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Tue, 21 Mar 2017 17:21:00 -0400It's a tricky thing, casting. Directors have a vision for their lines — but what if that vision doesn't include a more inclusive palette?
Sat, 18 Mar 2017 07:00:00 -0400There are 63 artists in this year's Biennial, including An-My Lê, whose photography touches on immigration, and Raúl de Nieves, who made a stained glass window with tape, paper, beads and more.
Fri, 17 Mar 2017 11:59:27 -0400This episode's Mystery Guest, Autumn Stanford, just started an interesting late-night business. Can you figure out what it is before Ophira and Jonathan?
Thu, 16 Mar 2017 16:28:00 -0400Vietnamese American photographer An-My Le is one of 63 artists selected for this year's Whitney Biennial. Her new work was shot in Louisiana.
Thu, 16 Mar 2017 12:56:00 -0400What does it mean to be black? What does it mean to be blacker?
Mon, 13 Mar 2017 16:39:00 -0400Hyphen-Labs is a group of women of color who are scientists, engineers, architects and designers who have designed clothing that camouflages against facial recognition software.
Fri, 10 Mar 2017 08:48:55 -0500We assume that our choices come with prepackaged consequences. But author Malcolm Gladwell explains how we aren't simply passive recipients of our decisions.
Thu, 09 Mar 2017 05:01:17 -0500The revival of playwright Luis Valdez's "Zoot Suit" reminds us that clothes and garments have long been the site upon which bigots can project their prejudices and fears.
Sat, 04 Mar 2017 07:41:46 -0500After leaving office, President George W. Bush picked up painting — first fruit, then pets, then people. His book Portraits of Courage features paintings of more than 60 American service members.
Fri, 03 Mar 2017 17:42:00 -0500The artist, who lost most of his family to the Holocaust when he was young, founded the auto-destructive art movement. He explored how destruction could become an act of creation and dissent.
Fri, 03 Mar 2017 05:08:00 -0500The director of New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art resigned this week. His departure underscores financial difficulties the museum is facing.
Thu, 02 Mar 2017 16:39:00 -0500Those are the words uttered by French performance artist Abraham Poincheval upon leaving the boulder in which he'd entombed himself for seven days. It was Poincheval's latest artwork of endurance.
Wed, 01 Mar 2017 17:06:00 -0500The Japanese artist is known for her "infinity rooms," which have mirrored walls that make the space feel endless. Six of those rooms are now on display at the Hirshhorn Museum in Washington, D.C.
Tue, 28 Feb 2017 13:45:40 -0500Kay Redfield Jamison's new book describes how Lowell's manic-depressive illness influenced his life and work. "His manias tended to lead him into writing a fresh kind of poetry," she says.
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 18:20:00 -0500NPR's Michel Martin speaks with tattoo shop owner, Dave Cutlip of Brooklyn Park, Md., who has offered to cover up any racist or gang affiliated tattoos at no cost. Cutlip says sometimes people change.