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Between the Lines with Barry Kibrick

Kamran Khavarni (Artist) The Birth of Abstract Romanticisim (#1134)

Kamran Khavarani is a world renowned artist and father of Abstract Romanticism. Abstract Romanticism was coined by Professor Albert Boime, one of the foremost social art historians. Before his recent passing he authored a book titled: The Birth of Abstract Romanticism, all about the art of Kamran Khavarani. The professor described Kamran's work as: "Resurrecting the romantic possibility that art can change the world." On this episode you'll meet Kamran and his paintings, and learn why the professor called his work: "Art for a new humanity." [26 minutes] Closed Captioning

This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.

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Series Description: BETWEEN THE LINES WITH BARRY KIBRICK features thought-provoking interviews with famous novelists, distinguished authors, celebrity writers, top screenwriters, directors, musicians and award-winning columnists and journalists. Combining passion, insight and creativity, host Barry Kibrick brings a refreshing perspective, often surprising guests with his depth of understanding of their work. This season, Kibrick's guests include: Sir Ridley Scott, John Wooden, Carol Channing, Walter Isaacson, Erica Jong, Suzanne Somers, Robert Waller, Queen Noor, Walter Mosley, Peter Bogdanovich, Joss Whedon, Stephen J. Cannell, Michael York and Erik Weihenmayer.

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