Early biographies of Leonardo shed light on the artist and the myths surrounding him
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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.
A curator relates to a drawing of a young girl learning to make lace
Why are cultural monuments important, and how to do you catalog them in a city as big as Los Angeles?
An ancient fresco of a couple in a small room reminds an educator of her time at home in lockdown
Was the removal of antiquities from China in the early 20th century simple theft or something more complicated?
An educator studies Michelangelo by drawing
The legacy of two avant-garde art collectors and the striking displays they created in their Hollywood home
An educator considers the relationship between art and social change.
The distinct style and history of these underexplored artists.
How the election prompted a curator to return to an ancient plate.
On the life and career of the L.A. architect.
A work of art reminds a curator of his time as a student.