Jules Tavernier Masterwork at De Young Museum Shines Light on Elem Pomo

Jules Tavernier Masterwork at De Young Museum Shines Light on Elem Pomo

“Jules Tavernier and the Elem Pomo,” a new exhibit at the de Young Museum in San Francisco, explores the remarkable journey of French landscape painter Jules Tavernier through the American West and Hawaii. The centerpiece of the Young Museum presentation is Tavernier’s rediscovered masterwork, “Dance in a Subterranean Roundhouse at Clear Lake, California (1878),” along […]

Getty Villa Presents ‘Lizastrata,’ Raunchy Return to Theater

Getty Villa Presents ‘Lizastrata,’ Raunchy Return to Theater

Overlooking the Pacific Ocean, the Getty Villa has long been renowned for the antiquities on display. In addition, however, the museum presents classical Greek plays, with a comedic modern touch, under the stars in the late summer and early fall. The Getty Villa and Troubadour Theater Company are currently presenting “Lizastrata,” a musical retelling of […]

Villa dei Papiri Artifacts Buried by Vesuvius on Display at Getty Villa

Villa dei Papiri Artifacts Buried by Vesuvius on Display at Getty Villa

The Getty Villa along the California coast is a recreation of the ancient Villa dei Papiri at Herculaneum, Italy. The original villa, owned by Julius Caesar’s in-laws, was buried by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in AD 79. Now, items from that ancient estate are on display at the Getty. “Buried by Vesuvius: Treasures from […]