From KUHT in Houston In this segment, we’ll explore the heritage and tradition of mural painting at Texas Southern University in Houston that began in 1949. Today, the halls are lined with more than 120 murals by African-American artists, which offer a visual representation of the black experience in the South.
Last year, real-estate developer and art collector Ron Pizzuti opened the doors to the Pizzuti Collection in the Short North, a venue at which to showcase his vast art collection. After purchasing his first piece of art in 1972, he has since amassed more than 1,500 works by artists ranging from Frank Stella to Ai [...]
On this episode of Broad & High, Ron Pizzuti & the Pizzuti Collection, “If You Answered Mostly True” – a poem by Hannah Stephenson, Longline Skateboards, and Artist Profile: Robert Christensen. Ron Pizzuti opened the doors to the Pizzuti Collection in the Short North, a venue at which to showcase his vast art collection. In [...]
From VPBS in Las Vegas As Las Vegas reinvents itself as an ultra-modern gaming and entertainment destination, much of the old Vegas is disappearing. One former showgirl is determined to keep the icon of the showgirl alive, and she’s pinning her hopes on some very talented art students, led by art teacher and Ohio native [...]
On this episode of Broad & High, Beck & Orr Bookbinders, McGriff Brothers, Showgirl Art, and Funnel Tunnel. Through their music, Eric and Anthony McGriff aim to raise awareness about ending domestic violence,all while trying to redefine masculinity. One former showgirl is determined to keep the icon of the showgirl alive, and she’s pinning her [...]
Many claim funk music has its roots in Dayton, and local artists paid homage to it in this year’s annual “Visual Voices” exhibit at the city’s Victoria Theatre, where artists were challenged to create visual art that captures the essence and flavor of the Dayton funk sound.