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Open Content at the Getty: Three Years Later, Some Lessons Learned

Open Content at the Getty: Three Years Later, Some Lessons Learned

A look inside the legal and technical challenges of releasing over 100,000 images through the Open Content Program.

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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