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Studio 360

“The Sculptor”: An Artist Makes a Deal with the Devil

Thursday, March 12, 2015

In Scott McCloud’s new graphic novel, “The Sculptor,” an artist trades his life for a chance at artistic immortality. 

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Carnegie Hall Perspectives, Ethan Hawke's Piano Lessons

Thursday, March 12, 2015

High-tech assassins. Mezzo-soprano Joyce Di Donato. Ethan Hawke with Seymour Bernstein, a pianist-turned-teacher.Trains carrying crude oil continue to explode. Fracking in China.

Studio 360

Aha Moment: “Love and Rockets”

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Comics and graphic novels haven’t traditionally been welcoming places for women. Jessica Abel, a graphic novelist and teacher, is working to change that. 

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On The Media

Episode 1: Sic Semper Francis

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

"House of Cards" fan Brooke Gladstone dissects the first episode of this season with a veteran Washington journalist and the show's own creator, Beau Willimon. 
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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: A New Nuclear Age, The Era of Over-Sharing, and A New Generation of von Trapps

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

The Takeaway explores nuclear warheads, social media trends, and a new musical group with ties to the past.

The Leonard Lopate Show

The Business End of Contemporary Art

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Contemporary art has expanded to include just about any object, action, or event: dance routines, slideshows, and functional hair salons.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Risky Business: The Men's Rights Movement and the Craft of Contemporary Art

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Covering the Men's Rights Movement. Getting boys to read. From Artifacts to Art. The business of contemporary art.

The Leonard Lopate Show

The Artistic Life of Ancient Objects

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

In the 1920s, archaeological objects found in Iraq were strategically transformed from artifacts into works of art, fundamentally changing the way we look at ancient objects even today. 

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NYPR Archives & Preservation

Remembering New York City's Roving Cinema

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

WNYC
In 1966, the New York City Parks Department bought a school bus and converted it into a roving movie theatre.
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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: A Warning to Iran, Homework Vs. Playtime, and Ethan Hawke on Artistic Identity

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

The Takeaway explores a game of international politics playing out on Capitol Hill, a movement to get rid of homework in favor of playtime, and Ethan Hawke drops by.

Schoolbook

Now Saving The Music Industry: Your 12-Year-Old

Sunday, March 08, 2015

WNYC
As the music industry struggled to keep older buyers and fans, it's discovered that tweens are the ultimate renewable resource—as long as the artists sort of act their age.
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WNYC News

PHOTOS| A Conversation with Wendell Pierce

Friday, March 06, 2015

WNYC
A conversation with Wendell Pierce in The Greene Space 

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WNYC News

A Movie By a Drone

Friday, March 06, 2015

The New York City Drone Film Festival is the world’s first event dedicated to the art of drone cinematography. 

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WNYC News

Björk at MoMA: 'Abominable'

Friday, March 06, 2015

For WNYC's art critic Deborah Solomon, the museum's mid-career retrospective of the pop-artist is too much about the worship of a celebrity, and not enough about art.

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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: Disturbing Findings From Ferguson, NASA Reaches a Dwarf Planet, and History's Greatest Mystery

Friday, March 06, 2015

The Takeaway looks at the findings revealed in the DOJ's report on Ferguson, we look at the best things online this week, and the lost city of Atlantis.

On The Media

The Damage Has Been Done

Friday, March 06, 2015

With the release of their latest propaganda video featuring an apparent destruction of the Mosul Museum, ISIS got the art world fumed.

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On The Media

#48 -- Art Critics Love Us On Yelp

Thursday, March 05, 2015

What happens when a professional critic reviews art on Yelp?
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The Takeaway

The Dynamics of a Family Band

Thursday, March 05, 2015

Does talent run in the family? It does for the Durham's. Kitty, Daisy and Lewis discuss their creative process and the dynamics of a family band. 

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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: American Gas Chambers, Exploring the Cosmos, and Family Dynamics

Thursday, March 05, 2015

The Takeaway looks at Oklahoma's push to use nitrogen gas in executions, we explore life in the Goldilocks Zone, and family band Kitty, Daisy and Lewis drop by.

Fishko Files

Andy Warhol

Thursday, March 05, 2015

Andy Warhol’s image is rarely out of the public eye.

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