New Smithsonian African American Museum Opening

New Smithsonian African American Museum Opening

Anticipation has mounted as people have watched new bronze-colored, visually interesting building take shape on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. Finally, they will be able to see the interior; the new National Museum of African American History and Culture, the 19th museum under the Smithsonian umbrella, is opening on Saturday, Sept. 24. Due to […]

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: […]

London Calling in Atypical Getty Exhibit

London Calling in Atypical Getty Exhibit

An atypical exhibition for the J. Paul Getty Museum opened Tuesday, July 26 – “London Calling: Bacon, Freud, Kossoff, Andrews, Auerbach, and Kitaj,” With most works coming from holdings of the Tate Britain, this is the first major U.S. exhibition to explore the legacy of six painters from the so-called “School of London.” Michael Andrews, Frank Auerbach, […]

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