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For eight decades, Will Barnet has had one of the most distinguished careers in american art -- his paintings, drawings, and prints are in major museums around the world -- and on the eve of his 100th birthday he is still creating the works of a true American master.

Melissa Chiu sits down with the artist Chuck Close. Born in Monroe, Washington in 1940, Close started his career at the age of 5. He embarked on a diverse creative path, making a major breakthrough on the New York art scene of the 1960s. Close developed his own distinctive photorealist style, embodied in the massive-scale [...]

The new play Red is to 20th Century Art what Colonial Williamsburg is to the Revolutionary War: a warm, fuzzy, simulacrum that makes a complex era accessible.  Instead of taking audiences inside an 18th Century Southern plantation, John Logan’s one-act play takes them inside the studio of Abstract Expressionist painter Mark Rothko.

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