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Liz Casella: Patterns Hidden in Plain Sight
Much of haute couture feeds off Liz Casella’s creativity.
Clip: S2 | 6m 56s
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Mark Mothersbaugh, 21st Century Renaissance Man
Mothersbaugh’s sustained a life in art far removed from his band, Devo.
Clip: S2 | 8m 51s
Chemi Rosado-Seijo: No Comply 180
The art of skater/painter Chemi Rosado-Seijo is founded in community activism.
Clip: S2 | 7m 8s
Finding Sara Rahbar
Rahbar has found the antidote to her existential angst in her work.
Clip: S2 | 4m 56s
Jennifer Higdon: Carefully Composed
Composer Jennifer Higdon makes classical music, but still loves Beyonce.
Clip: S2 | 7m 28s
Reuben Margolin Loves Making Waves
Reuben Margolin attempts to evoke the natural world with his kinetic sculptures.
Clip: S2 | 6m 53s
Gene Yang: Drawing on Knowledge
Teacher-turned-cartoonist Gene Yang believes in the educational power of comics.
Clip: S2 | 8m 52s
Luke Spiller Struts
If you feel like you missed out on 1970s glam rock, The Struts are here to help.
Clip: S2 | 8m 1s
Believe it or not, romance is alive and well…and living in your phone.
Clip: S2 | 9m 39s
Nina Berman’s World View
Nina Berman blurs the line between fine art and editorial photography.
Clip: S2 | 9m 50s
Ian Brennan and the Democratization of Music
Producer Ian Brennan truly believes in the democratic power of music.
Clip: S2 | 7m 56s
Inside the Outsider: Leroy Johnson
Leroy Johnson has lived on the edges of the art world for all his 80+ years.
Clip: S2 | 5m 24s
Our Greatest Fear
Since time immemorial, we’ve been using art to cope with our inevitable fate.
Clip: S2 | 5m 37s
Hats Off to Arturo Rios!
Rios discovered his true passion while working in a hat maker’s mail room.
Clip: S2 | 5m 53s
Janet Echelman Looms Large
Her giant sculptures are the net result of technology, engineering, and civic engagement.
Justin Bettman's Perspective
Bettman uses found materials to create public “sets” for his portraits.
Clip: S2 | 6m 35s
The Very Fortunate Daniel Handler
Handler is better known as Lemony Snicket, author of A Series of Unfortunate Events.
Clip: S2 | 9m 5s
Lisa Hannigan: Stalking the Muse
Hannigan explains how she confronted and overcame the dreaded “blank page.”
Clip: S2 | 7m 57s
Nina Chanel is Selling Out (In a Good Way)
Abney’s work is in such high demand, she ended up on her own waiting list.
Clip: S2 | 5m 40s
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