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David Krasnow

David Krasnow appears in the following:

Money

Saturday, May 10, 2003

In 1978, in the worst urban blight New York City had ever experienced, the filmmaker Henry Hills found the arts thriving in the in the cracks in the asphalt. He filmed dancers improvising in vacant lots, poets giving lectures on the street, and composers like John Zorn giving loft concerts. ...

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Design for the Real World: Ballpark

Saturday, April 19, 2003

Baseball season has just begun. Designer and Cleveland Indians loyalist Michael Bierut is a huge fan of the game and a connoisseur of the ballpark. He looks at what separates the mid-century monstrosity from the field of dreams. Produced by David Krasnow.

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Matthew Barney at the Guggenheim

Thursday, March 13, 2003

The Guggenheim Museum has just unveiled one of the art world's most anticipated spectacles: an exhibition of Matthew Barney's Cremaster cycle. The show includes sculptures, photographs, banners, installations, and feature films. It also features the use of non-traditional unstable materials...like vaseline.

During the installation, David Krasnow watched and listened as ...

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Matthew Barney

Saturday, March 08, 2003

Last month, the Guggenheim Museum unveiled one of the art world's most anticipated spectacles: an exhibition of Matthew Barney's Cremaster cycle. In the films and sculptures that make up the Cremaster cycle, Barney makes bizarre use of everyday materials, including concrete, tapioca, Vaseline and rock salt. While the ...

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Anonymous

Saturday, February 01, 2003

When we think about support for the arts, certain names come to mind, like Mellon, and Guggenheim, and MacArthur. But in every concert hall and museum, the wall of benefactors is engraved with a few patrons who go by "anonymous." Who are these people? Produced by David Krasnow.

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The Icarus Paintings

Saturday, January 04, 2003

The myth of Icarus symbolizes fleeting glory, and the foolishness of flying too high, literally and figuratively. A story about Spencer Finch, a painter who tried to depict Icarus' hubris and doom. Produced by David Krasnow.

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Toy Piano

Saturday, December 28, 2002

Margaret Leng Tan, a virtuoso of the grand piano, takes Schroeder‘s place at the plastic one.

(Originally aired: July 4, 2002)

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Documenting Dance

Saturday, December 07, 2002

You may remember a part of a dance you’ve seen, a beautiful movement or a striking arrangement of bodies. But you probably couldn’t recreate those things, and you'd have a tough time trying to convey someone else how to do the dance. As producer David Krasnow discovered, dancers themselves ...

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La Musica Della Mafia

Saturday, October 05, 2002

The songs in this collection of traditional Italian folk music were all written by, for, and about the Mafia, and provide a tantalizing oral history of Italy's mythic criminal universe.

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Mysterian Shapes

Saturday, September 21, 2002

When east coast photographer Nick Muellner set out for the arid basins of southeast Utah, he brought with him a book by the Russian writer Vladimir Nabokov. And when Muellner's photographs turned out stranger than he expected, he found himself trying to crack open Nabokov's perfectly constructed literary images. 

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Pauline Oliveros's Deep Listening

Saturday, August 31, 2002

Producer David Krasnow profiles the experimental composer Pauline Oliveros, who built her career on what she calls “deep listening.”

(Originally aired: April 25, 2002)

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The Icarus Paintings

Saturday, July 13, 2002

The myth of Icarus symbolizes fleeting glory, and the foolishness of flying too high, literally and figuratively. Spencer Finch is a painter who tried to depict that myth, and capture Icarus' hubris and doom. 

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Toy Piano

Saturday, July 06, 2002

Margaret Leng Tan, a virtuoso of the grand piano, takes Schroeder's place at the plastic one.

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Pauline Oliveros's Deep Listening

Saturday, April 27, 2002

Producer David Krasnow profiles the experimental composer Pauline Oliveros, who built her career on what she calls “deep listening.”

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