New from the Getty Research Institute

Barbara T. Smith Archive

Barbara T. Smith Archive

Sketchbooks, prints, negatives, and contact sheets from an artist at the forefront of Southern California feminist and performance art.

Robert McElroy Photographic Archive

Robert McElroy Photographic Archive

Over 700 vintage prints and 10,000 negatives documenting some of the most iconic moments of postwar performance art.

Harald Szeemann Artist Files

Harald Szeemann Artist Files

Correspondence, original works of art, gallery ephemera, and more from over 20,000 artists.

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