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F. Scott Fitzgerald - Essay: The Crack-Up

The following is an excerpt from the essay "The Crack-Up," reprinted from The Crack-Up, a compilation of articles written by F. Scott Fitzgerald and published in one book by New Directions Publishing.

Aug 31st, 2005 | 2 comments

Frederic Remington - About Frederic Remington

With his dynamic representations of cowboys and cavalrymen, bronco busters and braves, 19th-century artist Frederic Remington created a mythic image of the American West that continues to inspire America today.

Feb 17th, 2003 | 15 comments

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A Fierce Green Fire - Are You an Environmentalist?

Environmental advocates Paul Hawken and Robert Bullard describe the breadth of the environmental movement as both personal and global, and not dependent on top-down decisions.

Mar 27th, 2014 | 0 comments

A Fierce Green Fire - Map of the Environmental Movement's Hot Spots

See the hot spots of the environmental movement's actions, victories and set-backs, from Newfoundland to the Amazon, in this interactive map featuring locations in American Masters: A Fierce Green Fire.

Apr 8th, 2014 | 0 comments

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A Fierce Green Fire - The Workers Who Saved the Amazon Rainforest from Deforestation

In the 1980s the fate of the Amazon rainforest turned on an unlikely environmental hero: a poor rubber tapper and union organizer in Brazil named Chico Mendes (1944 - 1988).

Mar 26th, 2014 | 0 comments

Frank Gehry - Sketches of Frank Gehry

Frank Gehry loves to sketch. It is the beginning of his architectural process.

Sep 20th, 2006 | 4 comments

Gene Kelly - Anatomy of a Dancer

Gene Kelly revived the movie musical and redefined dance on screen, bringing with him an inspired sensibility and an original vitality.

Jun 8th, 2006 | 56 comments

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Genius Within: The Inner Life of Glenn Gould - About the Film

The film features never-before seen footage of Gould, photographs and excerpts from his private home recordings and diaries, plus personal memories from Gould’s most intimate friends and lovers, some who have never spoken about him publicly before.

Nov 30th, 2010 | 40 comments

George Balanchine - Master of the Dance

George Balanchine, the Russian born artistic director and primary choreographer of the New York City Ballet, had created over 400 works and was recognized as a 20th-century master.

Jan 14th, 2004 | 9 comments

George Cukor - On Cukor

Born a few months before the twentieth century (July 7th, 1899), Cukor was a man of medium height and solid, stocky build, features sharp as perfect projection on a movie screen.

Nov 22nd, 2002 | 4 comments
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