The Getty Research Institute announced today the donation of the archives of renowned critic and scholar Annette Michelson (American, b. 1922). The GRI has also purchased the drawing Blind Time, 1982, and Earth Projects, 1969, a suite of ten lithographs, both by artist Robert Morris (American, b. 1931) from Michelson’s collection. The Getty Research Institute has also purchased Michelson’s extensive film library numbering over fifteen hundred volumes. “Annette Michelson has played a hugely significant role in the advancement of scholarship in avant-garde visual culture, especially film, around the world and she continues to do so by donating her unparalleled archive to the GRI,” said Thomas W. Gaehtgens, director of the Getty Research Institute. “The GRI’s holdings related to the New York art world of the 1960s and 70s are especially rich. Her archive helps make

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