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Vermeer

The Leonard Lopate Show

The Painter and the Philosopher Who Taught Us How to See

Monday, March 16, 2015

Laura Snyder describes the streets, inns, and guildhalls of seventeenth-century Holland, where artists and scientists gathered and invented the modern notion of seeing. 

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New Sounds

Music Inspired By Painters

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Hear pieces inspired by Matisse, Joao Miro, Max Ernst, Vermeer, and even the famous Paleolithic cave paintings in Lascaux, France.

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The Takeaway

Uncovering The Mystery of Vermeer

Friday, January 31, 2014

Teller, from the popular magical duo "Penn & Teller," is bringing magic to the big screen. In his documentary "Tim's Vermeer," Teller chronicles Tim Jenisen, an inventor who has joined the handful of artists and historians that have attempted to solve the Vermeer mystery. Jenison, after enormous thought, expense and effort, tried to recreate a Vermeer masterpiece with an optical technique he theorizes Vermeer could have used with the technology of the times.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Vermeer, Rembrandt, Hals: Masterpieces from the Mauritshuis at the Frick

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Curator Margaret Iacono discusses “Vermeer, Rembrandt, Hals: Masterpieces from the Mauritshuis” on view at The Frick, the final American venue of a global tour of paintings from the Royal Picture Gallery Mauritshuis in The Hague, the Netherlands. Vermeer’s  “Girl with a Pearl Earring” and other paintings that have not traveled in nearly 30 years, are on view through January 19, 2014.

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Studio 360

Lisa Yuskavage & Johannes Vermeer

Saturday, July 14, 2001

A contemporary artist visits the Metropolitan Museum of Art exhibit Vermeer and the Delft School, and shares her passion for the 16th-century Dutch master of light on canvas.

(Originally aired: April 21, 2001)

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Studio 360

Light, Vermeer, Lipstick

Saturday, July 14, 2001

Kurt Andersen questions the effects of free market forces on our cultural fantasies, we take a fascinating and frightening web journey with Chinese artist Feng Mengbo, and design critic Veronique Vienne examines the dramatic power of a tiny tube of lipstick. Kurt and novelist Rebecca Goldstein look at how artists ...

Studio 360

Lisa Yuskavage & Johannes Vermeer

Saturday, April 21, 2001

A contemporary artist of luminous paintings visits the Metropolitan Museum of Art exhibit Vermeer and the Delft School, and shares her passion for the 16th-century Dutch master of light on canvas.

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