When Art is Controversial

Season 3 Episode 2 | 26m 46s | Video has closed captioning.

This week we visit the Hermitage Museum and Gardens and explore art that is controversial. Our Curate 757 local artist is Norfolk painter Maggie Bush. We look at the global refugee crisis through Ai Weiwei’s documentary Human Flow, as well the Cleveland Orchestra’s controversial performance of St. John’s Passion. We visit Raleigh North Carolina to meet political cartoonist Dwane Powell.

Aired: 11/09/18

Rating: NR

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Curate is a local public television program presented by WHRO Public Media.

Support comes from The Hermitage Museum & Gardens, Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), The Peninsula Fine Arts Center (PFAC), and the Norfolk Commission on the Arts and Humanities