PBS NewsHour

Oliver Lee Jackson on the artist who inspires him

Clip: 08/26/2019 | 3m 32s | Video has closed captioning.

American painter, printmaker and sculptor Oliver Lee Jackson has a complex and diverse portfolio that expertly incorporates influences from the Renaissance to modernism and African culture to American jazz. A current National Gallery show presents 18 paintings he created in the past 15 years -- many of which have never before been publicly exhibited. The NewsHour caught up with Jackson in D.C.

Aired: 08/26/19

Rating: NR

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