Spark talks with painters who are exploring new forms of expression with a centuries-old medium.
First, Robert Bechtle reveals the painstaking method behind his extraordinary photo-realistic works.
Next, visit with Hung Liu while at work on a series of figurative works that combine images of Chinese concubines culled from vintage photographs with a surface that literally drips with paint.
Then, renowned artist Nathan Oliveira reflects on his lifelong fascination with the painted surface.
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