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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Charles Shepard discusses proto pop painter and musician Larry Rivers.

Charles Shepard discusses painter Janet Sobel. 

Charles Shepard discusses photographer Paul Strand.

Charles Shepard discusses portraitist Sarah Peel.

Charles Shepard discusses abstract painter Ilya Bolotowsky.

Charles Shepard discusses artist/model Audrey Munson.

Charles Shepard discusses American model and actress Evelyn Nesbitt. 

Charles Shepard discusses clock maker Seth Thomas.

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

Charles Shepard discusses abstract expressionist Milton Resnick. 

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