Art21 & The World’s Largest Things On Conan Tonight

Religious Folk Art - William C. Rice Cross Garden 8 in Prattville AL

A few weeks ago, I was asked to contribute one of my pics of William C. Rice’s Cross Garden in Prattville to a piece at the website for Art:21, a program that airs on public television.  Since 2001, “86 featured artists in the series demonstrate the breadth of artistic practice in the United States today. Each one-hour program is loosely organized around a theme helps audiences analyze, compare and juxtapose the artists profiled.”

They’ve done shows on everyone from Jeff Koons and Cindy Sherman to Ursula von Rydingsvard.

My local PBS station doesn’t carry the show (I am still trying to get over that they don’t carry Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood) but at least all the Art:21 episodes can be viewed in full online.  And their blog is great too.

Tonight on Conan, a friend of a friend, Erika Nelson, will be on to talk about her *amazing* project that she’s been working on for years:

The World’s Largest Collection of the World’s Smallest Versions of the World’s Largest Things

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