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 […]

Taking Photos in Museums More Acceptable, But Not Always

Taking Photos in Museums More Acceptable, But Not Always

The temptation to share images when visiting a famous site or something visually interesting is great in today’s social media society. However, even though people are recording everywhere they go, taking selfies standing before a famous painting in museums is not always allowed (but it is getting more acceptable). Even in museums and monuments that do […]

New Getty Photo Exhibits Show Early French Work and Contemporary Learoyd

New Getty Photo Exhibits Show Early French Work and Contemporary Learoyd

Two photography exhibits opened today, Aug. 30, at the J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center in Los Angeles. At first glance the Getty exhibits appear dissimilar, showing early French work when the first negatives emerged and contemporary photos by Englishman Richard Learoyd, but the realism and style are complementary. The first exhibit, “Real/Ideal: […]

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