State of the Arts

Mel Leipzig: Everything is Paintable

Special | 26m 42s

A touching profile of the realist painter Mel Leipzig, filmed over three years by his friend and neighbor Eric Schultz. Leipzig’s works can be found at the Whitney Museum of American Art, the White House Collection, and many other private collections. Mel Leipzig loves to paint. Although he’s well past the time most people retire, he continues to do so constantly. He can’t stop.

Aired: 07/07/11

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.