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Digging into David Tudor's Archive
In this episode of the Art + Ideas podcast, Getty president Jim Cuno explores the archives of avant-garde musician David Tudor (1926–1996), which constitutes a complete record of Tudor’s activity as a performer and composer who often incorporated visual elements like sculptures, found objects, video, light circuits into his live electronic work.
The history, growth, and impact of Saudi Arabia’s official Islamic sect.
Architectural historian Neil Jackson explores key works by this important Los Angeles architect.
Getty curator Anne Woollett explores the life of this great painter through two biographies by his contemporaries.
A dive into the medieval bestiary.
What did people in medieval Europe believe about animals and how have those beliefs impacted art and culture then and now?
A wide-ranging discussion with the new director of the Getty Research Institute.
Romare Bearden’s life provides a fascinating window into the history of the United States and its art.
Go behind the scenes with conservators working to preserve an unusual ancient sculpture.
A collaboration between the LA Philharmonic and the Getty Research Institute brings Fluxus scores to life.
The museum’s director shares insights into the institution’s beginnings, its influential role in broadening the art historical cannon, and its exciting future plans.
Exploring the art and politics of Florence in the late 1520s through the works of one painter.