Face-to-Face, from the National Portrait Gallery

by National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution

Face-to-Face, from the National Portrait Gallery
  • Language: eng
  • Episodes: 237
  • Last: 6 Jan 2015
Face-to-Face is a podcast series from the National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution. Listen to Face-to-Face portrait talks, interviews with artists, and lectures from the museum. Face-to-Face portrait talks occur every Thursday at 6pm, in the museum. For more, see the Face-to-Face blog at http://face2face.si.edu/ and the National Portrait Gallery's website at http://npg.si.edu/

Episodes (237)

  • Selena, Portrait in a Minute
    Selena, Portrait in a Minute
    video is inside
    Published: 6 Jan 2015 Duration: 04:17
    Selena, Portrait in a Minute: Guest presenter Alina Collins Maldonado, Head of Education at the Gala Hispanic Theatre in Washington, D.C., discusses a 1993 photograph of Selena by Al Rendon. Known as the "queen of Tejano music," Selena Qui... Read more →
    Selena, Portrait in a Minute: Guest presenter Alina Collins Maldonado, Head of Education at the Gala Hispanic Theatre in Washington, D.C., discusses a 1993 photograph of Selena by Al Rendon. Known as the "queen of Tejano music," Selena Qui... Read more →

  • Selena, Portrait in a Minute
    Selena, Portrait in a Minute
    video is inside
    Published: 6 Jan 2015 Duration: 04:17
    Selena, Portrait in a Minute: Guest presenter Alina Collins Maldonado, Head of Education at the Gala Hispanic Theatre in Washington, D.C., discusses a 1993 photograph of Selena by Al Rendon. Known as the "queen of Tejano music," Selena Qui... Read more →
    Selena, Portrait in a Minute: Guest presenter Alina Collins Maldonado, Head of Education at the Gala Hispanic Theatre in Washington, D.C., discusses a 1993 photograph of Selena by Al Rendon. Known as the "queen of Tejano music," Selena Qui... Read more →

  • Lucretia Mott, Daguerreotype Portrait
    Lucretia Mott, Daguerreotype Portrait
    video is inside
    Published: 5 Jan 2015 Duration: 03:25
    Lucretia Mott, Daguerreotype Portrait: Ann Shumard, Senior Curator of Photography at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery, discusses an 1851 daguerreotype portrait of Lucretia Coffin Mott. Lucretia Mott's commitment to ending slaver... Read more →
    Lucretia Mott, Daguerreotype Portrait: Ann Shumard, Senior Curator of Photography at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery, discusses an 1851 daguerreotype portrait of Lucretia Coffin Mott. Lucretia Mott's commitment to ending slaver... Read more →

  • Lucretia Mott, Daguerreotype Portrait
    Lucretia Mott, Daguerreotype Portrait
    video is inside
    Published: 5 Jan 2015 Duration: 03:25
    Lucretia Mott, Daguerreotype Portrait: Ann Shumard, Senior Curator of Photography at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery, discusses an 1851 daguerreotype portrait of Lucretia Coffin Mott. Lucretia Mott's commitment to ending slaver... Read more →
    Lucretia Mott, Daguerreotype Portrait: Ann Shumard, Senior Curator of Photography at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery, discusses an 1851 daguerreotype portrait of Lucretia Coffin Mott. Lucretia Mott's commitment to ending slaver... Read more →

  • Artist Bo Gehring on his portrait of Esperanza Spalding
    Artist Bo Gehring on his portrait of Esperanza Spalding
    video is inside
    Published: 2 Jan 2015 Duration: 06:30
    Artist Bo Gehring discusses his 2014 portrait of Esperanza Spalding. The video portrait, commissioned for the museum from 2013 Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition winner Bo Gehring, will be exhibited in the museum in May 2015. The full vi... Read more →
    Artist Bo Gehring discusses his 2014 portrait of Esperanza Spalding. The video portrait, commissioned for the museum from 2013 Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition winner Bo Gehring, will be exhibited in the museum in May 2015. The full vi... Read more →

  • Artist Bo Gehring on his portrait of Esperanza Spalding
    Artist Bo Gehring on his portrait of Esperanza Spalding
    video is inside
    Published: 2 Jan 2015 Duration: 06:30
    Artist Bo Gehring discusses his 2014 portrait of Esperanza Spalding. The video portrait, commissioned for the museum from 2013 Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition winner Bo Gehring, will be exhibited in the museum in May 2015. The full vi... Read more →
    Artist Bo Gehring discusses his 2014 portrait of Esperanza Spalding. The video portrait, commissioned for the museum from 2013 Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition winner Bo Gehring, will be exhibited in the museum in May 2015. The full vi... Read more →

