass. After cooling, the core was scraped out. The bottles were used for perfume and cosmetics. http://www.cmog.org/

Charlotte Prodger | Turner Prize Nominee 2018 | TateShots

Charlotte Prodger is a British artist working with moving image, printed image, sculpture and writing. Her work explores issues surrounding queer identity, landscape, language, technology and time. Travelling through the Scottish landscape, Prodger describes making ‘BRIDGIT’, a single-channel video for…