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Ann Heppermann

Ann Heppermann appears in the following:

American Icons: Monticello

Friday, February 17, 2012

This is the home of America’s aspirations and its deepest contradictions. Thomas Jefferson was as passionate about building his house as he was about founding the United States. Yet...

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American Icons: Georgia O’keeffe’s Skull Paintings

Friday, September 02, 2011

“The men were all talking about the great American novel, the great American play, ... the great American everything,” said Georgia O’Keeffe. “So I thought ... I’ll make it an America...

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American Icons: Georgia O'Keeffe's Skull Paintings

Friday, November 12, 2010

“The men were all talking about the great American novel, the great American play,...the great American everything,” said Georgia O’Keeffe. “So I thought . . . I’ll make it an Ameri...

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American Icons: Georgia O’Keeffe’s Skull Paintings

Friday, November 12, 2010

"The men were all talking about the great American novel, the great American play...the great American everything," said Georgia O’Keeffe. "So I thought, I’ll make it an American painting.” O'Keeffe painted cow and deer skulls floating over delicate abstract landscapes of the New Mexico desert. Produced by

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Federal Property

Friday, May 08, 2009

Back in the 1930s, as part of the Federal Art Project, the government paid artists to make thousands of paintings, from famous murals to little landscapes. It wasn't possible to keep track of it all, and some ended up in private hands. Once in a while, a canvas turns up, ...

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Rent Party

Friday, March 20, 2009

The City Reliquary, a scrappy little storefront museum in Brooklyn, decided to try out a Depression-era method for fundraising: a rent party, 1930's style. Produced by Ann Hepperman and Kara Oehler.

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Aha Moment: Lar Lubovitch

Saturday, October 08, 2005

One of the big names in American dance, Lar Lubovitch was a painter until he saw a performance by the late Jose Limon. It turned him into a choreographer on the spot. Produced by Ann Hepperman and Kara Oehler.

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Phoebe Gloeckner

Saturday, July 30, 2005

Phoebe Gloeckner is a medical illustrator, but she also writes graphic novels. Gloeckner's stories are autobiographical, and feature disturbing content like childhood sexual abuse. She tells her stories through eyes of a girl named Minnie. One day last year, a boy checked out Gloeckner’s A ...

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Basket Bridge

Saturday, September 18, 2004

Tucson, Arizona is celebrating one local tribe’s artwork with a new overpass over a 6-lane highway. The bridge is designed with traditional patterns of coyote tracks and lizards used by Tohono O’Odam basketweavers. But, the designer of Tucson’s new bridge isn’t a basket weaver, or ...

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