Sep 18, 2012 | 53:59Wachtel on the Arts Wachtel on the Arts - Frank Stella Audio
Wachtel on the Arts Wachtel on the Arts - Frank Stella Sep 18, 2012 | 53:59Eleanor Wachtel talks to American painter Frank Stella. Since the late 1950s he's been at the forefront of the art world, constantly pushing new ideas for abstract painting. He was the youngest artist ever to have a one man show at the Museum of Modern Art. Frank Stella's latest project is a series of sculptures, or three-dimensional paintings, as he calls them - responding to the harpsichord sonatas of Domenico Scarlatti.
Oct 19, 2010 | 54:00Wachtel on the Arts Wachtel On The Arts - Anselm Kiefer Audio
Wachtel on the Arts Wachtel On The Arts - 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.
Jul 6, 2011 | 52:26Wachtel on the Arts Canadian Theatre Visionary Robert Lepage Interview Audio
Wachtel on the Arts Canadian Theatre Visionary Robert Lepage Interview 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.
Sep 20, 2011 | 53:58Wachtel on the Arts Wachtel On The Arts: Filmmaker Marjane Satrapi Audio
Wachtel on the Arts Wachtel On The Arts: 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.
Nov 15, 2011 | 53:59Wachtel on the Arts Wachtel on the Arts - David Hockney Audio
Wachtel on the Arts Wachtel on the Arts - David Hockney Nov 15, 2011 | 53:59Eleanor Wachtel speaks to Britain's most popular living painter, David Hockney, about why his landscapes keep getting bigger and bigger, and what led him to create the exhibition of iPad drawings currently on show at the Royal Ontario Museum, and why he still quarrels with photographers and art historians.