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Master of Still Life: Mary Ann Currier

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Master of Still Life: Mary Ann Currier

Renowned Louisville painter and art teacher Mary Ann Currier died on Sunday at age 90 at her home. In this Kentucky Muse from 2008, producer/director Guy Mendes tells the story of Currier’s life and art.

Finding Your Roots, S4 Ep2:  Unfamiliar Kin

Finding Your Roots

Finding Your Roots, S4 Ep2: Unfamiliar Kin

In this episode, three guests each learn about a grandparent whose real identity and background had been a mystery to them. Along the way, two of them also discover that their close relatives were on the wrong side of history. Guests: Christopher Walken, Carly Simon, Fred Armisen

Masterpiece: Poldark Season 3, Ep. 2

Masterpiece

Masterpiece: Poldark Season 3, Ep. 2

Ross goes to revolutionary France to search for information about Dwight. George dispenses rough justice in his new role as magistrate. Drake falls in love with the governess Morwenna.

Masterpiece: Poldark Season 3, Ep. 1

Masterpiece

Masterpiece: Poldark Season 3, Ep. 1

George has everything going for him: Elizabeth, an heir, the Poldark acreage, and his own church. Meanwhile, Demelza’s brothers, Sam and Drake, take up preaching. After Caroline and Dwight elope, Dwight vanishes.

Harry Dean Stanton 1926 – 2017

Harry Dean Stanton 1926 – 2017

Actor and Kentucky native Harry Dean Stanton died Friday, Sept. 15, in Los Angeles. KET created this 2011 "Kentucky Muse" documentary about Stanton. Kris Kristofferson and Billy Bob Thornton are among those interviewed. The profile explores Stanton's early life in Kentucky, his love of music, and his extensive work in films.

American Masters: Tyrus Wong

American Masters

American Masters: Tyrus Wong

Until his death at the age of 106, Tyrus Wong was America’s oldest living Chinese American artist and one of the last remaining artists from the golden age of Disney animation. The quiet beauty of his Eastern-influenced paintings had a pioneering impact on American art and popular culture.

Photographer and Therapist Carol Peachee

Connections with Renee Shaw

Photographer and Therapist Carol Peachee

Photographer Carol Peachee discusses her books, including "The Birth of Bourbon: A Photographic Tour of Early Distilleries" that captures lost distilleries and those undergoing renewal. Peachee is also a pioneer in the integrative health field with decades of clinical experience in counseling, mindfulness practices, and internal arts. She is the founder of the Center for Mindful Living Practices.

Art @ The Edge

STEAM - Ideas That Shape Our World

Art @ The Edge

Recently, four artists supported by the New York-based organization Creative Capital discussed their current projects, which address socially relevant topics in groundbreaking ways. The presentation was part of the 2016 IdeaFestival at the Kentucky Center for the Arts in Louisville and was filmed by KET for the series STEAM – Ideas That Shape Our World.

In Frame: The Man Behind the Museum Hotels

In Frame: The Man Behind the Museum Hotels

In Frame: The Man Behind the Museum Hotels

21c Museum Hotels' vibrant and outspoken co-founder Steve Wilson navigates his way through a maze of art fairs and construction sites to bring his artistic vision - from both minutiae to momentous - to life.

Louisville Artist Julius Friedman Dies at 74

Kentucky Muse

Louisville Artist Julius Friedman Dies at 74

Friedman was an internationally renowned artist, producing a massive body of work that ranges from innovative corporate designs to stunningly beautiful fine art pieces, sometimes blurring the line between the two.