French master bow maker Benoit Rolland uses rare Brazilian wood to carve his world-class violin, viola and cello bows. The bow, he says, is the voice of the string instrument, evoking sounds unique to the musician. Rolland is a 2012 MacArthur "Genius" fellow.
One day Chris and his art school friends were out searching for landscapes to paint, when they realized they were near the home of the famous, but publicity-shy artist, Andrew Wyeth. They decided to take a chance and knocked on his door.