State of the Arts

The Glamorous Life: Artist German Pitre

Clip: Season 38 Episode 4 | 5m 49s | Video has closed captioning.

State of the Arts meets artist German Pitre during his 6-month tenure as Artist-in-Residence at the Paul Robeson Galleries at Newark Express. German works with controversial symbols in his work, including swastikas, Confederate flags, and more. He describes his approach, plus the story of how he became an artist. It all began with a chance encounter on a bus to Jersey City.

Aired: 01/25/20

Rating: NR

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