  • William Tecumseh Sherman, Portrait in a Minute
    William Tecumseh Sherman, Portrait in a Minute
    video is inside
    Published: 30 Dec 2014 Duration: 02:14
    The National Portrait Gallery's Warren Perry discusses an 1866 painting of William Tecumseh Sherman by George Peter Alexander Healy. "War is war and not popularity-seeking." With these words to his Confederate opponent at Atlanta, General W... Read more →
    The National Portrait Gallery's Warren Perry discusses an 1866 painting of William Tecumseh Sherman by George Peter Alexander Healy. "War is war and not popularity-seeking." With these words to his Confederate opponent at Atlanta, General W... Read more →

  • "Out of Many, One" by artist Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada
    "Out of Many, One" by artist Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada
    video is inside
    Published: 29 Dec 2014 Duration: 05:05
    "Out of Many, One" was commissioned by the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery and created by Cuban American urban artist, Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada. This giant portrait was placed temporarily on the National Mall from Oct. 4 through Oct. ... Read more →
    "Out of Many, One" was commissioned by the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery and created by Cuban American urban artist, Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada. This giant portrait was placed temporarily on the National Mall from Oct. 4 through Oct. ... Read more →

  • "Out of Many, One" by artist Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada
    "Out of Many, One" by artist Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada
    video is inside
    Published: 29 Dec 2014 Duration: 05:05
    "Out of Many, One" was commissioned by the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery and created by Cuban American urban artist, Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada. This giant portrait was placed temporarily on the National Mall from Oct. 4 through Oct. ... Read more →
    "Out of Many, One" was commissioned by the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery and created by Cuban American urban artist, Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada. This giant portrait was placed temporarily on the National Mall from Oct. 4 through Oct. ... Read more →

  • "Out of Many, One" -- preview
    "Out of Many, One" -- preview
    video is inside
    Published: 7 Oct 2014 Duration: 01:08
    "Out of Many, One" on the Nat'l Mall, Oct 4 - 31, 2014: Giant landscape portrait by artist Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada. “Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada's work demonstrates that the art of portraiture knows no boundaries," said Kim Sajet, director of th... Read more →
    "Out of Many, One" on the Nat'l Mall, Oct 4 - 31, 2014: Giant landscape portrait by artist Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada. “Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada's work demonstrates that the art of portraiture knows no boundaries," said Kim Sajet, director of th... Read more →

  • "Out of Many, One" -- preview
    "Out of Many, One" -- preview
    video is inside
    Published: 7 Oct 2014 Duration: 01:08
    "Out of Many, One" on the Nat'l Mall, Oct 4 - 31, 2014: Giant landscape portrait by artist Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada. “Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada's work demonstrates that the art of portraiture knows no boundaries," said Kim Sajet, director of th... Read more →
    "Out of Many, One" on the Nat'l Mall, Oct 4 - 31, 2014: Giant landscape portrait by artist Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada. “Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada's work demonstrates that the art of portraiture knows no boundaries," said Kim Sajet, director of th... Read more →

  • Charles Willson Peale, Portrait in a Minute
    Charles Willson Peale, Portrait in a Minute
    video is inside
    Published: 25 Sep 2014 Duration: 02:29
    Charles Willson Peale, Portrait in a Minute: NPG senior historian David C. Ward discusses Charles Willson Peale. Charles Willson Peale is best remembered as an artist, but he was also the proprietor of the first important museum in America,... Read more →
    Charles Willson Peale, Portrait in a Minute: NPG senior historian David C. Ward discusses Charles Willson Peale. Charles Willson Peale is best remembered as an artist, but he was also the proprietor of the first important museum in America,... Read more →

  • Charles Willson Peale, Portrait in a Minute
    Charles Willson Peale, Portrait in a Minute
    video is inside
    Published: 25 Sep 2014 Duration: 02:29
    Charles Willson Peale, Portrait in a Minute: NPG senior historian David C. Ward discusses Charles Willson Peale. Charles Willson Peale is best remembered as an artist, but he was also the proprietor of the first important museum in America,... Read more →
    Charles Willson Peale, Portrait in a Minute: NPG senior historian David C. Ward discusses Charles Willson Peale. Charles Willson Peale is best remembered as an artist, but he was also the proprietor of the first important museum in America,... Read more →

