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Van Gogh: The Fanboy

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Museum Confidential: Season 6, Episode 6

Few artists have created work as instantly recognizable as that of Vincent van Gogh. But as original and unique as it seems, his work stands, of course, on the shoulders of many other artists. That's what Pulitzer Prize-winning author and acclaimed artist Steven Naifeh explores in his latest book, "Van Gogh and the Artists He Loved." Furthering a project that began with his landmark 2011 biography, "Van Gogh: The Life," Naifeh's new text reveals a little-known side of Vincent: the fanboy. Naifeh is our guest on MC.

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Jeff Martin is the Online Communities Manager for Philbrook Museum of Art. In his spare time, he's also a writer and editor. His most recent book, The Late American Novel: Writers on the Future of Books, was praised in The Economist and The New Yorker, and was selected as one of the Essential Summer Reads of 2011 by The Atlantic. Jeff is a longtime columnist for TulsaPeople magazine and the founder of the literary organization, Booksmart Tulsa.
Scott Gregory started working at Public Radio Tulsa in 2006; he started listening to public radio circa 1980, when he and NPR both marked their tenth birthdays (although only one of them commemorated the occasion with a party at Skate World). As this radio station's Production Director, Scott mainly serves as the producer and editor of StudioTulsa, the award-winning interview show. He also hosts and programs All This Jazz, which airs every Saturday night on Public Radio 89.5-1 from 9pm till midnight.
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