What is the perfect work of art?
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What is the perfect work of art?

What would you say is the perfect work of art? Today, it’s up to you. On my right you can see Katsushika Hokusai’s Under the Wave off Kanagawa. On my left, Barbara Hepworth’s Wave. Which do you prefer? I… I like the blue one. Wonderful. Anybody else? This beautiful William Morris Fruit wallpaper or Rodin’s […]

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It Is Good Lookin’ (S2, E8) | AT THE MUSEUM
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It Is Good Lookin’ (S2, E8) | AT THE MUSEUM

Roger Griffith, Associate Sculpture Conservator: So we’re going to start with the rotor blades. Roger: Oh my god. Joy Bloser, Fellow in Sculpture Conservation: Nice! Roger: Did you see the dome? Look. Joy: Yeah, it’s gross. Roger: Wow. [whistling] Joy: Not a bad Monday! Ann Temkin, The Marie-Josée and Henry Kravis Chief Curator of Painting and […]

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Makes a Difference (S2, E6) | AT THE MUSEUM
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Makes a Difference (S2, E6) | AT THE MUSEUM

Karlos Carcamo, Framer: Alright, here I come. Karlos: Alright. I don’t think we’re going to use drills for this. What’s that? Karlos: No drills for this. We’re just going to do all hand screws. Karlos: Just go straight up. Got it? Karlos: Alright, we’re going to lean the painting out. Switch my hands. Michael Duffy, […]

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