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Lois Lowry & Romare Bearden

Friday, January 04, 2013

Kurt Andersen talks with Lois Lowry, author of the dystopian children’s book The Giver, which has been widely celebrated and widely banned. Her new book Son is the final chapter in The Giver series. The celebrated collage artist Romare Bearden is remembered by two friends who were with him in ...

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Romare Bearden: An Artist in Winter

Friday, January 04, 2013

Probably the most famous African-American visual artist of the 20th century, Romare Bearden was best known for a singular approach to collage art that incorporated scraps of wallpaper, glossy magazines, and fabric into a kind of patchwork cubism. When Bearden was at his height ...

Slideshow: Romare Bearden in his studio

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Umberto Eco & Harold O’Neal

Friday, December 02, 2011

Kurt Andersen talks with the novelist Umberto Eco, whose new thriller The Prague Cemetery imagines the author of one of the most notorious books ever written. The celebrated collage artist Romare Bearden is remembered by two friends who were with him in his last days. And the jazz pianist Harold ...

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This Week: Must-See Arts in the City

Thursday, November 10, 2011

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A tribute to Romare Bearden, "portable" murals by Diego Rivera, an artist who reproduces the work of other artists, and the roots of documentary photography in New York. Plus: enough performance art to gag an ox. Here's what's cooking this weekend in the big bad city.

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This Week: Must-See Arts in the City

Thursday, September 01, 2011

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The centennial of collagist Romare Bearden's birth receives tribute at the Met, a New Orleans-born artist shows her sinewy assemblages downtown and a Chelsea gallery displays the demure, 9/11-inspired drawings of a former Beat. Here's a little art to be checking out this Labor Day weekend.

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