About: Murtha Baca

My work at the Getty focuses on descriptive metadata and multilingual controlled vocabularies for enhancing access to online resources relating to art, architecture, and material culture. As head of the Getty Research Institute's digital art history program, I work closely with scholars and technical experts to develop new tools and methods for conducting and publishing art-historical research.

Posts by Murtha

Posted in Behind the Scenes, Publications, Scholarship

Which Way, Digital_Humanities?

Provocation from Digital_Humanities
A provocation.

“Ours is an era in which the humanities have the potential to play a vastly expanded creative role in public life.” Will they? More»

Tagged , , 1 Response
Posted in Art, Behind the Scenes, Publications, Scholarship, Voices

Rethinking Art History | Getty Voices

010101_featured

In the digital age, is art history still relevant? The discussion is needed, and needed now. More»

Tagged , , , , 9 Responses
Posted in Behind the Scenes, Getty Research Institute, Scholarship

Indian Architecture Next Frontier for CONA, Our Soon-to-Launch Research Tool

Archival photo of Kailasanatha temple in Kanchipuram / Kanchi, Chingleput, Tamilnadu, India

The Getty Research Institute (GRI) recently welcomed a delegation from the Center for Art & Archaeology (CA&A) of the American Institute of Indian Studies (AIIS) for a weeklong series of presentations, demonstrations of digital projects, and brainstorming and strategy sessions…. More»

Tagged , , , , , 2 Responses
  • Facebook

  • Twitter

  • Tumblr

  • Flickr