Artbound

Artist and Mother

This episode profiles four California artists who make motherhood a part of their art: Kenyatta A.C. Hinkle, Andrea Chung, Rebecca Campbell and Tanya Aguiñiga. There's a persisting assumption in contemporary art circles that you can't be a good artist and good mother both. But these artists are working to shatter this cliché, juggling demands of career and family and finding inspiring ways to explore the maternal in their art.

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54:08
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S10 E5: Jeffrey Deitch's Los Angeles

A behind-the-scenes look at the contemporary art world through the eyes of a legendary art dealer and curator, Jeffrey Deitch.
Season 10 Episode 1005
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52:51
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S10 E4: How Sweet The Sound - Gospel In Los Angeles

Gospel music would not be what it is today if not for the impact left by Los Angeles in the late 60’s and early 70’s, a time defined by political movements across the country.
Season 10 Episode 1004
Woman in calavera face paint during Día de los Muertos | Photo from "Día de los Muertos/Day of the Dead" ABs10
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56:18
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S10 E3: Dia de Los Muertos / Day of the Dead

Inspired by Oaxacan traditions, Dia de Los Muertos was brought to L.A. in the '70s as a way to enrich and reclaim Chicano identity. It has since grown in proportions and is celebrated around the world.
Season 10 Episode 1003
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54:58
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S10 E2: Heath Ceramics - The Making of a California Classic

"Artbound" looks at the dinnerware of Heath Ceramics and a design that has stood the test of time since the company began in the late 1940’s.
Season 10 Episode 1002
Ruth Asawa with wire sculpture | Still from "Artbound" Masters of Modern Art
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56:05
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S10 E1: Masters of Modern Design - The Art of the Japanese American Experience

From the typeface of “The Godfather” book cover to the Noguchi table, the influence of Japanese American artists and designers in postwar American art and design is unparalleled. Learn how the World War II incarceration affected their lives and creations.
Season 10 Episode 1001
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56:06
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Masters of Modern Design

Japanese American influence in postwar American art and design is unparalleled.
Season 10 Episode 1
Basket woven by Linda Yamane | Still from Artbound "Art of Basket Weaving" AB s9
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56:34
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S9 E8: The Art of Basket Weaving

Native American basketry has long been viewed as a community craft, yet the artistic quality and value of these baskets are on par with other fine art.
Season 9 Episode 908
Laura Aguilar, Grounded #111 , 2006 | Courtesy of the artist and the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center. © Laura Aguilar
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53:20
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S9 E6: No Trespassing - A Survey of Environmental Art

Throughout its history, the natural beauty of California has inspired artists from around the world. Today, as artists continue to engage with California’s environment, they echo and critique earlier art practices that represent nature in California.
Season 9 Episode 906
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57:10
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S9 E5: La Raza

In East L.A. during the 1960s and 1970s, a group of young activists used creative tools like writing and photography as a means for community organizing, providing a platform for the Chicano Movement.
Season 9 Episode 905
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53:40
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S9 E4: Variedades - Olvera Street

This look at Los Angeles’ Olvera Street is part-history lesson and part-immersion in stereotype of the birthplace of Los Angeles.
Season 9 Episode 904
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