Edward Lifson

Edward Lifson appears in the following:

I.M. Pei, Architect Of Some Of The World's Most Iconic Structures, Dies At 102

Thursday, May 16, 2019

During his influential career, the Pritzker-winning architect designed everything from schools to skyscrapers. Known for spare geometric forms, Pei said the goal was to "eliminate the inessential."


James Turrell Experiments With The 'Thingness Of Light Itself'

Saturday, September 07, 2013

This is the year of American artist James Turrell. Three major museums collaborated to give this one man thousands of square feet of exhibition space. Turrell's work is all about space, and light and perception. Indeed, the three big shows in New York, Los Angeles and Houston are kind of ...


Chinese Architect Wang Shu Wins The Pritzker Prize

Monday, February 27, 2012

For the first time, the Pritzker Architecture Prize has been awarded to an architect based in China. Wang Shu, 49, is interested in preservation, working slowly and tradition — ideals that sometimes seem forgotten in today's booming China. Wang says in the 1990s he had to get away from China's ...


American Icons: Moby-Dick

Friday, December 30, 2011

In this Peabody Award-winning show, Kurt Andersen sets sail in search of the great white whale.

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Frank Stella

Saturday, December 04, 2004

In 1986, legendary sculptor and painter Frank Stella defied Melville’s instruction not to paint the White Whale, and then spent the next twelve years chasing an artistic obsession that Stella says nearly destroyed him. Produced by Leital Molad and Edward Lifson.



Saturday, May 08, 2004

The streets of southwest Chicago, with smokestacks and factories looming in the background, provide the setting for Stuart Dybek's writing. Dybek grew up in the neighborhoods known as "Little Village" and Pilsen. He’s working on a new book of poems called Streets in Their Own Ink. Dybek reads a poem ...