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A Hollyhock, 1682, Herman Saftleven (Dutch, 1609-1685). Watercolor, gouache and black chalk, 35.2 x 25.2 cm. © Christie's Images Limited (2014)

This Just In: Three Drawings from the Dutch Golden Age

A peasant portrait, botanical watercolor, and winter scene join the Getty Museum’s collection More»

University of São Paulo by Rafael Vianna Croffi on Flickr, CC BY 2.0.

Art Historical Books Bound for Brazil

179 boxes of books and journals are headed from Los Angeles to the University of Sao Paulo. More»

August 9, 1974 (Washington, D.C.)

Orange County Was Not Immune to the 1960s

Photographs and Memories Reveal the Darker Side of a Symbol of Postwar Suburban Order. Co-published with Zócalo Public Square. The Orange County Great Park in Irvine, California bills itself as “the first greatmetropolitan park of the 21st century,” but until recently… More»

Caption: Elana Mann, Villa Murmurs study, 2014: Photo: Jean-Paul Leonard, courtesy of the artist

Searching for Murmurs of History

What does history sound like? More»

Pectoral Cross / Greek
Photo © Benaki Museum, Athens

Curators’ Choice: Byzantine Treasures

Four treasures not to miss when you visit the Byzantine art exhibition at the Getty Villa. More»

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    Vicinity of Naples, New York / Minor White
    The Minor White Archive, Princeton University Art Museum, bequest of Minor White (MWA 55-48). © Trustees of Princeton University

    Transformed by Minor White

    “Two of Minor White’s images helped me to survive.” More»

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        The Chivalry Project in Person

        Join us Friday and Saturday, July 25 and 26, for the first two installments of our free manuscript-making workshops with artist Becca Lofchie at the Getty Center. Create and illustrate your own rule of chivalry, be it newly invented or tried and true! Handmade rules will be featured here on The Chivalry Project tumblr.

        11am to 3:30pm both days.

        Also to see: Chivalry in the Middle Ages, which inspired the project.

        The Fourth Trumpet (detail), about 1255. (Text 2014.) The J. Paul Getty Museum, Ms. Ludwig III 1, fol. 12v

        07/24/14

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