Questions for our rare books curator and his research assistant about all things alchemy.
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In creating an archive, performance artist Barbara T. Smith is transformed.
A poster by Rea Tajiri signifies an important time in the video artist’s career
Browse sites on the Silk Road through this free Getty database.
Sugar as delicious status symbol.
In the digital world, what will happen to the photo archive?
The sweet tooth of European royalty and its rotten consequences.
Gluttony, tall tales, and raunchy humor on the classical stage.
Some of the world’s earliest photographically illustrated books are being digitized by the Getty Research Institute.
When architecture was made of food.
How do you design an entirely new breed of digital publication? Test, revise, test, revise…
Expensive flavored waters predate Whole Foods by centuries.