Mütter Minute: Mary Lynch’s Skin

In July 1868 a 28-year old Irish immigrant named Mary Lynch entered Philadelphia General Hospital suffering from tuberculosis. Her family, thinking to supplement her bland hospital diet brought her pork and Bologna unfortunately the pork was tainted with trichinosis and on top of one wasting disease she came down with a second – encysted trichinosis….

Episode 7 | Baptism | Saint John the Baptist: From Birth to Beheading | National Gallery, London

Jenny, where better to begin this episode, which is thinking about baptism, than Salisbury Cathedral? Particularly Salisbury Cathedral, because it has this stupendous font that was installed recently in 2008. It’s the most stunning visual object. It’s extraordinary, because as you approach the font, the water is so still that it actually looks far more…

Identifying the Twelve Disciples

The Art and Iconography of Twelve Disciples in five minutes or less! GO! 1. Andrew, the brother of Simon Peter. He was a fisherman, and a fisher OF man, so he is shown with his net and fish. Sometimes he is wearing an X, either symbolizing the style of cross he was martyred on, or…

Documentary Photographer Mary Ellen Mark

Good evening I’m Max Taylor co-president of a ASMP DC and this is Kaveh Sardari the other co-president. We would like to welcome you to the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the McEvoy Theater. It’s a real honor to have Mary Ellen Mark speak tonight and we welcome you to the theater. As you know…

Mary Quant by Nigel Bamforth

I’m Nigel Bamforth, and I’m a conservator in the Furniture and Wood and Dress department Furniture, Textiles and Fashion of the Victoria and Albert Museum. In the Sixties and Seventies I worked for Mary Quant, and I was the Production Manager based in South Molton Street, and I worked for I think about six years,…

Overly Excited Tourist Finds Religion In Salt Lake City

– Whoa, double black diamond, I’m in Salt Lick Shitty, Utah. Home of the… Olympics one time. Let’s go see if we can smooch a Marmon and have a good time. Uh oh, come help, I’m underwater. Not literally of course. Here it is, Temple Square. Let’s go see what all the fuss is about….

Saint-Germain-des-Prés, Paris – Video tour of a furnished apartment on Rue de l’Université

New York Habitat Furnished Apartment Visit Rue de l’Université Saint-Germain-des-Près – Paris, France Hello and welcome to another New York Habitat furnished apartment visit Today we will be visiting a beautiful apartment situated between Boulevard Saint Germain and Quai Voltaire in Paris This is a great location, close to the Seine river and the famous…