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Say Brother; Art, Artists, and the Collector / Barry Gaither Interview


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Say Brother
Art, Artists, and the Collector / Barry Gaither Interview
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Say Brother is WGBH's longest running public affairs television program by, for and about African Americans, and is now known as Basic Black. Since its inception in 1968, Say Brother has featured the voices of both locally and nationally known African American artists, athletes, performers, politicians, professionals, and writers including: Muhammad Ali, Maya Angelou, Thomas Atkins, Amiri Baraka, Doris Bunte, Julian Bond, Stokely Carmichael, Louis Farrakhan, Nikki Giovanni, Odetta Gordon, Henry Hampton, Benjamin Hooks, Jesse Jackson, Hubie Jones, Mel King, Eartha Kitt, Elma Lewis, Haki Madhubuti, Wallace D. Muhammad, Charles Ogletree, Babatunde Olatunji, Byron Rushing, Owusu Sadaukai, and Sonia Sanchez. Series release date: 7/15/1968

Program Description

Barbara Barrow-Murray visits three artists who work in different media. The artists featured are photographer Rudy Robinson, painter Marcia Lloyd, and sculptor Dennis Didley. The importance of the art collector to all three is discussed. Then an interview with Edmund Barry Gaither, curator of the National Center of Afro American Artists, on the practical side of collecting art. Concludes with a memorial tribute to Marvin Gaye who died on April 1.



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Race and Ethnicity
Chicago: “Say Brother; Art, Artists, and the Collector / Barry Gaither Interview,” 12/05/1984, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 12, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_9DCD6898153E4D89A6E919952BE995EE.
MLA: “Say Brother; Art, Artists, and the Collector / Barry Gaither Interview.” 12/05/1984. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 12, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_9DCD6898153E4D89A6E919952BE995EE>.
APA: Say Brother; Art, Artists, and the Collector / Barry Gaither Interview. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_9DCD6898153E4D89A6E919952BE995EE
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