Apr 27, 2019
“I believe architecture can never really be finished,” says this founding partner of Diller Scofidio + Renfro, designers of the High Line, the Shed, and the well known so much more. But she is not creating monuments to eternity. “I think of buildings that could be repurposed or reimagined – rescripted later.”...
Apr 20, 2019
When she was 13, her father let her skip school to stay home and read in bed. “It was a great paternal moment, too,” she tells the New York Society Library, “to say to your child: I get that this is more important than going to school today.” The making of a reader, the making of a writer. With music from Tomas...
Apr 13, 2019
Doing pure is science akin to doing art, says astrophysicist Sarah Pearson: both lack obvious utility; both enable us to see the world in new ways.The first in our women scientist series produced with Lori Schwarz at KGB’s Red Room and 500 Women Scientists. Music from Miss Maybell and Charlie Judkins.
Apr 6, 2019
Alexander the Great was taught by Aristotle; Donald Trump had Roy Cohn. A look at some teacher-student relationships by a Pulitzer-winning historian, director of medical humanities at the NYU School of Medicine. This episode was produced with Dr. Ruth Oratz. Music from Amiri and Rahiem Taylor.