Synopsis by Sally Barber
The Artists of America series takes viewers into the personal world of some of the art community's most revered citizens. Ten programs delve into the life, philosophy, and works of the nation's greatest painters and sculptors. Fritz Scholder: Painting the Paradox invites viewers on an extraordinary journey with the Native American artist. From his home in the American Southwest, to the Great Pyramids, Paris, and New York, viewers share in Scholder's quest for inspiration. N. Scott Momaday narrates this intimate look at the contemporary painter, sculptor, printmaker, and photographer. Other programs in the series include Hibel's Russian Palette, Andrew Wyeth -- Self-Portrait -- Snow Hill, Michael Earney: The Utilitarian Artist, and Rita Blitt: Dancing Hands and Flag.