Rare Chance to Visit Caravaggio in L.A. at Getty

Rare Chance to Visit Caravaggio in L.A. at Getty

Italian painter Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (commonly known as Caravaggio) revolutionized art with his highly influential style. His best efforts are a must-see on a trip to Rome. Now, three celebrated Caravaggio works that have never left Italy are on display at the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles, offering area residents and visitors […]

Latino Art Invasion Hits Southern California in Pacific Standard Time

Latino Art Invasion Hits Southern California in Pacific Standard Time

People often envision Latin American art as Aztec gold pieces, Mayan design elements, or painters Diego Rivera and Freda Kahlo. But using those images to represent all art from south of the U.S. border is tantamount to mentally defining European art as gilded church altarpieces, Minoan ceramics, Claude Monet’s airy images or Pablo Picasso’s cubism. […]

Getty Exhibits Show Grit and Despair of Industrialization a Century Apart

Getty Exhibits Show Grit and Despair of Industrialization a Century Apart

Lower-income, working-class areas were drastically affected by industrialization in both the 19th and 20th centuries. Lives and livelihoods were affected. Changes were eventually made to improve the squalor, poor sanitation, and dreary living conditions. At the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles, two new exhibits of photos taken over a century apart show the […]

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