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Better Know the Great Wave | The Art Assignment | PBS Digital Studios

SARAH GREEN: This episode is supported by Skillshare and our patrons, especially Indianapolis Homes Realty. You’ve seen this image before, a giant wave, its distinctive curly claws arched and ready to pounce. It’s invoked when natural disaster strikes, but also when it’s time to sell beer, jeans, and sweatshirts. It inspired Claude Debussy’s orchestral work “La Mer,” as well as...

What’s Your Problem? – Ghana Think Tank | The Art Assignment | PBS Digital Studios

We’re in Tijuana, Mexico. And we’re joining up with the organizers of Ghana Think Tank, who have been developing the first world since 2006. Through a variety of initiatives, the group has collected problems in the US and Europe, in so-called developed countries, and sent them to think tanks around the world in places including Ethiopia, Cuba, El Salvador, Serbia,...

Art Cooking: Frida Kahlo | The Art Assignment | PBS Digital Studios

[MUSIC PLAYING] NARRATOR: Throughout history, food has served as subject matter, inspiration, and, of course, sustenance for artists. Food has also been the art on a number of occasions. Today, we’re going to explore the recipes of an artist who closely identified herself with her birth country of Mexico– its history, its vivid colors, and most certainly, its food. You...