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A Pop Soundtrack to the Getty Collection, Vol. 1

Music shows off the collection in a new light. More»

Portrait of James Christie (1730 - 1803)

“Who is this man named J. P. Getty?” M. Knoedler & Co. and Getty the Collector

J. Paul Getty, the mysterious art hunter. More»

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Bringing Barbara Kruger’s “Whose Values” into the Classroom

A new lesson plan brings Barbara Kruger’s question-based art project to life for teachers and students More»

Portrait of Louis XIV / after Hyacinthe Rigaud

The Height of Fashion

Louis XIV and the craze for high heels. More»

Volvelle Animation

Decoding the Medieval Volvelle

It’s part timepiece, part floppy disk, and part crystal ball. More»

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    Interior and sculpture of a bodhisattva in Cave 275 / Cave Temples of Dunhuang
    © The Dunhuang Academy

    14 Fascinating Facts about the Cave Temples of Dunhuang

    A look at one of the cultural and artistic wonders of the world. More»

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        Ancient Bronzes Visit  Los Angeles

        Rare, powerful, beautiful, and unusual sculptures from the Ancient world demonstrate the innovations in technique, portraiture, and subject matter during the Hellenistic Period. 

        What is a Hellenistic Bronze? Here’s our explainer on the Getty Iris blog.


        Installation views with objects (in order top to bottom) courtesy of The National Archaeological Museum, Athens, the Republic of Croatia, Ministry of Culture and the Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, Antikensammlung, and Archaeological Museum of Kalymnos.

        is this the exhibition that just closed in Florence?

        Yes! It was at the Palazzo Strozzi, and will continue to the National Gallery of Art, DC in December.

        07/28/15

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