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NATURE

James Prosek: Painting with Eels

  • Aired: 04/17/2013
  • 05:44
  • Rating: NR
Inspired by the Japanese art form Gyotaku, a type of Japanese fish printing popularized in the mid-1800s, artist and naturalist James Prosek created a series of pieces in the gyotaku style. But instead of using the traditional large-scaled carp to make his nature prints, Prosek decided to use a rather unusual fish as his creative tool, the eel.
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