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Conservators learn how to perform analysis of biological growth in a cemetery in Rome during the International Course on Stone Conservation. Photo: Scott Warren for the GCI

Conservation Tools: The USB Digital Microscope

Our series spotlighting tools used by Getty Conservation Institute staff continues with the USB microscope, which is portable, high-tech, and high-powered More»

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“We Are All the Same”: A Conversation with Josef Koudelka

What makes an artist? Questions for the great Czech photographer. More»

The Online Scholarly Catalogue Initiative, or OSCI, led by the Getty Foundation, is finding solutions for the complex task of creating museum publications in a free digital format.

Museum Catalogues from Eight Institutions You Can Now Read Online

Another online collections catalogue supported by the Getty Foundation has launched More»

Funerary Vessel with Phrixos on the Ram, 340–310 B.C., Attributed to the Phrixos Group. Created in Ceglie del Campo, Italy, Apulia. Terracotta, 18 1/2 in. diam. Antikensammlung, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin. © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Antikensammlung. Photo: Johannes Laurentius
Antikensammlung, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin. © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Antikensammlung. Photo: Johannes Laurentius

Three Ways to Avoid the Freeways: Transport Advice from Apulian Vases

Sick of driving? Hitch a ride on these mythical creatures. More»

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“I Declare War on All Europe”

A closer look at two propaganda posters from World War I More»

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    Memorial for the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall in a shopping mall
    Photo: Christof Zwiener

    How Should We Remember the Berlin Wall?

    “We believe that celebrations and congratulatory moments must give way to more creative engagement.” More»

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        What did death mean in Ancient life?

        An exhibition that looks at death and funerary practice through thirteen elaborate Apulian vases from Southern Italy now on view in Dangerous Perfection: Funerary Vases from Southern Italy!

        Funerary Vessel , South Italian, from Apulia, 340-310 B.C., terracotta red-figured volute krater< attributed to the Phrixos Group. Image © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Antikensammlung. Photo: Johannes Laurentius

        Funerary Vessel, South Italian, from Apulia, 350-325 B.C., terracotta red figured amphora attributed to the Darius Painter (the Hecuba Sub-Group).Image © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Antikensammlung. Photo: Johannes Laurentius

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