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This edition: December 1999 edition

Episode Details

Original tape date: December 1, 1999.

In this edition:
Art: Portraits of Ingres at the Metropolitan Museum of Art (00:45)
Musique: Pierre Boulez at Carnegie Hall (6:19)
Cinéma: African Diaspora Film Festival, NYC: Film critic Clement Tapsoba and actor Abdoulaye Komboudri discuss the state of French-speaking African cinema (09:42)
Art: "Inverted Odysseys": Claude Cahun's photography on view at New York University's Grey Art Gallery (15:24)
Littérature: Maryse Condé celebrated at the CUNY Graduate Center (20:39)
Art: The art of Felice Varini at Clinica Aesthetica, NYC (24:37)

Guest List

Dr. Meena Alexander Poet

Pierre Boulez Composer, Conductor

Mary Ann Caws Distinguished Professor of Comparative Literature, English and French, The Graduate Center, CUNY

Maryse Condé Writer

Abdoulaye Komboudri Actor

Rebecca Rabinow Assistant Curator of European Paintings, Metropolitan Museum of Art

Shelley Rice Art Historian, New York University Grey Art Gallery

Francesca Canade Sautman Executive Officer, Ph.D. Program in French CUNY Graduate Center

Clement Tapsoba Film Critic

Felice Varini Artist