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PHOTOS The Getty: A Hunt For Looted Art At The World's Richest Museum

Jason Felch | Posted 08.15.2011 | Books
Jason Felch

When oil tycoon J. Paul Getty died in 1976, he left his boutique Malibu museum nearly his entire $700 million dollar personal fortune--transforming it overnight into the world's wealthiest art institution.

Wal-Mart Family's $800M Art Museum Gift

Los Angeles Times | Posted 07.06.2011 | Arts

It makes for a good story, but the munificent $800-million gift from the family that owns Wal-Mart, meant to endow programs and operations at Alice Wa...

Getty Adviser Concerned Statue Was Looted

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — An adviser to billionaire J. Paul Getty had concerns about whether an ancient bronze statue destined for Getty's world-famous muse...