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Tunisian Collaborative Painting

Friday, December 09, 2011

Cultures the world over have long recognized the power of individuality in the creation of art.. But when the individual artist is threatened, can there can be creative power in groups?  WNYC’s Sara Fishko explores the world of  “Tunisian Collaborative Painting” –in this edition of Fishko Files

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Frank Stella

Friday, May 27, 2011

Sometimes artists, seeking inspiration, find it in the very thing that challenges and haunts them most.  WNYC’s Sara Fishko talked with visual artist Frank Stella, about some very productive pain. Here's the next Fishko Files.

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Isle of the Dead

Friday, October 29, 2010

Halloween is coming. It’s the season for unsettling images and dark thoughts.  WNYC’s Sara Fishko has a story about a painting from the 1880s - that fits right in! Here is the next Fishko Files...

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Post-War Painters

Friday, October 01, 2010

New York played a central role in the development of abstract art after World War II. As the Museum of Modern Art prepares for the opening of its biggest-ever show of abstract expressionism, WNYC’s Sara Fishko talks to a couple of post-War New York painters, in this edition of the Fishko Files.

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Andy Warhol

Friday, August 06, 2010

For the remaining weeks of the summer and into September, you can see the exhibit “Andy Warhol: The Last Decade” at the Brooklyn Museum. 

Even now, nearly 25 years after his death, Warhol’s image is rarely out of the public eye.  And as WNYC’s Sara Fishko tells us, that was the artist’s lifelong dream.  Here is the next Fishko Files...

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Portraits

Friday, February 02, 2007

As the New York culture scene for ’07 gets underway, some of last year’s exhibits are ending their runs. WNYC’s Sara Fishko says two of the more interesting ones, closing soon, use portraits to reveal something larger than the pictures themselves.

“Glitter and Doom, German Portraits from ...

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Sleepwalkers

Friday, January 19, 2007

A genuine New York spectacle called 'Sleepwalkers' opened this week at the Museum of Modern Art. The multi-screen, outdoor movie can be seen from various spots in midtown Manhattan -- and it has WNYC's Sara Fishko considering the role of 'accident' in our appreciation of artworks. Here is the next ...

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Rivals in Art

Friday, March 28, 2003

The Museum of Modern Art show "Matisse Picasse" opened last month and runs through May 19. The exhibition shows the influence and the opposition of these two star-artists. The were friends, colleagues - and rivals. The show left Sara Fishko wondering about other examples...here is today's Fishko Files...

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Mirroring Evil

Friday, March 15, 2002

The recent TV documentary "9/11" raised questions in some people's minds as to whether there were images that might be just too painful to look at. Sara Fishko reports that similar questions are being raised, now, by a show at the Jewish Museum about the holocaust. Here is the next ...

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