How funerary portraits illuminate cultural exchange in ancient Palmyra.
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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 photographer captures the nearly finished museum on film.
Finding, identifying, and learning from a newly discovered drawing by Michelangelo.
Understanding Édouard Manet and Vincent van Gogh through two deeply personal biographies.
Viewing Auguste Rodin’s sculptures through the eyes of poet Rainer Maria Rilke.
Take a curator-led tour of this exhibition on cultural exchange and art in ancient Egypt, Greece, and Rome.
Viewing the art and career of Rembrandt through the lens of three artist-authors writing within fifty years of his death.
Glimpse the origins of the discipline of art history in this discussion of three short biographies by Giorgio Vasari.
The history of Charles and Ray Eames’ California home and studio.
Contemporary visual effects for a museum of ancient art.
How the cultural and militaristic animosity between France and Germany took its toll on a French cathedral.
Understanding the history of sovereignty and the UN’s response to conflict in order to protect cultural heritage for the future.