A Closer Look

Norton Museum of Art

Take a deep dive into outstanding artworks in the Norton Museum of Art Collection.

All Episodes

At first glance, Untitled (to Janie Lee) two by Dan Flavin looks simple, but with a closer look, there's much more than meets the eye. In this episode of A Closer Look, Kate Faulkner, Associate Curator of Education for Public Programs, talks about Dan Flavin's use of light and how Flavin merges the art of painting and sculpture.

Sep 2020

6 min 1 sec

In this episode of A Closer Look Glenn Tomlinson, William Randolph Hearst Curator of Education discusses Chaim Soutine's experimental approach to landscape painting. 

Aug 2020

5 min 23 sec

Constantin Brancusi is one of the most important and innovative artist of the modern era. In this episode of "A Closer Look", Glenn Tomlinson highlights Brancusi's artistic process and takes a closer look at "Mademoiselle Pogany II" in the Norton's European Collection. 

May 2020

5 min 35 sec

In this episode of A Closer Look Glenn Tomlinson talks about Jackson Pollock’s energetic style and highlights Pollock’s transitional work titled “Night Mist” in the Norton’s Collection.

Apr 2020

5 min 23 sec

In this episode of A Closer Look Glenn Tomlinson, William Randolph Hearst Curator of Education highlights Pablo Picasso's sculpture titled "Head of a Woman" created in 1909. 

Apr 2020

5 min 12 sec

This podcast explores how Gauguin addressed a traditional subject in a particularly modern way as he developed his groundbreaking style of painting.

Apr 2020

4 min 49 sec