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Richard Tuttle

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Readings and conversations at WPS1.Org

Clocktower Studio, New York, December 4, 2006

Program One

Tuttle reads two texts, "Close to Art" and "Differentials and Service" and then discusses his writing and books with Charles Bernstein.


  1. Close to Art (3:58): MP3
  2. Differentiation and Service (13:37): MP3
  3. Discussion with Charles Bernstein (10:12) MP3

Complete Program (27:59): MP3

Program Two

Tuttle in conversation with Charles Bernstein. Tuttle talks about sound and color and the radio, about being at a loss for words, explains why beauty and the imagination have no place in art, and discusses "quietude" in American art."

Complete Program (28:40): MP3

Close Listening produced by Charles Bernstein for WPS1
WPS1 Studio Engineer

© 2006 Richard Tuttle and Charles Bernstein

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    These sound recordings are being made available for noncommercial and educational use only. All rights to this recorded material belong to the author. Used with permission of Richard Tuttle. Distributed by PennSound.