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WNYC News

A Girls Designers Club

Sunday, May 03, 2015

The Museum of Arts and Design presents an exhibit dedicated to female artists from the 1950s until today. 

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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 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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WNYC News

International Gallery Hauser & Wirth Unveils Chelsea Location

Thursday, January 24, 2013

International powerhouse Hauser & Wirth has opened a gallery in what was once a roller rink and massive nightclub – the Roxy – on West 18th Street. The gallery is Hauser & Wirth’s second location in Manhattan. It also has a space on the Upper West Side.

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Studio 360

Kehinde Wiley

Friday, July 25, 2008

Up-and-coming painter Kehinde Wiley is a bit of a throwback -– to the Baroque era. Wiley's oil paintings are big, colorful, beautifully painted portraits. Kurt visits in his studio to find out how he has scouted models from the streets of Harlem to West Africa.

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Studio 360

Conserving the Contemporary

Saturday, February 03, 2001

The unusual materials used by some contemporary artists pose great challenges to the museum conservators who try to preserve their pieces.

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Studio 360

General Idea

Saturday, January 27, 2001

Kurt talks with A.A. Bronson, the surviving member of General Idea, the first internationally recognized art collective, about what happens when a 25-year collaboration ends. This weekend, his exhibition, Negative Thoughts, opens at The Museum of Contemporary Art  in Chicago.

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Studio 360

Special Guest: Barbara Kruger

Saturday, November 04, 2000

Kurt introduces special guest contemporary artist Barbara Kruger.

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