Audio & Video

Highlights of Getty multimedia, new and from the archives.

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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AUDIO: Palmyra – Loss and Remembrance
Shalmat and Atenatan, 135 - 150 C.E., Palmyran. Hard white limestone, 19 11/16 × 24 13/16 × 4 1/8 in. Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, Copenhagen

AUDIO: Palmyra – Loss and Remembrance

How funerary portraits illuminate cultural exchange in ancient Palmyra.

AUDIO: Robert Polidori and the Getty Museum
Entrance Hall, J. Paul Getty Museum, 1997, Robert Polidori. Chromogenic print, Image: 16 3/8 × 21 1/2 in., Sheet: 18 3/4 × 23 3/4 in. Courtesy of the artist in conjunction with The Lapis Press. © Robert Polidori

AUDIO: Robert Polidori and the Getty Museum

A photographer captures the nearly finished museum on film.

AUDIO: Beyond the Nile – Egypt and the Classical World
Bust of Julius Caesar, 100s B.C., Romano-Egyptian. Green basalt, 17 5/16 × 10 1/4 × 9 13/16 in. Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Antikensammlung. Photo: bpk Bildagentur / Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Antikensammlung / Art Resource, NY

AUDIO: Beyond the Nile – Egypt and the Classical World

Take a curator-led tour of this exhibition on cultural exchange and art in ancient Egypt, Greece, and Rome.