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Detroit Symphony Orchestra: Brahms' First Symphony

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Detroit Arts
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Leonard Slatkin begins his 7th season as Music Director of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra in a performance of Brahms’ magnificent First Symphony. Continue


Fiction

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ART:21
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What makes a compelling story? How do artists disrupt everyday reality in the service of revealing subtler truths? This episode features artists who explore the virtues of ambiguity, mix genres, and merge aesthetic disciplines to discern not simply what stories mean, but how and why they come to have meaning. Continue


Capturing the difficulties of returning to civilian life

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PBS NewsHour
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Photographer Jennifer Karady collaborated with American veterans returning from wars in Iraq and Afghanistan to create staged narrative photographs that address the difficulties of returning to civilian life. For more Art Beat: newshour.pbs.org/art Continue


Legacy

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ART:21
PBS


Why do we break with some traditions and perpetuate others? Artists in this episode use life experiences and family heritage to explore new aesthetic terrain. Featuring artists Wolfgang Laib, Tania Bruguera, and Abraham Cruzvillegas. Continue


Preview: "Legacy" from ART21 Season 7

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ART:21
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View the works and techniques of artists Wolfgang Laib, Tania Bruguera, and Abraham Cruzvillegas. "Legacy" from ART21 "Art in the Twenty-First Century" Season 7 premieres Friday, November 7 at 10:00 p.m. ET. Check your local listings. Continue


Episode XIII: Service

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Craft in America
PBS


Documenting craft and the military and the power of the handmade to inspire and heal. Featuring papermaker Pam DeLuco, saddler Eugene Burks Jr., and ceramic artists Ehren Tool, Judas Recendez and Peter Voulkos. Continue


Investigation

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ART:21
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How do artists push beyond what they already know and readily see? Can acts of engagement and exploration be works of art in themselves? In this episode, artists use their practices as tools for personal and intellectual discovery, simultaneously documenting and producing new realities in the process. Featuring artists Thomas Hirschhorn, Leonardo Drew, and Graciela Iturbide. Continue


Saving South Africa's Constitutional Court art collection

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PBS NewsHour
PBS


Justice Edwin Cameron of South Africa's Constitutional Court talks to senior correspondent Jeffrey Brown about the symbolism and importance of the high court's art collection and the need to preserve it. For more Art Beat: newshour.pbs.org/art Continue


Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada on issues of race in his art

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PBS NewsHour
PBS


Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada composited from dozens of images of young men photographed in Washington, D.C. and created a 6-acre portrait on the National Mall. He says the issue of race is front and center in this country and in his work. For more Art Beat: newshour.pbs.org/art Continue


Armed with a camera, one artist draws with fishing lights

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PBS NewsHour
PBS


Brian Hart’s technique of “light drawing” results in fascinating, otherworldly images that are half photograph, half drawing. In his newest project, Hart combines a series of exposures – sometimes more than 200 – to create a single mosaic image. For More Art Beat: newshour.pbs.org/art Continue


Fusing a marriage with metal and glass

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PBS NewsHour
PBS


Artists Barbara and Larry Domsky of Domsky Glass have been married for two decades and have been working side-by-side for even longer. Their work is know internationally and now, in a new studio, with a new gallery, their relationship and their art continue to grow and thrive. Continue


Camille Cosby on having art in her home

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PBS NewsHour
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Camille Cosby talks about how empowering it was for their children growing up around art. Camille and Bill Cosby own one of the world's preeminent private collections of African American art, which is on display starting this weekend at the Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art. For more Art Beat: newshour.pbs.org/art Continue


Preview: "Fiction" from ART21 Season 7

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ART:21
PBS


View the works and techniques of artists Katharina Grosse, Joan Jonas, and Omer Fast. "Fiction" from ART21 "Art in the Twenty-First Century" Season 7 premieres Friday, November 14 at 10:00 p.m. ET. Check your local listings. Continue


One photographer captures the character of NM's buildings

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PBS NewsHour
PBS


For 40 years, New Mexico photographer Robert Christensen has captured portraits of buildings that reflect the rugged and independent spirit of New Mexico. For more Art Beat: newshour.pbs.org/art Continue


Secrets

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ART:21
PBS


How do artists make the invisible visible? What hidden elements persist in their work? Is it the artist's role to reveal them, or not? In this episode, artists share some of the secrets that are intrinsic to their work. Featuring artists Elliott Hundley, Arlene Shechet, and Trevor Paglen. Continue


Preview: "Secrets" from ART21 Season 7

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ART:21
PBS


View the works and techniques of artists Elliott Hundley, Arlene Shechet, and Trevor Paglen. "Secrets" from ART21 "Art in the Twenty-First Century" Season 7 premieres Friday, October 31 at 10:00 p.m. ET. Check your local listings. Continue


Preview: "Investigation" from ART21 Season 7

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ART:21
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View the works and techniques of artists Thomas Hirschhorn, Graciela Iturbide, and Leonardo Drew. "Investigation" from ART21 "Art in the Twenty-First Century" Season 7 premieres Friday, October 24 at 10:00 p.m. ET. Check your local listings. Continue


Shedding a life-long label to become an artist

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PBS NewsHour
PBS


Through education, Arc of the Arts turns people with intellectual disabilities into artists. With a strong identity, a boost of confidence, self expression and platform for exposure, these artists meet new goals for refining their craft and for practicing social skills to use in their new career. For more Art Beat: newshour.pbs.org/art Continue


Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada on the ground-level feel of facescape

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PBS NewsHour
PBS


Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada composited from dozens of images of young men photographed in Washington, D.C. and created a 6-acre portrait on the National Mall. You can see the image from overhead, but what is it like on the ground? For more Art Beat: newshour.pbs.org/art Continue


Armed with a camera, one artist draws with fishing lights

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PBS NewsHour
PBS


Brian Hart’s technique of “light drawing” results in fascinating, otherworldly images that are half photograph, half drawing. In his newest project, Hart combines a series of exposures – sometimes more than 200 – to create a single mosaic image. For More Art Beat: newshour.pbs.org/art Continue


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