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Marc Doyle: Meeting Chuck Close

Marc Doyle: Meeting Chuck Close

BLOG When GREAT MUSEUMS was producing its episode on the Museum of Modern Art, in NYC, I had the pleasure of spending a day with Chuck Close, interviewing him in his Greenwich Village studio.… more >


Filming the Islamic Masterpieces

Filming the Islamic Masterpieces

June 23, 2016 Pictured Above: Jean-Luc Martinez (President-Director of The Louvre Museum) being interviewed by Philippe de Montebello, with Marc Doyle in the foreground. We started developing… more >


Great Museums’ Chesney Blankenstein Doyle Receives 2015 Governor’s Arts Award

Great Museums’ Chesney Blankenstein Doyle Receives 2015 Governor’s Arts Award

GREAT MUSEUMS’ Executive Producer Chesney Blankenstein Doyle has been awarded a 2015 Governor’s Arts Award for excellence in media arts from the Mississippi Arts Commission. She joins the ranks… more >


Lennon’s Gretsch Guitar Up for Auction

Lennon’s Gretsch Guitar Up for Auction

Who will be the winning bidder? John Lennon’s Gretsch 6120 guitar, which he used to record The Beatles “Paperback Writer,” is up for auction—for an estimated $1 million! While filming the… more >


Remembering Lionel Ferbos, New Orleans Musical Treasure

Remembering Lionel Ferbos, New Orleans Musical Treasure

New Orleans, and America, lost one of its greatest musical treasures with the passing of Lionel Ferbos on Saturday, July 19, 2014. Mr. Ferbos played trumpet, New Orleans-style. When I met him… more >


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