Getty Displays Prized Medieval Torah and Other Sacred Texts

Getty Displays Prized Medieval Torah and Other Sacred Texts

The J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles put one of its newest prized possessions on display: an elaborately illustrated Torah from the Medieval Period. The museum announced the acquisition of the Torah, known as the Rothschild Pentateuch, in July. They put the more than 700-year-old codex on display last week at the Getty Center […]

Before Beyoncé, Rihanna – Getty Shows Fashion Photo Evolution

Before Beyoncé, Rihanna – Getty Shows Fashion Photo Evolution

This time of year is traditionally important for fashion magazines as their massive September issues hitting newsstands. This year’s mainstream magazines notably featured black female stars. While covers with Beyoncé, Rihanna and other beautiful black women reflect a noteworthy change, a show at the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles highlights the evolution of fashion photography for […]

Getty Exhibits Artistic Influences Between Egypt and Classical World

Getty Exhibits Artistic Influences Between Egypt and Classical World

The J. Paul Getty Museum opened a groundbreaking exhibition examining the cultural connections between influential ancient Mediterranean civilizations. “Beyond the Nile: Egypt and the Classical World” is the first major U.S. exhibit showcasing the artistic influences and interaction between Egypt, Greece, and Rome. It encompasses works from over a span of over two thousand years, […]