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 […]

‘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 […]

Getty Restores and Displays Sculptures From Santa Barbara Museum of Art

Getty Restores and Displays Sculptures From Santa Barbara Museum of Art

  The J. Paul Getty Museum is putting on display 14 works from the Santa Barbara Museum of Art’s (SBMA) trove of ancient Roman and Greek sculpture, which the Getty has been helped to restore and conserve. The special installation beginning May 24 at the Getty Center off the 405 will feature a selection of works in marble […]

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