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PODCAST: Artist Tacita Dean and Her Many Mediums
Gaeta (Fifty Photographs Plus One), 2015, Tacita Dean. 9 hand-printed gloss black and white fibre-based photographs mounted on paper, 11 hand-printed matte black and white fibre-based photographs mounted on paper, 12 hand-printed matte color photographs mounted on paper, 12 hand-printed high-gloss color photographs mounted on dibond, 7 hand-printed Cibachromes, Dimensions vary between 18 x 27 cm / 7-1/16 x 10-5/8 in. and 105 x 157.5 cm / 41-5/16 x 62 in. Courtesy of the artist, Frith Street Gallery, London and Marian Goodman Gallery, New York / Paris.

PODCAST: Artist Tacita Dean and Her Many Mediums

A wide-ranging conversation on the life and practice of a thoughtful and provocative contemporary artist.

Conservation Work Reveals the Hidden Revisions of Pontormo, Italian Renaissance Master
Visitation, 1528–1529, Pontormo (Jacopo Carucci). Oil on wood panel, 70 1/2 x 61 7/16 in. Parrocchia di San Michele Arcangelo a Carmignano (Prato). Su concessione della Soprintendenza Archeologia, Belle Arti e Paesaggio per la Città Metropolitana di Firenze e per le Province di Pistoia e Prato. Photo © Antonio Quattrone, Florence

Conservation Work Reveals the Hidden Revisions of Pontormo, Italian Renaissance Master

Study and treatment of a Renaissance altarpiece reveals new details about the artist’s working method, as well as his brilliant colors

Confronting Power and Violence in the Renaissance Nude
Venus Rising from the Sea (Venus Anadyomene), about 1520, Titian. Oil on canvas, 29 13/16 × 22 11/16 in. National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh. Accepted in lieu of Inheritance Tax by HM Government (hybrid arrangement) and allocated to the Scottish National Gallery, with additional funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund, the Art Fund (with a contribution from the Wolfson Foundation), and the Scottish Executive, 2003

Confronting Power and Violence in the Renaissance Nude

The Renaissance origins of the male gaze.

An Introduction to the Drunken Satyr, A Rare Roman Bronze Being Studied and Conserved at the Getty Villa
J. Paul Getty Museum conservator William Shelley and preparator Rita Gomez assure the sculpture’s arrival in the Getty Villa conservation studios. Drunken Satyr, 1st century BC–1st century AD, Roman. Bronze, 137 cm high. Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, inv. 5628. Reproduced by agreement with the Ministry of Cultural Assets and Activities and Tourism. National Archaeological Museum of Naples – Restoration Office. Photo: Sarah Waldorf

An Introduction to the Drunken Satyr, A Rare Roman Bronze Being Studied and Conserved at the Getty Villa

A rare ancient Roman sculpture receives in-depth conservation treatment.

Deconstructing Myths about the Nude in Renaissance Art
Madonna and Child Surrounded by Angels, 1454–56, Jean Fouquet. Oil on panel, 36 1/4 x 32 7/8 in. Courtesy of Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten Antwerpen. Image © www.lukasweb.be–Art in Flanders vzw, photo Dominique Provost

Deconstructing Myths about the Nude in Renaissance Art

A new look at the rise of the nude in art.

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