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Jackson Pollock's Milestone Painting Mural Featured at the Getty (PHOTOS)

Eric Minh Swenson | Posted 06.21.2014 | Arts
Eric Minh Swenson

On the afternoon of Tues, April 15, 2014 I had the opportunity to meet Melissa Abraham, Getty Communications, to view the latest headlining exhibition at the J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center in Los Angeles.

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The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 03.06.2014 | Media

Getty Images is making 35 million of its photos free to use. People are now able to embed the photos — with some exceptions — on their websit...

Top 10 Highlights of 2013 in Ending Homelessness in Los Angeles

Joel John Roberts | Posted 02.28.2014 | Impact
Joel John Roberts

There are signs that angelic efforts are on the way in Los Angeles to reduce homelessness, despite the debate over public feeding, homelessness in their public libraries and Union Train Station, and the fact that the region has 58,000 people who are homeless.

WATCH: Why Stock Video Doesn't Have Sound

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 09.23.2013 | Weird News

There are stock video options available for almost any situation you can imagine, but most don't include natural sound. As it turns out, there's a ...

Come On, Bey

Posted 05.15.2013 | Media

Oh, Bey. The superstar's new policy banning press photographers from covering her worldwide tour has been causing headaches for some news organiza...

Art Exhibits at LACMA and the Getty: Invasion of Saints and Angels

Edward Goldman | Posted 01.15.2013 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Virtually simultaneously, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and the Getty Center have unveiled major exhibitions celebrating the legacy of two towering figures of Italian art.

PLAN ForYourArt: October 18-24

Bettina Korek | Posted 12.18.2012 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

The biannual Brewery Art Walk offers the opportunity to tour the studios in the Brewery Arts Complex. The tour features resident artists displaying works including paintings, ceramics, video, and performance art.

PLAN ForYourArt: July 19-25

Bettina Korek | Posted 09.18.2012 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Rare Bloom is the opening reception for a collection of works by Los Angeles-based artist Liza Ryan. Ryan's photographs, videos and mixed media works explore themes including the American South, psychology, feminism, and nature.

What Women Do During The Summer, According To Stock Photos

Posted 07.18.2012 | Women

Stock photo sites are strange places. With the click of a button you enter a world of beach vistas, artfully arranged puppies, and women in unfortunat...

Truth, Beauty & Desire in Vienna (Klimt's Drawings at the Getty)

Tom Teicholz | Posted 09.13.2012 | Arts
Tom Teicholz

The Getty exhibition "Gustav Klimt: The Magic of Line" puts a lie to the usual characterization, demonstrating how Klimt's work conveys complex emotions and even allegorical ideals.

Hellish Imagery From The Middle Ages

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.29.2012 | Arts

While today the word "hell" is often used in situations involving long lines and a lack of caffeine, in the Middle Ages hell was darker, hotter and ha...

Greece Gets 2,400-Year-Old Antiquities Back From The Getty

AP | Posted 05.09.2012 | Home

ATHENS, Greece -- Three ancient marble fragments from the collections of the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles have been repatriated to Greece follo...

Pacific Standard Time At LACMA: The Untold Story

Harris Silver | Posted 01.22.2012 | Home
Harris Silver

Pacific Standard Time is a sprawling cultural initiative with 68 major museum shows and 125 gallery exhibitions including California Design 1930-1965: 'Living in a Modern Way.'

WATCH: Jason Schwartzman Hallucinates John Baldessari's Head In Short Film

Posted 11.30.2011 | Arts

Art anxiety plagues many a thoughtful person. It is the fear that asks over and over again: what if I just don't get it? Who better to address this af...

LA's Bid For A World Class Art Season

Adam Gross | Posted 11.30.2011 | Arts
Adam Gross

What does it take for a city to be recognized as a world class art center? A strong and influential artistic legacy. An expanding art scene. New ...

Interview With Getty's New CEO

latimes.com | Jori Finkel, Los Angeles Times | Posted 10.08.2011 | Arts

James Cuno, 60, does not consider himself a marathoner. He has finished only one full-length race, the 2009 Chicago Marathon. But he is, in other circ...

Getty Museum To Return Painting Looted By Nazis

AP | Posted 05.29.2011 | Arts

LOS ANGELES -- The J. Paul Getty Museum says it will return a 370-year-old painting that once belonged to an art dealer who fled Holland when the Nazi...

LA Museum Attendance Lags Behind San Francisco And Chicago

Posted 05.29.2011 | Los Angeles

The Art Newspaper released their annual tally (PDF) of top 100 museums worldwide based on 2010 attendance numbers, and the results are disappointing w...

Getty Museum's Aphrodite Returned To Italy

latimes.com | Jason Felch, Los Angeles Times Staff Writer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

The J. Paul Getty Museum's iconic statue of Aphrodite was quietly escorted back to Sicily by Italian police last week, ending a decades-long dispute o...

J. Paul Getty III: A Kidnapped Life

Trish Wood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Trish Wood

He was the most beautiful boy. Not like the rubbery-faced Mick Jagger, as is repeated endlessly, but rather more like JFK Junior - during his Brown Un...

Plutocracy: The Rich Elite and the Rest of Us

Robert Lenzner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Lenzner

The controversy over the disparity between the rich and the rest of us has hit the covers of two emblematic fountains of ideas; The Economist and The Atlantic Monthly.

A Getty Curator Discusses Manuscripts, France, And The Middle Ages: Imagining The Past

Elizabeth Morrison | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Elizabeth Morrison

Manuscripts often contain written accounts and visual representations of history, but sometimes the history of a manuscript -- who commissioned it, ho...

American Museums: All Talk, No Walk

Edward Goldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Edward Goldman

We Americans have become so sensitive, so wimpy, that we are in danger of ending up with art that avoids controversy at all costs. The name for such "neutered" art? Irrelevant art. Or, simply, bad art.

Toby Tannenbaum Talks About Getty's "Open Studio" Program

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Bettina Korek

Since joining the Getty Museum in 2008 as assistant director for education, Toby Tannenbaum has expanded its efforts to get contemporary artists involved in education projects. The most recent, Open Studio, is a set of free, online art lesson plans

An Interview With Novelist Frederic Tuten

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

The themes of love and art are central to Tuten's beautiful new book of interrelated short stories, Self Portraits: Fictions.