VIDEOS

Here you'll find the best videos pertaining to the arts that we've found across the net. All links are directed to the original published site. Enjoy!

For more finds organized by subject matter, see the playlists on the CATT YouTube channel.

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How Dresses Were Made In The 15th Century | A Stitch In Time | Absolute History

Dressmakers detail the gown style of the nouveau riche of Europe as portrayed in the famous Arnolfini portrait by Jan van Eyck. This video explores how the fabric was made, how it was died, how it was cut, how it was styled and how it was worn.

Oct 8, 2021

Spotting Historical Inspirations in 2021 Met Gala Outfits

The 2021 Met Gala gowns took inspiration from historical styles. Here's a review from Karolina Zebrowska, a favorite fashion historian. Visit her page at Karolina Zebrowska.

Sept 14, 2021

Rating Barbie Movies Costumes on Historical Accuracy (DETAILED)

Karolina Zebrowska is always entertaining with her takes on fashion history. Here's her take on Barbie movies and their special mishmash of period costumes, a subject that may not have ever been attempted before. Visit her page at Karolina Zebrowska.

Sept 30, 2021

Why Can’t We Make New Stradivari Violins?

Is it the shape of the violin, the wood, the preservation technique, or just our expectations? What makes a Stradivarius so unique? This video tries to answer those questions. See more from SciShow at SciShow.

Aug 30, 2021

Raymond Tang: Be Humble, and Other Lessons from the Philosophy of Water

Years ago, I read the Tao Te Ching. The concept of being like water was really fascinating. Raymond Tang does a TED Talk about applying the Tao philosophy of water to your life. When I saw it, I realized that it is a perfect explanation of how we should be as artists, helping each other to succeed in order to create balance in our lives and depth in our creativity. Fits perfectly with the philosophy of CATT Center. Visit the TED Page at TED.

March 20, 2018

5 Historical Films That Got the Costumes RIGHT

Bernadette Banner explores the incredibly accurate details of historical films Gentleman Jack, Harriet, Emma, Tulip Fever, and a stage production of Twelfth Night. Visit her page at Bernadette Banner.

Sept 26, 2021