Around the Nation
Here are four arts and culture videos from public broadcasting partners around the nation.
PBS’ “Off Book” series explores art in the Internet era, looking at how Kickstarter, Creative Commons, and the Creators Project have shaped the way art is created, published and shared in the digital age:
MN Original profiles artist Terrence Payne. “Taking inspiration from classical portraiture and design, Payne’s colored pencil and oil pastel works offer a unique perspective of humanity. Payne’s newest project challenged him to focus on the patterns he creates, turning them into a series of wallpaper prints that were featured in Dwell Magazine.”:
“Harper Lee: Hey, Boo” premieres Monday, April 2, on “American Masters.” The film chronicles how Lee’s novel “To Kill a Mockingbird” came to be written, “provides the context and history of the Deep South where it is set, and documents the many ways the novel has changed minds and shaped history.” Watch a preview here:
Also premiering on “American Masters” on Monday, April 2: “Margaret Mitchell: American Rebel.” This film explores the life of the author of “Gone With the Wind.” In this outtake, the question is asked: “Is Gone With The Wind Literature?”