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Turning plywood into dynamic sculptures

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Using a self-taught technique, David Knopp carves plywood laminate into fantastically abstract shapes, imbuing the rigid nature of wood with the fluidity of water. For more Art Beat: newshour.pbs.org/art Continue


Collaging painful memories from a childhood in foster care

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Tyanna Buie turned her childhood in foster care into an exploration of art, using screen-printing and collage to reinterpret old photographs and memories. For more Art Beat: newshour.pbs.org/art Continue


DSO: Rachmaninoff's 3rd Piano Concerto with Garrick Ohlsson

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Detroit Arts
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The Detroit Symphony Orchestra's performance of Rachmaninoff's Third Piano Concerto with pianist Garrick Ohlsson. Continue


Turning yarn into graphic design on a chain-link fence

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A graphic designer by trade, Eric Rieger, better known as HOTTEA, uses the inherent grid of chain-link fence as the backbone for his non-destructive, yarn-based instillation art. Rieger shares his history with the art form and explains how he became HOTTEA. Eric Rieger, or HOTTEA, ties yarn to chain link fences to create street art installations. Continue


Fusing a marriage with metal and glass

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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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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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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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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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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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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


DSO: Neeme Järvi conducts ‘Zarathustra’

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Detroit Arts
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Music Director Emeritus Neeme Järvi returns to conduct Strauss’ epic Also sprach Zarathustra, plus some crowd-roaring encores! Continue


DSO: Red Violin Concerto with Elina Vahala

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Detroit Arts
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Finnish violinist Elina Vahala makes her Detroit debut with John Corigliano's cinematic "Red Violin" concerto Continue


Turning yarn into graphic design on a chain-link fence

Image of Turning yarn into graphic design on a chain-link fence
PBS NewsHour
PBS


A graphic designer by trade, Eric Rieger, better known as HOTTEA, uses the inherent grid of chain-link fence as the backbone for his non-destructive, yarn-based instillation art. Rieger shares his history with the art form and explains how he became HOTTEA. Eric Rieger, or HOTTEA, ties yarn to chain link fences to create street art installations. Continue


Detroit Symphony Orchestra: Brahms' First Symphony

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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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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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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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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
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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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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


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