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Frank Gehry wins Getty Trust's annual career achievement medal
Frank Gehry wins Getty Trust's annual career achievement medal

Frank Gehry is this year’s recipient of the J. Paul Getty Medal, the Getty Trust’s annual award for leadership in visual art. Gehry becomes the first designer or artist to win the award that the Getty launched in 2013. The prize – a bronze medal with a profile portrait of J. Paul Getty – recognizes lifetime contributions in various art-related fields that are part of the Getty’s mission, including philanthropy, art-history research, archeology and conservation of art and architecture, as well as art-making. “No one deserves it more than Frank, who effectively redefined contemporary architecture through the use of new technologies,” Getty...

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