  • Bill "Bojangles" Robinson, Portrait in a Minute
    Bill "Bojangles" Robinson, Portrait in a Minute
    video is inside
    Published: 18 Jul 2014 Duration: 03:36
    Bill "Bojangles" Robinson, Portrait in a Minute. The National Portrait Gallery's Jewell Robinson discusses a 1935 photograph of Bill "Bojangles" Robinson by George Hurrell. The "Dancing the Dream" exhibition is on display from October 4, 20... Read more →
    Bill "Bojangles" Robinson, Portrait in a Minute. The National Portrait Gallery's Jewell Robinson discusses a 1935 photograph of Bill "Bojangles" Robinson by George Hurrell. The "Dancing the Dream" exhibition is on display from October 4, 20... Read more →

  • Bill "Bojangles" Robinson, Portrait in a Minute
    Bill "Bojangles" Robinson, Portrait in a Minute
    video is inside
    Published: 18 Jul 2014 Duration: 03:36
    Bill "Bojangles" Robinson, Portrait in a Minute. The National Portrait Gallery's Jewell Robinson discusses a 1935 photograph of Bill "Bojangles" Robinson by George Hurrell. The "Dancing the Dream" exhibition is on display from October 4, 20... Read more →
    Bill "Bojangles" Robinson, Portrait in a Minute. The National Portrait Gallery's Jewell Robinson discusses a 1935 photograph of Bill "Bojangles" Robinson by George Hurrell. The "Dancing the Dream" exhibition is on display from October 4, 20... Read more →

  • Conservation of a Monument to Daguerre
    Conservation of a Monument to Daguerre
    video is inside
    Published: 19 Jun 2014 Duration: 05:07
    The Jonathan Scott Hartley monument to Louis-Jacques-Mandé Daguerre at the National Portrait Gallery was recently restored, in May 2014. The monument can be seen at the corner of 7th and F streets, in Washington DC's Penn Quarter/Chinatown... Read more →
    The Jonathan Scott Hartley monument to Louis-Jacques-Mandé Daguerre at the National Portrait Gallery was recently restored, in May 2014. The monument can be seen at the corner of 7th and F streets, in Washington DC's Penn Quarter/Chinatown... Read more →

  • Conservation of a Monument to Daguerre
    Conservation of a Monument to Daguerre
    video is inside
    Published: 19 Jun 2014 Duration: 05:07
    The Jonathan Scott Hartley monument to Louis-Jacques-Mandé Daguerre at the National Portrait Gallery was recently restored, in May 2014. The monument can be seen at the corner of 7th and F streets, in Washington DC's Penn Quarter/Chinatown... Read more →
    The Jonathan Scott Hartley monument to Louis-Jacques-Mandé Daguerre at the National Portrait Gallery was recently restored, in May 2014. The monument can be seen at the corner of 7th and F streets, in Washington DC's Penn Quarter/Chinatown... Read more →

  • NPG Highlights - Win/Spr 2014
    NPG Highlights - Win/Spr 2014
    video is inside
    Published: 25 Apr 2014 Duration: 02:34
    A recap of 2014, so far, at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery. The Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery tells the history of America through individuals who have shaped its culture. Through the visual arts, performing arts and ... Read more →
    A recap of 2014, so far, at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery. The Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery tells the history of America through individuals who have shaped its culture. Through the visual arts, performing arts and ... Read more →

  • Benjamin Butler, Portrait in a Minute
    Benjamin Butler, Portrait in a Minute
    video is inside
    Published: 19 Mar 2014 Duration: 02:52
    The National Portrait Gallery's Warren Perry discusses an 1863 sculpture of Benjamin Butler by Edward Augustus Brackett,. Benjamin Franklin Butler was a Democratic politician in military garb fighting a Republican war, and he sorely tried t... Read more →
    The National Portrait Gallery's Warren Perry discusses an 1863 sculpture of Benjamin Butler by Edward Augustus Brackett,. Benjamin Franklin Butler was a Democratic politician in military garb fighting a Republican war, and he sorely tried t... Read more →

  • Benjamin Butler, Portrait in a Minute
    Benjamin Butler, Portrait in a Minute
    video is inside
    Published: 19 Mar 2014 Duration: 02:52
    The National Portrait Gallery's Warren Perry discusses an 1863 sculpture of Benjamin Butler by Edward Augustus Brackett,. Benjamin Franklin Butler was a Democratic politician in military garb fighting a Republican war, and he sorely tried t... Read more →
    The National Portrait Gallery's Warren Perry discusses an 1863 sculpture of Benjamin Butler by Edward Augustus Brackett,. Benjamin Franklin Butler was a Democratic politician in military garb fighting a Republican war, and he sorely tried t... Read more →

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