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Season 8 Episode 3 | 55m 18s

While sprawling Los Angeles has world-class museums and art schools, artists working in the shadow of the entertainment industry are more "under the radar," affording them the space and time to imagine. Featuring artists Diana Thater, Liz Larner, Tala Madani, and Edgar Arceneaux.

Aired: 09/22/16
Los Angeles
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