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When Art and History Combine Perfectly

Rebecca Price | Posted 07.16.2014 | Arts
Rebecca Price

A photograph of a wax figure sculpted from a painting. That's the idea behind Hiroshi Sugimoto's Portraits, a series of nine-minute-long exposures of wax figures that were modeled from painted portraits.

Ansel Adams Handpicked His Best Photographs Before He Died

AP | JOHN ROGERS | Posted 03.17.2014 | Arts

LOS ANGELES (AP) — During the last years of his life, Ansel Adams pored over the tens of thousands of negatives he'd carefully stored since his teen...

Cooking Art History: Cooking Canterbury

Maite Gomez-Rejon | Posted 05.05.2014 | Food
Maite Gomez-Rejon

A few months ago I was asked to develop a class around a group of stained glass windows at the J. Paul Getty Museum from the Canterbury Cathedral.

Up Close and Personal

Edward Goldman | Posted 05.04.2014 | Arts
Edward Goldman

It's near impossible to stand in front of Jackson Pollock's Mural and not think about this All-American genius, about his tumultuous life, and the l...

Cooking Art History: The Victorian Appetite

Maite Gomez-Rejon | Posted 04.28.2014 | Food
Maite Gomez-Rejon

As I get ready to teach a series of English-themed classes inspired by the Queen Victoria and Photography exhibit at the J. Paul Getty Museum and Princely Traditions and Colonial Pursuits at LACMA, tea, scones and spices are on my mind.

It's Amazing What You'll Discover Through New Eyes

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 09.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Dennis Merritt Jones

You really don't have to go all that far on your voyage of discovery to find something new. You just need to have new eyes.

Can Art Have A Sense Of Humor?

Annie Buckley | Posted 08.18.2013 | Arts
Annie Buckley

With Curatorial Intern: Katie Hernandez Humor is not usually the first thing that comes up when we talk about contemporary art. Theory, yes. Ideas,...

Robert Mapplethorpe's Is NSFW At The Getty

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 10.11.2012 | Arts

An upcoming exhibit at the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles is bringing together the controversial oeuvre of photography provocateur, Robert Mapple...

10 Best Creative Apps...So Far

The Huffington Post | Hallie Sekoff | Posted 08.15.2012 | Arts

We’ve covered a lot of news lately about creative app launches in the technological world -- from musician M. Ward’s free app that allows users to...

Klimt Show at the Getty... and a Meal to Match!

Jay Weston | Posted 09.30.2012 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

On my last trip to New York, I dumped my bags at the hotel and grabbed a cab to the Neue Gallerie uptown. There I spent a delightful hour perusing their exciting collection... especially one painting, the legendary portrait, "Adele Bloch-Bauer I."

O-k-LA-h-o-m-a: This Artweek.LA (April 2, 2012)

Bill Bush | Posted 06.03.2012 | Arts
Bill Bush

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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...

LA's Getty Museum Gets New Director

AP | JOHN ROGERS | Posted 04.15.2012 | Arts

LOS ANGELES — An expert in ancient art who has overseen museums in England, the U.S. and his native Australia was named Tuesday to head the J. P...

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...

Bloody Mamas: How the Chasen Murder Chastened an Art Lover

Debra Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Debra Levine

Monday, November 15, 2010, was a grisly night for women in Los Angeles. Both in art and in life, the blood of women flowed, unnaturally, and to no goo...

Cooking Art History: The Grand Tourist & Saffron Risotto

Maite Gomez-Rejon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Maite Gomez-Rejon

Beginning in the late sixteenth century wealthy young Englishmen, grounded in a thorough education in Greek and Latin, began taking tours through France and Italy in search of art, culture and the roots of Western civilization.

Plan ForYourArt June 3-8

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

There has never been more worldwide attention on the creative culture of Los Angeles. Each Week, ForYourArt highlights select cultural offerings thr...

Ring Festival Fever

Barry A. Sanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Barry A. Sanders

A wide array of Ring Festival events that offer something for every taste and interest are taking place around town.

Getty Museum, Sicilian Officials Launch Art Collaboration

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — The J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles and the Sicilian cultural ministry will collaborate to conserve art objects, stage exhibit...

Italy Court Orders Getty's Bronze Confiscated

AP | NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

ROME — An Italian court on Thursday ordered an important ancient Greek statue bought by the J. Paul Getty Museum seized so it can be returned to...

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...

J. Paul Getty Museum Director Resigning In LA

AP | JOHN ROGERS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — The director who presided over the J. Paul Getty Museum during some of its most tumultuous and exciting times said Thursday he is ...