Sarah Lilley

Sarah Lilley

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Arts, Culture & Media

On the Beach

Wall-sized color seascapes of water, sky, sand, and bathers make up Richard Misrach's photographs called On the Beach. An exhibit opens next week at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta. Misrach might be the prototypical California artist -- surfer, Berkeley alumnus, VW bus owner -- but Studio 360's Sarah Lilley discovered that Misrach's "On the Beach" photos are more complicated than they look.

Arts, Culture & Media

Nip & Tuck at the Gallery

"I Am Art" is a daring show at New York City's Apex Art. It presents the work of four different plastic surgeons. On display are photos and videos of all types of procedures, from cleft palate reconstruction to cosmetic nose jobs. Produced by Studio 360's Sarah Lilley.

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Foldit

Biochemist David Baker helped create a computer game called "Foldit" that thousands are playing around the world. But it's not about commercial success. Baker wants to analyze the structure of proteins, and it turns out that humans are a lot smarter at this than supercomputers. The game? It's an incentive. As Studio 360's Sarah Lilley discovered, it's a lot more fun than it sounds.

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''Are You There, Barack? It's Me, Artist.''

We asked some of our favorite artists what they wanted from our president-to-be. Listen to voicemail messages of their answers - no holds barred. In this installment: David Harrington of the Kronos Quartet, writer Cintra Wilson, and poet Edwin Torres. All voicemail segments produced by Sarah Lilley.

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Mars Rover

NASA launched two Mars Rovers in 2004, not knowing how long they'd last or what they'd find, but, almost five years later, the rovers' discoveries have exceeded all expectations. Studio 360's Sarah Lilley looks at how the Mars Rover pictures changed the way we see the universe.

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Warning Signs

The accumulation of radioactive waste at Nevada's Yucca Mountain storage site poses a challenge: how do you permanently label it? Engineers like Patrick Charton are trying to solve that problem. Produced by Sarah Lilley.

Arts, Culture & Media

On the Beach

Wall-sized color photographs of water, sky, sand, and bathers make up Richard Misrach's series On the Beach. Studio 360's Sarah Lilley discovered that Misrach's photos are more complicated than they look.

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Biomimicry

Natural historian Janine Benyus believes that imitating nature's best ideas can provide solutions to human problems. Could we store electricity like an electric eel to build a nontoxic battery? Benyus told Studio 360's Sarah Lilley how copying nature's design is the key to our own sustainability.

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Hello Kawaii

Japan has embraced cuteness with a vengeance -- from the ubiquitous Hello Kitty to the successful artist-designer Takashi Murakami, the Andy Warhol of Japan. Sarah Lilley tries to figure out why an ancient culture like Japan's would strive to be super adorable.

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