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Frida Kahlo's Unpublished Love Letters For Sale

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

This Wednesday, a New York auction house will put 25 love letters written by Mexican artist Frida Kahlo up for sale.

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Kehinde Wiley’s Modern-Day Royalty

Thursday, February 26, 2015

The artist Kehinde Wiley wondered why he never saw people who looked like him in museums. His ground-breaking paintings, which borrow from art history, are changing that.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Velázquez and the Surrender of Breda

Tuesday, November 08, 2011

Anthony Bailey tells the story behind the famous painting in Velázquez and the Surrender of Breda. What began as propaganda art to celebrate a rare Spanish victory in the Eighty Years' War with Holland, the painting is today recognized as Velázquez's narrative masterpiece.

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Living Inside the Grid

Saturday, March 20, 2004

Producer Simon Rentner explores how the grid has served artists throughout history.

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Living Inside the Grid

Saturday, May 31, 2003

Producer Simon Rentner explores how the grid has served artists throughout history.

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Picture Frames

Saturday, April 05, 2003

Those strips of wood or metal around works of art are doing a lot more than we realize. Produced by Sarah Lilley.

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Simon Schama on Patrons

Saturday, February 01, 2003

Kurt Andersen asks historian Simon Schama to trace the golden chain between artists and their benefactors. Produced by Peter Clowney and Sarah Lilley.

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Special Guest: Barbara Stafford

Saturday, December 09, 2000

Barbara Stafford is the William B. Ogden Distinguished Service Professor, Department of Art History at the University of Chicago and the author of “Body Criticism: Imaging the Unseen in Enlightenment Art and Medicine." 

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Evolution of the American Kitchen

Saturday, December 02, 2000

Art Historian Elizabeth Cromley, chair of the Art and Architecture department at Northeastern University talks about how kitchens have changed in this country over the past century, reflecting changes in American family life.

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