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Between Fountainheads

In conversation with John Walsh, Getty Museum Director Emeritus
Wednesday, February 25, 2009
Episode Summary
New Yorker veteran Weschler discusses what it has been like, the past several decades, to be serving as Boswell simultaneously to two seemingly diametrically opposite giants of the contemporary art scene, Robert Irwin and David Hockney.

Participant(s) Bio
A staff writer at the New Yorker for over twenty years, Lawrence Weschler is currently the director of the New York Institute for the Humanities and concurrently artistic director of the Chicago Humanities Festival. His last book, Everything that Rises: A Book of Convergences, was awarded the 2007 National Book Critics Circle Award for Criticism. His newest publications include Seeing is Forgetting the Name of the Thing One Sees: Thirty Years of Conversations with Robert Irwin, along with True to Life: Twenty-Five Years of Conversations with David Hockney