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Digging into David Tudor's Archive
In this episode of the Art + Ideas podcast, Getty president Jim Cuno explores the archives of avant-garde musician David Tudor (1926–1996), which constitutes a complete record of Tudor’s activity as a performer and composer who often incorporated visual elements like sculptures, found objects, video, light circuits into his live electronic work.
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The surprising story of an unusual collaboration between a Renaissance manuscript’s scribe and its painter
A curator connects to the long struggle for civil rights
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