The Art of Time

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Wednesday, May 09, 2007

Neil Sedaka celebrates his 50th year in show business, with a new collection of his greatest hits. Then, celebrated artist Andy Goldsworthy talks about creating works that change physically with the passage of time. And we look at the legacy of Paul Poiret, who called himself the “King of Fashion.” Plus, Al and Larry Ubell, the Gurus of How-To, answer your home repair questions.


Andy Goldsworthy and Neil Sedaka

Neil Sedaka on 50 Years of Music

In honor of his 50th anniversary in show business, Neil Sedaka looks back on his influential career. And he tells the stories behind some of his most iconic hits, like "Breaking Up is Hard to Do" and "Calendar Girl."

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Andy Goldsworthy on the Art of Change

Andy Goldsworthy creates works of art that change physically with the passage of time. He tells us about covering a wall with wet porcelain...which will dry and crack...for his new project, "White Walls" at the Galerie Lelong.


The King of Fashion

Andrew Bolton, the curator of Poiret: King of Fashion at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, examines the legacy of the renowned clothes designer Paul Poiret (1879 to 1944).


The Gurus of How-To

Alvin and Larry Ubell, the "Gurus of How-To," tackle the nuts and bolts of home repair, and take your calls on how to get your house or apartment ready for summer. Call 212-433-9692.

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