Getty President and CEO James Cuno speaks with artists, writers, scholars and others about their work
GETTY LAUNCHES ART + IDEAS PODCAST
James Cuno speaks with artists, writers, scholars and others about their work
LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles – The Getty today launched Art + Ideas, a regular podcast featuring J. Paul Getty Trust President and CEO James Cuno in conversation with creative thinkers about their work.
The podcast launched with six episodes featuring ceramicist and author Edmund de Waal, architect Frank Gehry, MOCA Chief Curator Helen Molesworth, archeologist Colin Renfrew, and art historians T.J. Clark and Yve-Alain Bois. Upcoming episodes feature poet and musician Patti Smith and artist Charles Ray, among others.
“Through my work at the Getty, I have the great privilege of meeting smart people working on exciting things, and these podcasts are my way of sharing these stories and ideas with interested audiences,” said Cuno.
Over the past several months, Cuno has recorded conversations with scholars, curators, conservators, architects, artists and authors about their work, their interests, and issues relating to the arts and the work of the Getty.
“I listen to a lot of podcasts and I think it’s an appealing way to share and stimulate ideas,” said Cuno. “I appreciate their intimacy and their portability – no matter where I go, they provide a world of stories just a download away.”
Each Art + Ideas podcast will run about 45 minutes, and the Getty aims to release a new podcast every two weeks.
Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, Google Play Music and SoundCloud at getty.edu/podcasts.
(Image credit: St. John the Evangelist (detail), about 1625–28, Frans Hals. Oil on canvas. The J. Paul Getty Museum. Design: Copyright 2016 J. Paul Getty Trust)
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