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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.
Exploring the art and politics of Florence in the late 1520s through the works of one painter.
Art historian Tyler Green discusses the life and legacy of an understudied photographer.
The story of a pioneering artist as told by Virginia Woolf, critic Roger Fry, and the artist herself.
Tracing the development of architecture and design at MoMA through the career of its longest-serving curator.
A wide-ranging conversation on the life and practice of a thoughtful and provocative contemporary artist.
A decade of work to preserve one of antiquity’s best-known sites.
Artist Cai Guo-Qiang discusses his relationship with his unusual medium and his collaboration with GCI scientists to preserve his art.
The curator discusses a groundbreaking exhibition on the nude human figure in Renaissance art.
How does the architecture of the Salk affect the science performed there, and how can careful conservation support this work?
Understanding the special relationship between a scientist and an architect that led to the Salk Institute.
Using objects to tell the long history of our “global village” from the Bronze Age to the present day.