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Vincent, Tallent Gallery, Shot By Warhol, Wandering Book Artists

This week, a tale of two Vincents, another unlikely art gallery, Warhol's photographs, and art books on the road.

Vincent

Photo: IU Opera Theatre

IU Opera premieres Bernard Rands' biographical opera "Vincent."

This week on Artworks:

David Adam Moore, along with Chris Burchett, will be premiering the title role in IU Opera Theatre’s world premiere of “Vincent” this weekend. We’ll hear their reactions and how they prepared for the role.

Also on the program,

Yael Ksander visits the IU Art Museum, where an exhibition of photos by Andy Warhol tells a personal story about the man who turned Brillo Boxes, Tide detergent, and Campbell’s soup cans into art.

We’ll visit another unlikely art gallery in Bloomington: the walls of a local gourmet restaurant.

Then we step inside the gypsy wagon of the wandering book artists, whose handmade books dazzled Bloomington visitors.



Stories On This Episode

Friendship Makes For Beautiful Art At Restaurant Tallent

Lower Life Living Painting

The exhibition of paintings and prints by artist Lora Fosberg is best experienced with foie gras and a glass of Alsatian wine.

In The Limelight For April 5, 2011: Local Arts News

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A look at what's in the headlines this week in local arts news.

A Tale Of Two Vincents

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The life of Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh becomes a role of monumental proportions.

The Wandering Book Artists Come to Bloomington

Peter and Donna Thomas in front of their homemade gypsy wagon

Bookmakers Peter and Donna Thomas are traveling the country in their gypsy wagon spreading the word about the book arts.

Get Shot, Live Forever: Warhol’s Photographs

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Decades later, the anonymity of many of these faces only seems to underscore Warhol’s prediction about one’s fifteen minutes of fame.

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