How drawing opens up doors for this documentarian
January 7, 2016 at 6:15 PM EST
167658167634How drawing opens up doors for this documentarianIllustrative journalist Wendy MacNaughton offers her Brief but Spectacular take on telling undertold stories through drawing.2016-01-07 18:00:00disabled2365639534nsjzjyEoJ4I200651Exhibit illuminates the divine art of the QuranA major exhibition on the art of the Quran is being billed as the first of its kind in the U.S. Sixty-eight of the most important and exquisite Qurans ever produced are on view now at the Smithsonian’s Sackler Gallery in Washington, D.C. Jeffrey Brown reports on the vast variety of the manuscripts on display and the beauty, history and hard work behind each masterpiece.2016-12-07 18:00:00http://newshour-tc.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/quran3-320x196.jpg2365910512c8r5cc6hXAs200543The ‘white heat’ and vulnerability of improvisational jazzWhat is improvisational jazz all about? Saxophonist Jonathan Redman and pianist Brad Mehldau agree that the answer is vulnerability. Their musical genre requires players to follow one another’s lead -- often letting another performer dictate the musical conversation. Jeffrey Brown sits down with Redman and Mehldau to discuss emotion in their art and why "it's a great time to be a jazz musician."2016-12-06 18:00:00http://newshour-tc.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/jazz1-320x196.jpg2365909445FbIrjmi5N_E200437Miami's extravagant Art Basel reflects art's new economicsThis past weekend, Miami hosted Art Basel, the largest art fair in the country. The annual event draws people from across the globe: this year, 269 galleries from 29 countries participated. While the Zika scare may have suppressed attendance slightly, the festival drove plenty of discussion, including about politics and the dramatic sales growth of very high-end art. Jeffrey Brown has more.2016-12-05 18:00:00http://newshour-tc.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/basel3-320x196.jpg2365908649j9avbAqXi2U
Illustrative journalist Wendy MacNaughton offers her Brief but Spectacular take on telling undertold stories through drawing.
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