Nov 18, 2014 | 53:59Wachtel on the Arts Architect Rem Koolhaas Audio
Wachtel on the Arts Architect Rem Koolhaas Nov 18, 2014 | 53:59Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas is admired as much for his radical ideas about buildings and cities as for his daring designs. He talks to Eleanor Wachtel about the interests and experiences that have informed his work in all its various dimensions.
Jun 29, 2011 | 52:27Wachtel on the Arts Film Director Werner Herzog Audio
Wachtel on the Arts Film Director Werner Herzog Jun 29, 2011 | 52:27Eleanor Wachtel speaks with one of the masters of cinema, Werner Herzog. Herzog's work ranges from the German New Wave of the late 60s to Fitzcarraldo and Grizzly Man, to his latest movie, Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans.
Conquest of the Useless: Reflections from the making of Fitcarraldo by Werner Herzog is published by HarperCollins. Most of his films are available on DVD.
Sep 20, 2011 | 53:58Wachtel on the Arts "Persepolis" with filmmaker Marjane Satrapi Audio
Wachtel on the Arts "Persepolis" with filmmaker Marjane Satrapi Sep 20, 2011 | 53:58Eleanor Wachtel talks to the acclaimed Iranian graphic artist and filmmaker, Marjane Satrapi. Her memoir and movie, "Persepolis" was hailed as "the most original coming-of-age story from the Middle East." Satrapi's unique vision of Iran draws on her own experience and on her colourful family history.
Jan 21, 2014 | 53:59Wachtel on the Arts Architect Richard Rogers Audio
Wachtel on the Arts Architect Richard Rogers Jan 21, 2014 | 53:59Eleanor Wachtel talks to internationally renowned British architect Richard Rogers, co-creator of the Pompidou Centre in Paris. At 80-years-old, Richard Rogers remains engaged in major building projects in Europe, Asia, Australia, and North America.
Jul 6, 2011 | 52:26Wachtel on the Arts Playwright Robert Lepage (September 2010 Encore) Audio
Wachtel on the Arts Playwright Robert Lepage (September 2010 Encore) Jul 6, 2011 | 52:26Eleanor Wachtel talks to one of Canada's most versatile and accomplished men of the theatre, Robert Lepage. As artistic director of the multidisciplinary Ex Machina production company, Lepage is celebrated all over the world. This fall his production of Wagner's Ring Cycle opens in New York.
Jun 15, 2010 | 54:00Wachtel on the Arts Graphic Designer Milton Glaser Audio
Wachtel on the Arts Graphic Designer Milton Glaser Jun 15, 2010 | 54:00Wachtel from Writers & Company, talks to graphic designer Milton Glaser about growing up in the Bronx, how a Fulbright scholarship to study in Italy changed his life, why he loves cooking almost as much as design, and about ethics and “Milton Glaser’s Road to Hell."
Oct 19, 2010 | 54:00Wachtel on the Arts Painter Anselm Kiefer Audio
Wachtel on the Arts Painter Anselm Kiefer Oct 19, 2010 | 54:00Eleanor Wachtel talks to one of Germany's greatest living artists, Anselm Kiefer, at his studio in Paris. Kiefer's enormous paintings and sculptures deal with German history and mythology, but also memory, poetry, Judaism, and the place of the human being in the cosmos.