Art + Ideas

Join Getty president Jim Cuno as he talks with artists, writers, curators, and scholars about their work.

AUDIO: Palmyra – Loss and Remembrance
Shalmat and Atenatan, 135 - 150 C.E., Palmyran. Hard white limestone, 19 11/16 × 24 13/16 × 4 1/8 in. Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, Copenhagen

AUDIO: Palmyra – Loss and Remembrance

How funerary portraits illuminate cultural exchange in ancient Palmyra.

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AUDIO: Robert Polidori and the Getty Museum
Entrance Hall, J. Paul Getty Museum, 1997, Robert Polidori. Chromogenic print, Image: 16 3/8 × 21 1/2 in., Sheet: 18 3/4 × 23 3/4 in. Courtesy of the artist in conjunction with The Lapis Press. © Robert Polidori

AUDIO: Robert Polidori and the Getty Museum

A photographer captures the nearly finished museum on film.

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AUDIO: Beyond the Nile – Egypt and the Classical World
Bust of Julius Caesar, 100s B.C., Romano-Egyptian. Green basalt, 17 5/16 × 10 1/4 × 9 13/16 in. Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Antikensammlung. Photo: bpk Bildagentur / Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Antikensammlung / Art Resource, NY

AUDIO: Beyond the Nile – Egypt and the Classical World

Take a curator-led tour of this exhibition on cultural exchange and art in ancient Egypt, Greece, and Rome.

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AUDIO: Talking About Paintings – Caravaggio
David with the Head of Goliath, about 1609–1610, Caravaggio. Oil on canvas, 49 3/16 × 39 3/4 in. Ministero dei Beni e delle Attività Culturali e del Turismo–Galleria Borghese.

AUDIO: Talking About Paintings – Caravaggio

Follow two curators as they talk about Baroque paintings.

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