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Professor John Nef explained that Marc Chagall came from an environment of nothing. From his dreams, Chagall created joy in his pieces of art. Nef lets the audience know that Chagall said he still has a lot of unfinished artwork to complete. The 3rd and last part of this program is a colloquy. Again, through another translator, Chagall’s words are translated. Chagall said his life’s purpose is art. Chagall said any man could be a bad artist but that no man can be an artist unless he is in fact, a good man.
Professor John Nef explained that Marc Chagall came from an environment of nothing. From his dreams, Chagall created joy in his pieces of art. Nef lets the audience know that Chagall said he still has a lot of unfinished artwork to complete. The 3rd and last part of this program is a colloquy. Again, through another translator, Chagall’s words are translated. Marc and Valentina Chagall speak French.
Interviewing Ted Coe, James Speyer, and Wayne Thibaud : Jurors of the 1965 Art Institute Show. They discuss art exhibitions at the Art Institute of Chicago, visual arts, and art critics.
On the day before the opening at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Sibyl Moholy-Nagy, talks about the art of her husband, Laszlo Moholy-Nagy. Mrs. Moholy-Nagy said her husband believed in self discipline and the sacrifice to learn. In addition, she explained that her husband didn't believe in focusing on one type of material for his art but rather he worked with different types of materials like oil on canvas, steel, and plexiglass.
Richard Demarco discusses the importance of riding the art experience of snobbery and the importance of art as relevant to everyone. In addition, Richard speaks on the work of Jimmy Boyle, convicted criminal turned successful artist. Demarco prompts the question: "Is art the language that transcends philosophy?"
Representatives discuss the Center for Human Understanding (part 2 of 2). Center for Human Understanding conference in Washington D.C. Includes interview with [Raghav Heer]. Interviews [Chaumont Hosie]. Note: lengthy interviews in French (translated).
The theme throughout Michael Thomas' book "Someone Else's Money" is money, art and power. In his novel, the objective is to use as little of one's own money and to use someone else's money. Thomas says vulnerable people are dependent on rich people and that the banks are playing with (using) other people's money.
Marshall McLuhan discusses a wide range of topics including conformity, changes in entertainment media, cultural change, art and artists, originality in dance, reading and language, human interaction with nature, and technology. Recorded in front of a live audience at Kendall College, McLuhan takes several questions from the audience throughout the program.
Discussing architecture and modernization of cities with Greek city planner/architect Konstantinos Doxiades [also Constantinos Doxiadis, Doxiados]. They discuss the dangers of the city, modernizing nature, and losing natural beauty.
The Arts Lab Movement was created by Jim Haynes in 182 Drury Lane, London. Studs Terkel interviews Kelly Swenson and the kids.
The Arts Lab Movement was created by Jim Haynes in 182 Drury Lane, London. Studs Terkel interviews Kelly Swenson.
John Cage discusses his music, life, influences, and career. Rebroadcast of an interview with John Cage to celebrate his life and what would have been soon his 80th birthday. Includes a clip of John Cage reading/ telling a story in 1969 to Studs Terkel.
Artist Jim Grigsby and other unnamed guests talk about introducing sound into art classes. Includes an unrehearsed production by a woodworking class.
Interest into James Steven George Boggs' artwork first started because Boggs had doodled a picture on a napkin at a coffee shop. The waitress there really liked Boggs' drawing and offered him $50.00 for it. Boggs, otherwise known as J.S.G. Boggs, also talks about how the Bank of England placed him on trial, accusing him of illegally producing currency.
Studs Terkel and Irwin Silber, a writer and Civil War historian, talk about music from the Civil War and Silber’s book “Songs of the Civil War.” This is the final part of the interview with Silber. A brief interview with Malayan artist Abdullah Ariff follows the Silber interview. Ariff discuss Malayan culture and the artwork he has on display in the United States.