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Work of painter Barkley Hendricks chronicled in new exhibit

Barkley L. Hendricks was a contemporary American painter who made pioneering contributions to Black portraiture and conceptualism. Special correspondent Jared Bowen of GBH Boston takes us to an exhibit of his work at Brandeis University's Rose Art Museum, and shows us how Hendricks used the camera as what he called his “mechanical sketchbook." It's part of our arts and culture series, "CANVAS."

Episode 141

5m 16s

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