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Museum Open House; Animal Spirits

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03/28/1966

Program hosted by Russell Connor of Boston's Museum of Fine Arts. Each half hour program was devoted to a period of artists and showed works of art with Connor giving the background on the works. In this episode, Connor showcases art with a focus on animals and animal spirits. The majority of the art featured are statues with animals subjects ranging from the Hippo to the Fox. Connor also shares some Japanese art including The Nine Dragon Scroll painted by Ch'en Jung and a Tiger screen painted by Hasegawa T?haku. He closes with a painting by Gustave Courbet.


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Series
Museum Open House
Program
Animal Spirits
Program Number

62

Series Description

Program hosted by Russell Connor of Boston's Museum of Fine Arts. Each half hour program was devoted to a period of artists and showed works of art with Connor giving the background on the works. Early and Mid 1960’s. Series release date: 1963

Duration

00:29:54

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Art & Arts
Art, Japanese
Rong, Chen
Connor, Russell
Nine Dragons
Jung, Ch'en
Painting
Hasegawa, Tohaku, 1539-1610
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Animals
Courbet, Gustave, 1819-1877
Art, French
Sculpture
Genres
Educational
Topics
Fine Arts
Contributors
Rogers, Steve (Other (see note))
Anderson, Ken (Other (see note))
Barnard, Patricia (Producer)
Husbands, Nancy (Assistant Producer)
Cosel, William (Director)
Kennedy, Thalia (Associate Producer)
Kane, Pat (Other (see note))
Connor, Russell (Host)
Ferguson, Andrew (Sound)
Publication Information
Presented by the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and the WGBH Educational Foundation
Citation
Chicago: “Museum Open House; Animal Spirits,” 03/28/1966, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 4, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_9EAECAA04262462CBEEE086091DD5DAE.
MLA: “Museum Open House; Animal Spirits.” 03/28/1966. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 4, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_9EAECAA04262462CBEEE086091DD5DAE>.
APA: Museum Open House; Animal Spirits. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_9EAECAA04262462CBEEE086091DD5DAE
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