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Paint x 3

Spark talks with painters who are exploring new forms of expression with a centuries-old medium.

First, Robert Bechtle reveals the painstaking method behind his extraordinary photo-realistic works.

Next, visit with Hung Liu while at work on a series of figurative works that combine images of Chinese concubines culled from vintage photographs with a surface that literally drips with paint.

Then, renowned artist Nathan Oliveira reflects on his lifelong fascination with the painted surface.

[Original air date: Wed, Feb 16, 2005]

This program is not currently scheduled for broadcast.



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Hung Liu

See the process behind Hung Liu's series of figurative works that uses images from vintage photographs.

Nathan Oliveira

Remembering Nathan Oliveira and his lifelong fascination with the painted surface.

Robert Bechtle

Discover the painstaking method behind Robert Bechtle's extraordinary photorealist works.

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