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Join Jim Cuno, president of the J. Paul Getty Trust, as he talks with artists, writers, curators, and scholars about their work. Listen in as he engages these important thinkers in reflective and critical conversations about architecture, archaeology, art history, and museum exhibitions.

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Join Jim Cuno, president of the J. Paul Getty Trust, as he talks with artists, writers, curators, and scholars about their work. Listen in as he engages these important thinkers in reflective and critical conversations about architecture, archaeology, art history, and museum exhibitions.

    Reflections: Alex Jones on Charles Brittin

    Reflections: Alex Jones on Charles Brittin

    We’ve asked members of the Getty community to share short, personal reflections on works of art they’re thinking about right now. These recordings feature stories related to our daily lives. This week, curatorial research assistant Alex Jones is reminded of his grandmother by a photograph of a Black woman at a 1965 civil rights protest. … Continue reading "Reflections: Alex Jones on Charles Brittin"

    • 4 min
    An American Odyssey: Mary Schmidt Campbell on Artist Romare Bearden [rebroadcast]

    An American Odyssey: Mary Schmidt Campbell on Artist Romare Bearden [rebroadcast]

    With an artistic career that began with political cartoons in his college newspaper, Romare Bearden moved between mediums and styles throughout his life, although his artistic breakthroughs did not come without hard work. Over the course of a long career that spanned a tumultuous period in the fight for representation and civil rights for African … Continue reading "An American Odyssey: Mary Schmidt Campbell on Artist Romare Bearden [rebroadcast]"

    • 55 min
    Reflections: Laura Gavilán Lewis on Jacques-Louis David

    Reflections: Laura Gavilán Lewis on Jacques-Louis David

    We’ve asked members of the Getty community to share short, personal reflections on works of art they’re thinking about right now. These recordings feature stories related to our daily lives. This week, educator Laura Gavilán Lewis considers what it means to be separated from her loved ones as she looks at a portrait of Zénaïde … Continue reading "Reflections: Laura Gavilán Lewis on Jacques-Louis David"

    • 3 min
    Reflexiones: Laura Gavilán Lewis sobre Jacques-Louis David

    Reflexiones: Laura Gavilán Lewis sobre Jacques-Louis David

    Hemos pedido al personal del Getty que compartan con nosotros sus reflexiones personales sobre las obras de arte, en tanto que nos podrían contar historias acerca de nuestra vida diaria. Esta semana, Laura Gavilán Lewis del departamento de educación habla de su experiencia de separación de sus seres queridos a través de un retrato de … Continue reading "Reflexiones: Laura Gavilán Lewis sobre Jacques-Louis David"

    • 4 min
    Return to Palmyra

    Return to Palmyra

    “I still cannot believe why the people all around the world—the public people, I mean, the governments or UNESCO, the UN, the others involved in the culture or in humanity—why they do nothing to preserve Palmyra, to stop the attack of the militants of Daesh.” By the 3rd century CE, the ancient city of Palmyra, … Continue reading "Return to Palmyra"

    • 24 min
    Reflections: Kelly Davis on Timothy O’Sullivan

    Reflections: Kelly Davis on Timothy O’Sullivan

    We’ve asked members of the Getty community to share short, personal reflections on works of art they’re thinking about right now. These recordings feature stories related to our daily lives. This week, metadata specialist Kelly Davis longs for a hike in the Sierras as she views an 1871 photograph by Timothy O’Sullivan. To learn more … Continue reading "Reflections: Kelly Davis on Timothy O’Sullivan"

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Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
83 Ratings

83 Ratings

Furpep ,

Fast becoming my favorite

Great show. Love the format and varied guests and topics. Episode 125 on Plunder of Chinese artifacts was just superb. Keep up the good work!

jenphoto11 ,

Paul Williams

It was disappointing that the house that Paul Williams designed and built in 1952 for Fred Roberts in solstice Canyon, Malibu was not mentioned. Ruins of the house are still there. Curious as to why this house was not mentioned

vegmegh ,

10/10 as an artTeacher THANK YOU

This is awesome. I’m so grateful to have such an interesting, beautifully thoughtful podcast to expand my knowledge for myself and for my students. Thank you!

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