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Arts & Entertainment with Chris & Randall

Jan 14, 2021

ep38: What makes some art timeless?

Chris and Randall ponder what allows some art to stand the test of time.

Topics discussed:
Ozymandias (poem)
Is it easier for some art forms to stand the test of time than others?
Roman statuary
Greek mythology
avant garde art
Arnold Schoenberg
Igor Stravinsky
Ulysses (novel)
Don Quixote (novel)
The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling (novel)
Salvador Dalí
the classics
The Catcher in the Rye (novel)
science vs. art
Rick Beato
artisans and art
symphonic music
Beethoven's Symphony No. 5
ETA Hoffman
role of the critic
good taste
Citizen Kane (1941)
Cahiers du Cinéma (magazine)
The Great Gatsby (novel)
Johnny Tremain (novel)
The Last of the Mohicans: A Narrative of 1757 (novel)
nationalistic art
the Mona Lisa (painting)
Of Mice and Men (novel)
Brave New World (novel)
1984 (novel)
Treasure Island (novel)
Mark Twain
LA Philharmonic at the Hollywood Bowl
Gore Vidal on best sellers
Eric Ambler
Graham Greene
Oscar Wilde
Monty Python
The Three Stooges
Michael Jackson
Woody Allen
Manhattan (1979)
Sleeper (1973)
cancel culture
the canon
Emily Dickinson
video games
The Humans (play)
King Charles III (play)
live performance

recorded September 28, 2020

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