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 […]

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 […]

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