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Unidentified lecture on modern art

Type:
Sound Recording
Date:
196-?
Place of publication, production, or execution:
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Physical Description:
2 sound tape reels : analog ; 7 in. ; 1 hr., 4 min., 4 sec.
Summary:
An unidentified speaker compares how different languages express thoughts differently, to help explain the way that abstract modern art expresses thoughts differently than, say, realist art.
Reel 1 contains two overlapping recordings, recorded at different speeds. The recording on side 1 could not be isolated, and contains noise from a second recording in the right channel throughout.
The recording on reel 1, side 2 is 4 minutes long and was made to test equipment; it is unrelated to the lecture on side 1. Reel 2 also contains 16 minutes of an unrelated recording.
Citation:
Unidentified lecture on modern art, 196-?. Rudolph Schaeffer papers, 1880s-1994. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
This item has been digitally reformatted. It is available by requesting an appointment in the Archives of American Art's reading rooms, or in certain situations as a Reproduction Request.
Use Note:
Current copyright status is undetermined
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
Topic:
Art, Modern
Language and languages
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)11991
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Data Source:
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