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, […]

Getty Museum Shows Dramatic Nature of Rousseau

Getty Museum Shows Dramatic Nature of Rousseau

A new exhibition at the Getty Center in Los Angeles, “Unruly Nature: The Landscapes of Théodore Rousseau” illustrates why he is often considered one of the great French painters in the second half of the 19th century. The show at J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center, which opened Tuesday, presents a rich array of […]