Getty Villa Reinstallation Provides New Perspective on Antiquities

Getty Villa Reinstallation Provides New Perspective on Antiquities

The stunning Getty Villa is reopening April 18, 2018, after a complete reinstallation and reorganization to offer a new perspective on its antiquities collection. The Getty Villa, overlooking the Pacific Ocean, houses the J. Paul Getty Museum’s vast wealth of Greek, Roman, and Etruscan antiquities, which comprises about 44,000 objects. Nearly every piece in the museum was […]

Rembrandt’s Inspirations From India at Getty

Rembrandt’s Inspirations From India at Getty

Most people who think about art created by Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn picture dark tinged oil paintings of Dutchmen like “The Night Watch” or his many somber self-portraits. But late in his career, the renowned 17th century Dutch Baroque artist—known simply as Rembrandt —became fascinated with art from the Mughal Empire. Rembrandt’s meticulous renditions depicting […]

Civil War Era and Contemporary Paper Promises of Photography at Getty

Civil War Era and Contemporary Paper Promises of Photography at Getty

American photography developed 150 years apart – Civil War era and recent contemporary pieces – show the promise and diversity of the medium in two new exhibits that opened this week at the Getty Center’s J. Paul Getty Museum. “Paper Promises: Early American Photography” showcases early paper photos from the 1840s to 1860s and their […]

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