Susan Stamberg appears in the following:
Friday, October 19, 2018
Bradford represented the U.S. at the 2017 Venice Biennale. An exhibit of his work is now on view at The Baltimore Museum of Art — where one curator says he may well be the best painter working today.
Wednesday, October 03, 2018
Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot painted thousands of landscapes. But in the last two decades of his life, he turned his attention to painting women — often dressed in elaborate costumes.
Thursday, August 30, 2018
"I stopped drinking, I stopped smoking. I live for this period of being in the studio," he says. Known for his vibrant, draped fabrics, Gilliam is currently enjoying a resurgence in popularity.
Monday, August 06, 2018
Those drips and dribbles collect a lot of dust, so conservator Chris Stavroudis is cleaning decades of accumulated grime off Pollock's Number 1, 1949 at The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles.
Thursday, July 12, 2018
The Walk This Way exhibition features centuries of notable footwear from the personal collection of Stuart Weitzman — suffragists' boots, a lawyer's loafers, Cinderella's sandals and more.
Friday, June 08, 2018
Alberto Giacometti worked obsessively on super-slim sculptures that stride and slink like shadows. A Guggenheim exhibition and a new film explore the life of this talented, tormented artist.
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
NPR's Susan Stamberg shares her favorite conversation with the writer, and what she did after she heard the news of his death.
Monday, May 14, 2018
A new exhibition at the Barnes Foundation examines the relationship and the artistic link between 19th-century Impressionist painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir and his 20th-century filmmaker son.
Saturday, April 28, 2018
Session drummer Dave Tull has played with the likes of Chuck Mangione, Maynard Ferguson and Barbra Streisand, but he breaks out on his own with a new album, Texting and Driving.
Thursday, April 26, 2018
Brooks, 91, has made a career of poking fun at topics that normally wouldn't make you laugh. "The comedy writer is like the conscience of the king," Brooks says. "He's got to tell him the truth."
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
"There is nothing except the canvas, the artist, his gaze, and you," says Stephanie Barron, a curator at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. "That's it. The rest of the world just fades away."
Tuesday, April 03, 2018
NPR's Susan Stamberg remembers flying back from India in 1968 to a city and country that was in the middle of a nervous breakdown.
Thursday, March 29, 2018
The Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles is currently exhibiting the work of Brassaï, Diane Arbus and Nan Goldin, who all documented people far from the mainstream with profound intimacy.
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
As a major retrospective in Los Angeles shows, the modern American artist got us to take a second look at even common objects like numerals, archery targets and, yes, flags.
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
The producer, studio head and Oscar-winning actress would have been the envy of today's industry women. How did she get all that power a century ago? It started with her popularity as a star.
Monday, February 19, 2018
The Dutch artist painted scores of self-portraits, but they weren't exactly flattering. Casting director Margery Simkin thinks he could have played the manager of a baseball team.
Thursday, February 01, 2018
A Subway employee, a cleaning woman and a 1908 child laborer are all part of a National Portrait Gallery exhibition called "The Sweat Of Their Face."
Thursday, January 11, 2018
Galleries and museums often cool to artists as they get older. Those artists keep working, but they aren't shown or bought. The Carter Burden Gallery aims to change that.
Wednesday, December 20, 2017
Ever feel fearful? Or brave? Protective? Aggressive? The ancient Egyptians had a cat for that! Ancient Egypt was full of animal deities, but cats reigned supreme, celebrated in sculptures and stories.
Friday, November 17, 2017
It's the Friday before Thanksgiving. That means it's time for NPR's Susan Stamberg's traditional recipe that "sounds terrible but tastes terrific" — though her granddaughter begs to differ.