Both are streaming now on the PBS Video App, craftinamerica.org, and pbs.org/craftinamerica. The episodes will be broadcast on PBS on December 10. Check your local listings to find out what time they’re airing that day.
“Harmony” bridges the art forms of music and craft, celebrating the joy of music and the creation of handcrafted instruments. The episode features accordion maker Marc Savoy and the Savoy family, bow maker Susan Lipkins, luthier Doug Naselroad and the Appalachian Artisan Center Culture of Recovery program, and artist Richard Jolley, whose monumental glass and steel sculpture inspired a violin concerto.
“Jewelry” explores the history, artistry, and impact of personal adornment. The episode features classic jeweler Tom Herman, nature-inspired artist Gabrielle Gould, Navajo/Hopi master jeweler Jesse Monongya, Ornament Magazine, and Harriete Estel Berman, who creates jewelry with recycled materials. There will also be a segment on the legacy of modernist jeweler Art Smith.
Robert Legorreta, also known as “Cyclona,” discusses the origins of his performance art and ongoing political activism.
A caustic New York Times review from 1975 almost destroyed his career, but he remained one of the most influential artists of the 20th century.
How do we consider land-inspired art in an age when huge swaths of our shared world are being clear cut, mined, drilled, and desertified?
A documentary trilogy follows the life of Thich Nhat Hanh, who expounded the principles of engaged Buddhism.
Ten artists will receive studio space and access to faculty, staff, students, workshops, and programming at an arts institution in the heart of Philadelphia.
Sea View, conceived by Jorge Pardo as both an artwork and a residence, embraced the dissolution of borders between disciplines.
The Legion of Honor in San Francisco says it’s the first exhibition dedicated to the Renaissance artist’s drawings.
“Untitled” (1961) by George Morrison is the first work by a Native American artist to join the museum’s Abstract Expressionist collection.
“You can’t have idols; it’s in the second commandment,” he screamed before being arrested.
Join the New-York Historical Society on February 10 for a virtual conversation about our changing relationship to the natural world with Julie Decker, John Grade, and LaMont Hamilton.
Manhattan now has its own, downscaled version of the artist’s famous Chicago sculpture, oddly squished under a luxury condo tower.
Increased oil tanker truck traffic would “seriously degrade” the experience of viewing the canyon’s Indigenous rock art, said one advocate of the site.