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Artworks Season 4

Airing on MPT-HD on Thursdays at 8:30pm, Fridays 2:30am, repeats Sundays at 12:30pm, MPT-2 Sundays at 12pm

Episode 433
Airdate: July 7, 2016

Episode 433

New theatre in shop window; science discovers art; weaving the past into future.

Episode 432
Airdate: June 30, 2016

Episode 432

Danny Elfman’s scores for Tim Burton; dance & Bach in Boulder; sustainable fashion.

Episode 431
Airdate: June 23, 2016

Episode 431

Alice in Wonderland’s 150th; legend Cecil B. DeMille; beyond ballet in Boston.

Episode 430
Airdate: June 2, 2016

Episode 430

Balto’s Light City; gems of Navajo jewelry; Japanese calligraphy as performance.

Episode 429
Airdate: May 19, 2016

Episode 429

Art of the mythic Paleolithic, the “Father” of modern Iranian sculpture, eccentric doll doppelgangers.

2016 Baker Artist Awards
Airdate: May 12, 2016

2016 Baker Artist Awards

2016 Baker Artist Awards: An Artworks Special. Every year MPT announces the winners of the prestigious Baker Artist Awards. It’s a who’s who of the regional arts community.

Episode 428
Airdate: May 5, 2016

Episode 428

Timothy Greenfield-Sanders’ “Women’s List;” contemporary Korean Art; BSO’s Marin Alsop.

Episode 427
Airdate: April 28, 2016

Episode 427

Chesapeake Bay Week edition! Immersive photos; the watermen’s painter; hand-carved duck decoys.

Episode 426
Airdate: April 14, 2016

Episode 426

Time-lapse nature; a rural landscape painter; contemporary “artifacts”; multi-media animation.

Episode 425
Airdate: April 7, 2016

Episode 425

Fun Japanese sister band, blooming greenways in Boston, runway fashion photography.

Episode 424
Airdate: March 31, 2016

Episode 424

Sculptural floral headpieces; Patrick Nagatani’s fictional photos; new head of NEA .

Episode 423
Airdate: March 24, 2016

Episode 423

Hollywood painter Thomas Hart Benton; Balto animator Eric Dyer, 19th C. folk art.

Episode 422
Airdate: March 3, 2016

Episode 422

Ric Burns’ film “American Ballet Theatre,” textured photos, Baltimore jazz improvisation.

Episode 421
Airdate: February 25, 2016

Episode 421

Staged photography movement; Dayton Performing Arts Alliance; toys exhibit.

Episode 420
Airdate: February 18, 2016

Episode 420

Chinese folk tale; electric violins take on rock n' roll; runway fashion designer.

Episode 419
Airdate: February 11, 2016

Episode 419

Impressionist Gustave Caillebotte; tattoo art; etching photos; and indie film editing.

Episode 418
Airdate: February 4, 2016

Episode 418

Classical ballet in Vegas; designer clothes by a Holocaust victim; biker photogs.

Episode 417
Airdate: January 28, 2016

Episode 417

Hollywood filmmaker Cecil B. DeMille, stone sculptor, Iranian musician Ostad Elahi.

Episode 416
Airdate: January 21, 2016

Episode 416

Tim Burton composer Danny Elfman, photographer Alec Soth, art of collage.

Episode 415
Airdate: January 14, 2016

Episode 415

Film costume design legend Edith Head, digital arts, "The Women's List" doc on PBS.

Episode 414
Airdate: January 7, 2016

Episode 414

Glass sculptor Dale Chihuly, fine art food photography, exploratory dance.

Episode 413, December 17, 2015

Co-Host Randi Benesch, Gordon Center for Performing Arts. Tonight, the mind of Wifredo Lam, an international artist inspired by his multicultural heritage. A tiny theatre stages experimental plays in a shop window. Buddhist Monks from India create a spellbinding sand mandala in Texas. And a Floridian combines his two passions – painting & sports, recreating some memorable moments.

