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
4:07 pm
Thu August 23, 2012

Episode Eleven - Larry Rivers

Charles Shepard discusses proto pop painter and musician Larry Rivers.

Arts & Culture
4:03 pm
Thu August 23, 2012

Episode Ten - Janet Sobel

Charles Shepard discusses painter Janet Sobel. 

Arts & Culture
4:00 pm
Thu August 23, 2012

Episode Nine - Paul Strand

Charles Shepard discusses photographer Paul Strand.

Arts & Culture
3:58 pm
Thu August 23, 2012

Episode Eight - Sarah Peel

Charles Shepard discusses portraitist Sarah Peel.

Arts & Culture
3:52 pm
Thu August 23, 2012

Episode Seven - Ilya Bolotowsky

Charles Shepard discusses abstract painter Ilya Bolotowsky.

Arts & Culture
3:49 pm
Thu August 23, 2012

Episode Six - Audrey Munson

Charles Shepard discusses artist/model Audrey Munson.

Arts & Culture
3:45 pm
Thu August 23, 2012

Episode Five - Evelyn Nesbitt

Charles Shepard discusses American model and actress Evelyn Nesbitt. 

Arts & Culture
3:38 pm
Thu August 23, 2012

Episode Four - Seth Thomas

Charles Shepard discusses clock maker Seth Thomas.

Arts & Culture
3:33 pm
Thu August 23, 2012

Episode Three - Samuel Hanna

Charles Shepard discusses Samuel Hanna and the iconic portrait of his family.

Arts & Culture
3:29 pm
Thu August 23, 2012

Episode Two - Milton Resnick

Charles Shepard discusses abstract expressionist Milton Resnick. 

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