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WFIU: Visual Arts

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Visual arts interviews, reviews and features from WFIU Public Media from Indiana University.

Visual arts interviews, reviews and features from WFIU Public Media from Indiana University.
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Bloomington, IN

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Art

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NPR

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Visual arts interviews, reviews and features from WFIU Public Media from Indiana University.

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@wfiuarts

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English

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1229 E. 7th St. Bloomington, IN 47405 (812) 855-1357


Episodes

IMPACT: A Trained Eye On The NYPD

1/17/2012
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Photographer Antonio Bolfo seeks to offer a more nuanced portrait of the life of a police officer assigned to patrol a housing project in the South Bronx.

Duration: 00:08:16


Artist In The Making: Jeweler’s Rigor, Tattoo Flash

12/27/2011
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At semester's end, BFA metalsmith Katie Hayden displays a seriously playful portfolio and dares to contemplate the path ahead.

Duration: 00:07:18


A Place For Film Interview – Batman Producer Michael Uslan

12/22/2011
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In this interview, I sit down with producer of the Batman films, Michael Uslan about his journey to becoming the man behind the Batman films.

Duration: 00:33:10


Do-It-Together Artists: Bloomington Print Collective

12/7/2011
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The Bloomington Print Collective is a group of artists who pools finances and equipment to create a public art space.

Duration: 00:04:49


The Indiana Town ‘Where Heaven and Earth Are Close’

12/7/2011
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A new book tells in words and images the story of of the Indiana town where "Heaven and Earth are close together."

Duration: 00:05:32


Nothing Says Freedom Like Marks On A Wall: Cairo Street Art

12/6/2011
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There was no street art in Cairo before January 25th. But afterwards, "they painted tree-trunks, they painted cars, they painted furniture in public."

Duration: 00:08:01


Jeremy Sweet Fades To Black

11/29/2011
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Sweet’s past work was bursting with color, but in deference to the coming winter, he has created his entire show in shades of gray.

Duration: 00:04:34


Shards Of The American Dream: Paul Smedberg’s ‘Ghosts’

11/29/2011
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"When a home is repossessed," Paul Smedberg observes, "objects--from toy parts to sofas--are left in a haphazard interior design of abandonment."

Duration: 00:06:34


Gorillas In The Mix: Ned Fleetwood’s Fiberglass Sculptures

11/22/2011
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Ned makes more than twenty different animals out of fiberglass. Lately, though, Ned’s been feeling a little negative about the future of this business.

Duration: 00:04:56


The Second Viennese School Returns!

11/17/2011
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A faculty/student collaboration brings to life the music of Schoenberg and Berg alongside the paintings of Kandinsky.

Duration: 00:01:19


The Graphics Of Revolution And War: Iranian Poster Arts

11/15/2011
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The Iranian posters on view at the IU Art Museum reveal how "a democratic revolution was Islamized through a wide range of discursive and visual tools."

Duration: 00:07:58


Spoils Of War: Stories Behind The Art Of Nazi Germany

11/2/2011
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McComas uncovered interesting stories and histories of a number of works. "This isn't the type of information you usually read on a label in the gallery," she says. "It's a reminder that these works haven't always hung on the walls of our museum."

Duration: 00:05:18


Public Remembering At The Altar Of Community

10/25/2011
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The items left are meaningful to someone, giving others a tiny glimpse into the lives of those who have passed on. Anyone can leave a memento or note, just make sure it’s not a family heirloom, because the artists keep everything for the next year’s display.

Duration: 00:05:34


Artist In The Making: Through The Fire

10/18/2011
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Katie Hayden leads a tour past anvils, torches, and a centrifuge to reveal just how grueling it is to earn a BFA in Metalsmithing and Jewelry Design at IU.

Duration: 00:07:26


Through The Woods To A Refuge Of The Mind

10/13/2011
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Memories of childhood journeys in the South African Highveld underlie references to urban alleys and a moonlit lake in Tamar Kander's abstract paintings.

Duration: 00:07:52


Seeing Is Rediscovering What’s Hiding In Plain Sight

10/4/2011
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Here, delight is camouflaged in the cloak of the everyday, whether you’re waiting for the elevator, trudging down the hall, or scanning a bulletin board.

Duration: 00:05:32


A Mesmerizing Effect: ‘Woven Treasures’ At The Waldron

9/20/2011
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"Each one of these carpets has the effect of calming me. I just love to look at them. I'm sort of mesmerized by them."

Duration: 00:04:33


Artist In The Making: Introducing Katie Hayden, Metalsmith

9/14/2011
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Getting her parents' blessing to pursue a studio art major wasn’t an issue for Katie Hayden. “My mother is a jeweler, so she was encouraging about it."

Duration: 00:05:16


Celebrating The Maker Spirit At The Indy Mini Maker Faire

9/13/2011
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The most inventive art, craft, and technology of the present will be on display at the Indy Mini Maker Faire.

Duration: 00:05:01