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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/3006444678/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Mothersbaugh’s sustained a life in art far removed from his band, Devo. Much of haute couture feeds off Liz Casella’s creativity. In illustrating the human brain’s complexity, Greg Dunn creates great beauty. /episodes/get/58185 /episode/58185 Mark Mothersbaugh, Liz Casella, Greg Dunn /episode-player/58185

Mark Mothersbaugh has sustained a life in art that's far removed from his beginnings as the frontman of the 1980s cult band DEVO. Liz Casella: Patterns Hidden in Plain Sight - Liz Casella designs for a part of the fashion industry that few people know exists. But much of haute couture feeds off her creativity. Greg Dunn: Thinking about Thinking - In trying to illustrate the complexity of the human brain, Greg Dunn has created great beauty. Nature Knows Best - Nature has been the greatest singular source of inspiration for artists throughout the ages.

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Tue, 11/07/2017 - 12:00
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/3006190111/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Reuben Margolin attempts to evoke the natural world with his kinetic sculptures. Composer Jennifer Higdon makes classical music, but still loves Beyonce. The art of skater/painter Chemi Rosado-Seijo is founded in community activism. Rahbar has found the antidote to her existential angst in her work. /episodes/get/58008 /episode/58008 Reuben Margolin, Jennifer Higdon, Chemi Rosado, Sara Rahbar /episode-player/58008

The kinetic sculptures of Ruebin Margolin are extraordinary mechanical attempts to evoke the natural world. Jennifer Higdon: Carefully Composed - Jennifer Higdon is among the most performed living composers in the world today-but don't get her started on those old dead guys. Chemi Rosado-Seijo: No Comply 180 - The art of skater and painter Chemi Rosado-Seijo is founded in community activism. He is an agent for change in places where creative expression may be low on the list of priorities for survival.

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Tue, 10/31/2017 - 12:00
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/3005959577/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Teacher-turned-cartoonist Gene Yang believes in the educational power of comics. If you feel like you missed out on 1970s glam rock, The Struts are here to help. Believe it or not, romance is alive and well…and living in your phone. /episodes/get/57881 /episode/57881 Gene Yang, Luke Spiller, RIP Romance /episode-player/57881

Gene Yang's career choices have always been driven by vocation. Having spent almost two decades teaching high school, he came to the realization that making comics would be a far more potent educational tool. Luke Spiller Struts - If you feel like you missed out on British 1970s glam rock, don't worry -The Struts are here to help. RIP Romance? - For all the alarm about the death of courtship in the 21st century, you might be surprised to learn that it's alive and well, and living in your phone.

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Tue, 10/24/2017 - 12:00
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/3005517232/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Janet Echelman's giant sculptures are the net result of technology, engineering, and civic engagement. Arturo Rios discovered his true passion while working in a hat maker’s mail room. Since time immemorial, we’ve been using art to cope with our inevitable fate. Justin Bettman uses found... /episodes/get/57635 /episode/57635 Janet Echelman, Arturo Rios, Death, Justin Bettman /episode-player/57635

Janet Echelman's giant net sculptures are the fruit of an artistic process encompassing technology, engineering, and civic engagement. Hats Off to Arturo Rios! - What began as a 9-5 job in the shipping department of a hat maker quickly became a life's vocation for the Mexican-American milliner Arturo Rios. Our Greatest Fear - Humanity's greatest fear is not the unknown, it's the certainty of death, and we've been dealing with it artistically since time immemorial.

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Tue, 10/10/2017 - 12:00
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/3005269638/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false The Very Fortunate Daniel Handler, Lisa Hannigan: Stalking the Muse, Nina Chanel is Selling Out (In a Good Way) /episodes/get/57555 /episode/57555 Daniel Handler, Lisa Hannigan, Nina Chanel /episode-player/57555

Though his neighbors call him Daniel Handler, you're more likely to know him as Lemony Snicket, the prolific author of the wildly popular children's books, A Series of Unfortunate Events. Lisa Hannigan: Stalking the Muse - After a decade of non-stop creativity, singer-songwriter Lisa Hannigan came face to face, and then overcame, the horrors of the blank page. Nina Chanel is Selling Out (In a Good Way) - Nina Chanel Abney's gift was obvious from an early age. Now, she's on her own waiting list for a painting.

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Tue, 10/03/2017 - 12:00
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/3002108511/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Carsie Blanton uses an old musical form to help change the way women are perceived today. From a very young age, life has been a dance for choreographer Matthew Neenan. Amedeo Modigliani died a broken man, but his art has endured. Cuban-American artist Luis Cruz Azaceta reflects on modern society’s... /episodes/get/57470 /episode/57470 Feminist Fatale, Matthew Neenan, Modigliani, Luis Cruz Azace /episode-player/57470

Carsie Blanton is using an old school musical form- jazz- to help change the way women are perceived today. Matthew Neenan - From a very young age, life has been a dance for choreographer Matthew Neenan. Modigliani - Amedeo Modigliani died a broken man. His art, especially sculptures, have endured. Luis Cruz Azaceta - Since the 1970s, the paintings and drawings of the Cuban American artist Luis Cruz Azaceta, have reflected on some of society's great modern tragedies.

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Wed, 06/21/2017 - 12:00
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