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Introducing Art + Ideas, a New Podcast from the Getty

Introducing Art + Ideas, a New Podcast from the Getty

Hosted by J. Paul Getty Trust President Jim Cuno, Art + Ideas features conversations with artists, authors, and other leaders in arts and culture.

From IRL to URL

From IRL to URL

The Getty Research Institute's Melissa Gill discusses the importance of metadata to art history and digital accessibility.

Veronica Vera and Robert Mapplethorpe, Pioneering Transgender New York

Veronica Vera and Robert Mapplethorpe, Pioneering Transgender New York

Teacher, artist, and activist Veronica Vera founded the first transgender academy and played a pivotal role in defining erotica's place in the art world.

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