7 episodios

Walls Speak: The Narrative Art of Hildreth Meière is an exhibition on view at the National Building Museum. This video series presents the exhibition's curator, Catherine Coleman Brawer, discussing the work of Art Deco muralist and mosaicist Hildreth Meière (1892–1961). Special thanks to Hildreth Meière Dunn for providing in situ photographs of art work. Visit the National Building museum online for more podcasts and video.

Walls Speak: The Narrative
Art of Hildreth Meière National Building Museum

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Walls Speak: The Narrative Art of Hildreth Meière is an exhibition on view at the National Building Museum. This video series presents the exhibition's curator, Catherine Coleman Brawer, discussing the work of Art Deco muralist and mosaicist Hildreth Meière (1892–1961). Special thanks to Hildreth Meière Dunn for providing in situ photographs of art work. Visit the National Building museum online for more podcasts and video.

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    Walls Speak: Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis, 1945-1961

    Walls Speak: Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis, 1945-1961

    Hildreth Meière's glass mosaic designs for the Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis are some of the most stunning reinterpretations of early-Christian iconography.
    Walls Speak: The Narrative Art of Hildreth Meière is an exhibition on view at the National Building Museum from March 19 - November 27, 2011. Visit the National Building museum online for more podcasts and video.

    • 1m
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    Walls Speak: Travelers Insurance Company, 1956

    Walls Speak: Travelers Insurance Company, 1956

    Hildreth Meière's mosaic for the Travelers Insurance Company illustrates traveling in nineteenth-century America, when travel was high risk.
    Walls Speak: The Narrative Art of Hildreth Meière is an exhibition on view at the National Building Museum from March 19 - November 27, 2011. Visit the National Building museum online for more podcasts and video.

    • 1m
    • video
    Walls Speak: New York World's Fair, 1939

    Walls Speak: New York World's Fair, 1939

    Hildreth Meière's metal sculpture on the exterior of the Medicine and Public Health Building depicts Hippocrates, the Father of Medicine, and the Dragon of Ignorance.
    Walls Speak: The Narrative Art of Hildreth Meière is an exhibition on view at the National Building Museum from March 19 - November 27, 2011. Visit the National Building museum online for more podcasts and video.

    • 46 segundos
    • video
    Walls Speak: Radio City Music Hall, 1932

    Walls Speak: Radio City Music Hall, 1932

    For Radio City Music Hall, Hildreth Meière designed the exterior, mixed-metal and enamel sculptures Dance, Drama, and Song.
    Walls Speak: The Narrative Art of Hildreth Meière is an exhibition on view at the National Building Museum from March 19 - November 27, 2011. Visit the National Building museum online for more podcasts and video.

    • 1m
    • video
    Walls Speak: St. Bartholomew's Church

    Walls Speak: St. Bartholomew's Church

    For the apse at St. Bartholomew's Church in New York City, Hildreth Meières employed Byzantine-style glass mosaics for the first time.
    Walls Speak: The Narrative Art of Hildreth Meière is an exhibition on view at the National Building Museum from March 19 - November 27, 2011. Visit the National Building museum online for more podcasts and video.

    • 1m
    • video
    Walls Speak: National Academy of Sciences, 1924

    Walls Speak: National Academy of Sciences, 1924

    The dome for the Great Hall of the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, D.C., was Hildreth Meière's first major architectural commission.
    Walls Speak: The Narrative Art of Hildreth Meière is an exhibition on view at the National Building Museum from March 19 - November 27, 2011. Visit the National Building museum online for more podcasts and video.

    • 48 segundos

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