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France and U.S. -- Art & Politics two centuries apart

Edward Goldman | Posted 01.11.2017 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Getty Museum Entrance Pavilion featuring Edme Bouchardon's The Sleeping Faun (1726-30) As imposing as it is, never before has the entrance hall of th...

Cooking Art History: Dining With Matisse

Maite Gomez-Rejon | Posted 07.16.2014 | Home
Maite Gomez-Rejon

Matisse lived during France's Belle Époque. Café culture was at its height, and cafés were where artists came together to exchange stories, discuss ground breaking artistic styles, and eat good food. This good food has a history.

Experience Parisian Opulence At The Getty

Posted 09.21.2011 | Arts

The Getty Museum's exhibition "Paris Life and Luxury" is a chance to experience the opulence which filled the parlors of Paris in the mid-eighteenth c...