Arts, Culture & Media

Susan Sontag: Art That Means War

Five years ago, on the eve of the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq, Kurt and the late Susan Sontag spoke about the ways artists portray war -- how they respond to it and why we need artists to help us understand it. Some of the artwork discussed included Francisco Goya's "The Disasters of War" and Jeff Wall's "Dead Troops Talk".

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On The Brink

Susan Sontag explains how she staged theater in a war zone, as well as her opinions on when a war should or should not be waged. Sontag passed away just a year after this recording. A book of her speeches and essays called "At the Same Time" was published in 2007.

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Duncan Watts

Duncan Watts, a sociologist at Columbia University, talks about trends, marketing and whether supposedly influential "trendsetters" actually carry as much weight as experts have long thought they do.

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How art reflects war

The World's Alex Gallafent examines how American artists portray the war in Iraq and its consequences�from photographs of wounded soldiers to recordings about the meaning of freedom


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3 for 360

When authors, actors, musicians, and other artists come in to Studio 360, we ask them about the art that's inspiring, even influencing, their work right now. 

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Horror School

Autumn is a time for students to hit the books but at Tom Savini's Special Make-Up Effects School in Pennsylvania, it's not books the students are cracking, but heads.