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Saint Sophia Cathedral, anchor of Los Angeles's Greek Orthodox community and the Byzantine-Latino Quarter

Byzantine Los Angeles

A visit to the heart of L.A.’s Greek Orthodox community. More»

A boy is never too young to practice being a gentleman.
Initial T: The Apostles; Boys Playing a Game, about 1320-25, in Breviary. The J. Paul Getty Museum, Ms. Ludwig IX 2, fols. 356v–357.

A Better World through Chivalry

Chivalry gets a 21st-century, multi-generational spin through these artists’ workshops. More»


Fashion Off the 405

What are our visitors wearing to stay cool this summer? More»


What Mask Do You Wear?

What is the Mobile Arts Platform and why should you tell us what mask you wear? More»

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»

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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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        Mission style or “Spanish Colonial” architecture is a California signature. San Luis Rey de Francia was founded in 1798, yet shares many of the features of Los Angeles’ Union Station. Compare with The Huntington’s capture of the station to see just how similar in line and form these buildings really are. 

        We’re teaming up The Huntington’s tumblr to bring you historic Los Angeles images on Wednesdays through August 6 as part of No Further West.

        Mission, San Luis Rey de Francia, 1880, Carleton Watkins. J. Paul Getty Museum.


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