The Getty Explores Rise of ‘Renaissance Nude’

The Getty Explores Rise of ‘Renaissance Nude’

Renaissance artists drew inspiration from classical sculpture and observation to craft artworks depicting the human body. The J. Paul Getty Museum explores the rise and influence of the nude in “The Renaissance Nude,” now on view through January 27, 2019. The exhibit traces the rise of the nude in artworks made in France, Germany, Italy […]

‘Creature’ Illustrates Breadth, Not Best of The Broad Collection

‘Creature’ Illustrates Breadth, Not Best of The Broad Collection

The Broad is currently showcasing its first thematic special exhibit: “Creature.” While the show, which looks at different approaches to figuration, does not highlight the best of the vast Broad art collection, “Creature” illustrates the breadth of it. “We are all creatures: creatures of habit, of desire, of fear, and of necessity.” is noted at […]

Getty Restores and Displays Sculptures From Santa Barbara Museum of Art

Getty Restores and Displays Sculptures From Santa Barbara Museum of Art

  The J. Paul Getty Museum is putting on display 14 works from the Santa Barbara Museum of Art’s (SBMA) trove of ancient Roman and Greek sculpture, which the Getty has been helped to restore and conserve. The special installation beginning May 24 at the Getty Center off the 405 will feature a selection of works in marble […]