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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.
Insights into the trade, migrations, and consolidations of power that transformed the premodern world.
A curator meditates on crafts, manuscripts, and the passage of time.
Hear what a curator learned from seeing two heroes playing games on an ancient vase.
How one architect’s experience during a civil war shaped her approach to understanding architecture and urban space.
Listen to a curator consider photographs of LA's empty streets.
Understanding the cosmopolitan career of a master 17th-century artist through the writings of his contemporaries.
Hear a curator on monkeys, owls, and our upside-down world.
Listen to a curator consider how our pets link us to the Middle Ages.
Three biographies written shortly after the artist’s death shine light on his tragically short career.
Hear a curator discuss the unexpected poignancy of laundry drying.
How the global pandemic is affecting art museums around the country and what their directors are doing in response.