modern http://wamc.org en National Historic Landmark Manitoga - Nature and Design http://wamc.org/post/national-historic-landmark-manitoga-nature-and-design <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Designer </span>Russel<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Wright (1904 to 1976) revolutionized the American home through his contribution of inexpensive, mass produced dinnerware, furniture, appliances, and textiles.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>His home, studio, and woodland garden - collectively called <a href="http://www.russelwrightcenter.org">Manitoga</a> - are located in Garrison, NY. Manitoga is a National Historic Landmark, an Affiliate Site of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, and a World Monuments Watch Site. It is one of the few 20th century modern homes open to the public in New York State.</p><p>Here we speak with Allison Cross, the Executive Director of Manitoga. Mon, 16 Jun 2014 15:30:00 +0000 Sarah LaDuke 92701 at http://wamc.org National Historic Landmark Manitoga - Nature and Design "Glittering Images: A Journey Through Art From Egypt To Star Wars" By Camille Paglia http://wamc.org/post/glittering-images-journey-through-art-egypt-star-wars-camille-paglia <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Modern life is a sea of images. With so much visual data bombarding us - from personal devices to mass media - our brains must rapidly adapt to make sense of it all.</p><p>In her new book, <em><a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0307278026/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_tl?ie=UTF8&amp;camp=1789&amp;creative=9325&amp;creativeASIN=0307278026&amp;linkCode=as2&amp;tag=wamcnortheast-20">Glittering Images: A Journey Through Art from Egypt to Star Wars</a><img alt="" border="0" height="1" src="http://ir-na.amazon-adsystem.com/e/ir?t=wamcnortheast-20&amp;l=as2&amp;o=1&amp;a=0307278026" style="border:none !important; margin:0px !important;" width="1"></em>, Camille Paglia returns to the subject that made her famous, situating our current visual environment within the scope of all of art history.</p><p>Camille Paglia is an American teacher and social critic. She has been a professor at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, since 1984.</p><p> Tue, 03 Sep 2013 15:12:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 72750 at http://wamc.org "Glittering Images: A Journey Through Art From Egypt To Star Wars" By Camille Paglia Bill T. Jones / Arnie Zane Dance Company at SPAC http://wamc.org/post/bill-t-jones-arnie-zane-dance-company-spac <p>We welcome <a href="http://www.newyorklivearts.org/#/BTJAZDC">Bill T. Jones</a> back to the show to talk about the <a href="http://www.spac.org/buildingofaseason/billtjones.php">program</a> his company is presenting at <a href="http://www.spac.org">SPAC</a> on June 7<sup>th</sup>.</p> Thu, 31 May 2012 14:08:30 +0000 Joe Donahue 40146 at http://wamc.org Bill T. Jones / Arnie Zane Dance Company at SPAC