Art and Alchemy Shine in Getty Exhibits

Art and Alchemy Shine in Getty Exhibits

Centuries before Harry Potter fans heard of the Philosopher’s Stone or Pantone created its Pantone Matching System, medieval alchemists tried to transform matter into gold … and other colors. Three exhibits that opened this week at the Getty Center in Los Angeles shine a light on alchemy and the role it played in art and […]

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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