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Part 1: Realism

Approx. times
00:00-00:04 Open
  Host Robert Tharsing introduces the series and the program, defines realism, and introduces the four featured painters: Gaela Erwin (Louisville), Dal Macon (Whitley County), Laurin Notheisen (Bowling Green), and Sheldon Tapley (Danville).
03:26-10:19 Origins
03:26-04:05 Gaela Erwin about early teachers
04:06-05:30 Dal Macon about schooling
05:31-06:40 Laurin Notheisen about early influences
06:41-07:20 Sheldon Tapley about education
07:21-08:14 Gaela Erwin about training, influences
08:15-08:45 Laurin Notheisen about her development
08:46-10:19 Sheldon Tapley about influences, development
10:20-19:28 Process
10:29-13:10 Sheldon Tapley about his process (sketchbooks, materials, color, etc.)
13:11-14:43 Dal Macon about the stages of his work
14:44-16:29 Laurin Notheisen about how she sets about painting landscapes
16:30-19:28 Gaela Erwin about her approach to painting self-portraits
19:29-35:08 Ideas
19:40-21:35 Laurin Notheisen about places she chooses to paint and why, the “hook”
21:36-26:14 Dal Macon about themes, subjects of his work
26:15-30:56 Gaela Erwin about her interest in self-portraits and in the inner psychic state, her use of props and costumes
30:57-35:08 Sheldon Tapley about influences, his interest in still life
35:09-43:34 Touchstones
35:16-37:21 Dal Macon about Willard Metcalf
37:22-40:00 Gaela Erwin about Mme. Adelaide Labille-Guiard
40:01-43:34 Sheldon Tapley about Paul Cézanne
43:35-55:00 Furthermore
  The four artists and three curators—Jeffrey Weiss of the National Gallery of Art (Washington, DC); Julien Robson, the Speed Art Museum, Louisville; and Rachel Sadinsky, the University of Kentucky Art Museum, Lexington—answer the questions: Is painting dead? Why look at paintings?

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