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Microchip processing plants, space training centers, and abandoned bunkers. These are just a few of the subjects represented in the work of British artists and twin sisters Jane and Louise Wilson. The Wilsons create captivating and ethereal photographs, videos, and installations of landscapes and architectural spaces that reveal layered narratives of history and mankind. In this episode, the Wilsons share how they began collaborating amidst an emerging London art scene and discuss significant works from their career. Jane and Louise Wilson were shortlisted for the Turner Prize in 1999 and exhibit their work internationally.

Casemate SK667 / Jane and Louise Wilson

Casemate SK667, 2006, Jane and Louise Wilson. Face-mounted chromogenic print. The J. Paul Getty Museum, Gift of Sir Mark Fehrs Haukohl through the generosity of Jane and Louise Wilson, 2014.78. © Jane and Louise Wilson 2006

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JIM CUNO: Hello, I’m Jim Cuno, president of the J. Paul Getty Trust. Welcome to Art and Ideas, a podcast in which I speak to artists, conservators, authors, and scholars about their work.

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