Read more about the article Big Sky, Big Dreams, Big Art: Made in the USA episode 3
Big Sky, Big Dreams, Big Art: Made in the USA episode 3
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Big Sky, Big Dreams, Big Art: Made in the USA episode 3

Big Sky, Big Dreams, Big Art: Made in the USA episode 3: This episode looks at America's most controversial cultural territory - the interstitial America of small towns and trailer parks.     As his road trip takes him from Iowa to Tennessee, Waldemar Januszczak discovers how this much maligned territory had an immensely beneficial impact on American art. From the small town brilliance of Grant Wood, to the small town alienation of Edward Hopper, to the spooky Dust Bowl…

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Art of America episode 2
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Art of America episode 2

In Art of America episode 2, the second part of his fascinating journey exploring American art, Andrew Graham-Dixon gets under the skin of the modern American metropolis. Starting his journey at the foot of the Statue of Liberty, which he describes as a pioneering early skyscraper, Andrew discovers how the ambitions of visionary artists and architects helped America remove itself from the shadow of Europe and become the most advanced civilisation on earth.     Art of America episode 2…

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