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Golub discusses his work "Man" and talks about his process as an artist.
Leon Golub talks about his current art projects and the power of the largeness of a canvas and its representations can have in the art experience.
Interviewing Knud W. Jensen, founder and director of the Louisiana museum while Studs was in Denmark.
Knud W. Jensen, founder and director of the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art in Humblebaek, Denmark, talks about the importance of having a place for art to be shared, stored and preserved. The Louisiana Museum is unlike traditional museums, as it is housed in what was once a residential home.
Content Warning: This conversation has the presence of outdated, biased, offensive language. Rather than remove this content, we present it in the context of twentieth-century social history to acknowledge and learn from its impact and to inspire awareness and discussion. In his book, "Feiffer on Nixon: The Cartoon Presidency," Jules Feiffer tries to give his readers his take on politics and the government. In addition, through his descriptions of the cartoon panels, Feiffer offers his explanations of who President Nixon was.
John Weber, Mark Rogovin and Justine DeVan discuss their involvement with the mural movement as well as their involvement with the Chicago community and their various art projects. Includes excerpt of an interview with Bill Walker at the Peace and Salvation Wall of Understanding in (near?) Cabrini Green.
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.
Discussing the book "Cat's Eye," (published by Bantam Books) with the author Margaret Atwood.
Discussing the Masai people of Africa with photographer Carol Beckwith.
Discussing the book "Edward Hopper: The Art and the Artist." Includes recordings of Robert Frost reading "The Road Not Taken," Carl Sandburg reading "Gone," and Tom Waits' song "Nighthawks."
Discussing health hazards in work environments and environmental pollution. Interviewing Dr. Bertram Carnow and Bob and Joan Ericksen.
Institute of Design instructor John E. Walley discusses teaching techniques and design trends.
Photographer David Scherman talks with Studs Terkel about the stories that photos can tell, famous photographers, and the book “The Best of Life,” which Scherman edited. A recording of the song “Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?” by the Weavers is played.
Charles Grant discusses painter George Bellows; also includes anecdotes about his life, including being the first passenger on an airplane and meeting Buffalo Bill. Captain Herbert Anderson's conversation begins at 34:44.