The National Museum of American Illustrations Curator, Co-Founder, and Museum Director Judy Goffman Cutler takes viewers on a behind-the-scenes tour of a special traveling exhibition: Howard Pyle, His Students & the Golden Age of American Illustration. Organized in partnership with the Pennoni Honors College at Drexel University in Philadelphia, this exhibition highlights the artistry and influence of Drexels renowned professor Pyle and the league of artists in his academic, professional, and... [see more] social circle; these include Maxfield Parrish, Violet Oakley, N.C. Wyeth, Frank Schoonover, Jessie Willcox Smith, Elizabeth Shippen Green, and even Norman Rockwell. Host Paula Marantz Cohen explores the form and function of these artists illustrative work, as well as its impact on American literary and popular culture.
The Drexel InterView is a half-hour, original series featuring interesting people and interesting talk. Hosted by best-selling author, critic and Drexel University Distinguished Professor of English Paula Marantz Cohen, each episode features an interview with a noteworthy figure. Guests reflect a diversity of opinions and backgrounds and come from fields including art, politics, science and business.