American Stories

Wednesdays during Morning Edition and All Things Considered on WBOI 89.1

American Stories gives a behind the scenes look into the world of art. Each week Charles Shepard, Director of the Fort Wayne Museum of Art, tells the story behind one of the pieces on display at the museum. From triumphant success stories to tragic disasters, tune in each Wednesday during Morning Edition and All Things Considered to learn something new and unexpected in American Stories.

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Arts & Culture
3:49 pm
Mon September 17, 2012

Episode Twenty-One - Juan Fuentes

Arts & Culture
4:40 pm
Thu August 23, 2012

Episode Twenty - Joseph Cornell

Charles Shepard discusses surrealist Joseph Cornell.  

Arts & Culture
4:38 pm
Thu August 23, 2012

Episode Nineteen - Luis Alfonso Jimenez, Jr.

Charles Shepard discusses sculptor Luis Alfonso Jimenez, Jr. 

Arts & Culture
4:34 pm
Thu August 23, 2012

Episode Eighteen - Yayoi Kusama

Charles Shepard discusses pop artist Yayoi Kusama. 

Arts & Culture
4:27 pm
Thu August 23, 2012

Episode Seventeen - Howard Finster

Charles Shepard discusses folk artist Howard Finster. 

Arts & Culture
4:25 pm
Thu August 23, 2012

Episode Sixteen - Carl Milles

Charles Shepard discusses sculptor Carl Milles

Arts & Culture
4:24 pm
Thu August 23, 2012

Episode Fifteen - Carl Andre

Charles Shepard discusses sculptor Carl Andre

Arts & Culture
4:22 pm
Thu August 23, 2012

Episode Fourteen - Thornton Dial

Charles Shepard discusses outsider artist Thornton Dial.  

Arts & Culture
4:21 pm
Thu August 23, 2012

Episode Thirteen - Edward Bannister

Charles Shepard discusses acclaimed landscape painter Edward Bannister.  

Arts & Culture
4:17 pm
Thu August 23, 2012

Episode Twelve - Harry Who

Charles Shepard discusses the surrealistic group Harry Who. 

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