Getty Exhibit Draws Broader Attention to Bouchardon

Getty Exhibit Draws Broader Attention to Bouchardon

Most American have never heard of French artist Edmé Bouchardon (1698-1762), one of the most renowned sculptors and draftsman of his day. But an exhibit that opened this week at the Getty Center in Los Angeles hopes to change that and draw broader attention to Bouchardon’s talent. “Bouchardon: Royal Artist of the Enlightenment” is the […]

Getty Exhibit Turns Lens on Breaking News and Mass Media

Getty Exhibit Turns Lens on Breaking News and Mass Media

A new exhibition at the Getty Center in Los Angeles dovetails perfectly with real-life events. News – real and fake – has drawn great scrutiny this election year. But, many artists have taken hard looks at broadcast and print journalism in the past. These efforts are presented in the J. Paul Getty Museum’s “Breaking News: Turning […]

‘Creature’ Illustrates Breadth, Not Best of The Broad Collection

‘Creature’ Illustrates Breadth, Not Best of The Broad Collection

The Broad is currently showcasing its first thematic special exhibit: “Creature.” While the show, which looks at different approaches to figuration, does not highlight the best of the vast Broad art collection, “Creature” illustrates the breadth of it. “We are all creatures: creatures of habit, of desire, of fear, and of necessity.” is noted at […]

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