Artworks Promo 413

POPUP EXHIBIT:
McKinzie Lefstein
Artist, Illustrator
www.mckinzielefstein.com
Baltimore

CLOSING MUSIC
Sojourne
Baltimore's slice of progressive soul
"Tall Talk" original from New Album "These Seeds"
Now available on iTunes
www.sojourneband.com
Baltimore

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Episode 412, November 19, 2015

Co-Host: Randi Benesch, Gordon Center for Performing Arts. Jason Aaron of Marvel recreates Thor as a female superhero. A criminal lawyer paints impressionist landscapes. Contrasting exhibition of father and son artists. Acclaimed photographer/ director Gordon Parks' series on African American life in his Kansas hometown finally sees the light of day.

Artworks Promo 412

POPUP EXHIBIT:
Marcia Wolfson Ray
Sculptor
www.marciawolfsonray.com

CLOSING MUSIC
The Borowsky Family
Known Internationally as "The American Virtuosi"
www.theamericanvirtuosi.com
Baltimore

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Episode 411, November 12, 2015

Co-Host: Gavin Witt of Center Stage. Tonight: the craftsmanship and innovation of the world's most recognizable name in fine jewelry – Cartier; wearable sculpture – its concept art; puppets come to life at Zoot Theatre; and tech store trash is repurposed into 3-D sculptural art.

Artworks Promo 411

POPUP EXHIBIT:
Cathy Leaycraft
Fine Art Photography
www.cathyleaycraft.com
Baltimore

CLOSING MUSIC
Steven Rice
Composer, Dramatic Works for Voice
http://riceklang.com
Baltimore

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Episode 410, November 5, 2015

Artworks welcomes back guest Co-Hosts! Tonight, Gavin Witt of Center Stage introduces a story about Andris Nelsons, Boston Symphony's new music director; Amir Taghi, millennial fashion designer extraordinaire; and Alice Austen, one of America's pioneer female photographers. The episode closes with a feature on a blind craftsman defying his disability.

Artworks Promo 410

POPUP EXHIBIT:
Cory Oberndorfer
Visual Artist
www.coryoberndorfer.com
2015 Artist Fellowship
D.C. Commission on the Arts & Humanities

CLOSING MUSIC
Ronny Smith
Smooth Jazz Guitarist
"Bossa Awhile" from album "Simply Stated"
www.ronnysmith.com

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Episode 409, October 29, 2015

Episode 409, October 29, 2015

Sculpture: Balto’s Chris Bathgate & Brent Crothers, Chihuly, Paleo-Art, classic bronzes.

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Episode 408, October 22, 2015

Episode 408, October 22, 2015

Rock & Roll: Jews Who Rock, Graham Nash photographer, Moody Blues songster, PRS Guitars.

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Episode 407, October 15, 2015

Episode 407, October 15, 2015

Impressionists, Van Gogh, John Ebersberger, plein air.

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Episode 406, October 8, 2015

Episode 406, October 8, 2015

Photography: Time-lapse nature, 3-D “Small Planets,” cellphone pics, fictional photos.

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Episode 405, October 1, 2015

Episode 405, October 1, 2015

International Art: Japanese Pop, W. African Found Art, Argentinian sculptor, Korean art.

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Episode 404, September 24, 2015

Episode 404, September 24, 2015

Tonight: Dance. Legends Mark Morris and Bill T. Jones. Plus, Muslim hip hop.

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Episode 403, September 17, 2015

Episode 403, September 17, 2015

Tonight: Jazz! Local Todd Marcus and Wendel Patrick improvise. Plus Billy Childs.

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Episode 402, September 10, 2015

Episode 402, September 10, 2015

Tonight: stunning jewelry and haute couture: Faberge, Punk Fashion, Bulgari.

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Episode 401, September 3, 2015

Episode 401, September 3, 2015

Artworks’ new season with Animation by two local artists Eric Dyer and Corrie Parks. The show concludes with a segment about the notorious animators/filmmakers the Quay Brothers.

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