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Edward Lifson

Edward Lifson appears in the following:

James Turrell Experiments With The 'Thingness Of Light Itself'

Saturday, September 07, 2013

Three major museums have collaborated to give the American artist thousands of square feet in exhibition space to display immersive works that play with light, color and perception. At 70, he's still creating his major life's work — located in a volcanic crater in Arizona he bought 40 years ago.

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In China, a Skyscraper-Sized Knock-Off

Friday, February 15, 2013

A huge office complex called Wangjing Soho is under construction in Beijing, consisting of three futuristic glass mountains designed by the superstar British architect Zaha Hadid. A thousand miles south, towers with an uncanny resemblance are rising in the city of Chongqing. Those ...

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Chinese Architect Wang Shu Wins The Pritzker Prize

Monday, February 27, 2012

For the first time, the Pritzker Prize has been awarded to an architect based in China. Wang Shu, 49, is interested in preservation, working slowly and tradition — ideals that are often at odds with today's booming China.

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American Icons: Moby-Dick

Friday, December 30, 2011

In this Peabody Award-winning show, Kurt Andersen sets sail in search of the great white whale.

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Frank Stella

Saturday, December 04, 2004

In 1986, legendary sculptor and painter Frank Stella defied Melville’s instruction not to paint the White Whale, and then spent the next twelve years chasing an artistic obsession that Stella says nearly destroyed him. Produced by Leital Molad and Edward Lifson.

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Boundary

Saturday, May 08, 2004

The streets of southwest Chicago, with smokestacks and factories looming in the background, provide the setting for Stuart Dybek's writing. Dybek grew up in the neighborhoods known as "Little Village" and Pilsen. He’s working on a new book of poems called Streets in Their Own Ink. Dybek reads a poem ...

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