Latest Studio 360 Episodes

Each edition has that days stories listed with it.

The mother of all abstraction

A new exhibit at the Guggenheim suggests it was Hilma af Klint who invented abstraction — so why has she been practically unknown for the last century?

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Digging into ‘Doug’

The quietly enduring impact of Nickelodeon’s “Doug,” plus artist Rina Banerjee and the migrant-camp play, “The Jungle.”

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Best of 2018, part 2

Some of our favorite stories from the last year: Daniela Vega, the drudgery of a movie and TV quality control technician, novelist Lauren Groff’s complicated relationship with Florida and an oral history of the hip-hop pirate radio station WBAD.

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Best of 2018, part 1

Some of our favorite stories from the last year: Library music, The Noid and Angélique Kidjo.

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A movie hallmark, and Hallmark movies

John Ford’s problematic masterpiece “The Searchers” and an inexplicable love for Hallmark Christmas movies.

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Art that grows on you

The Muppets, picture books and other childhood pursuits you never outgrow.

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Unhung heroes

A scholarly look at why men in classical art are so slightly endowed, plus how a writer thinks about her day job as a respiratory therapist and holiday fiction from Kurt Andersen.

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My fair lyricist

Lyricist Alan Jay Lerner’s centennial, and more theater magic with impresario Jack Viertel and “Sweat” in the Rust Belt.

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American Tricons: Harley, Hendrix and O’Keeffe

America’s love affair with a motorcycle, plus Georgia O’Keeffe’s Southwestern masterpieces and how Jimi Hendrix summed up the Vietnam War with a single guitar solo.

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Settlers, unsettled

A haunting opera about Homestead Act settlers, plus new leads in the Gardner Museum heist, a “White Album” obsessive, and a Buffalo Tom member’s day job in the leafy suburbs.

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