State of the Arts

Philip Pearlstein, realist painter

Clip | 10m 20s

Philip Pearlstein began painting nudes in the early 1960s when it was a radical move, and he ushered in a new chapter in American Realism. Meet the artist at his Highland Lakes weekend home and in his NYC studio, plus visit a retrospective of his work including his high school paintings, nudes, landscapes and cityscapes, and portraits made of his friends and neighbors.

Aired: 01/29/12

Rating: NR

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