Monthly Archives: November 2011

Posted in Getty Center

Getty Center Entrance to Get a Makeover (Updated)

Architect's rendering of redesigned Getty Center entrance

September 2012 update—Carmaggedon II rolls into town on Saturday and Sunday, September 29 and 30. The 405 will be closed from the 10 to the 101, and the Getty Center will also be CLOSED both days (Getty Villa open). As… More»

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Posted in Getty Research Institute

Women Curators Remember the L.A. Art Scene in the Sixties

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In the 1960s and ‘70s, L.A.’s art scene arrived. How this came about, and what it was like to be part of the big shift, was the focus of a recent conversation with curators Barbara Haskell, Jane Livingston, and Helene… More»

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Posted in Behind the Scenes, Education, Exhibitions and Installations, Getty Center, J. Paul Getty Museum, Photographs, Film, and Video

Snapshots: High School Students Photograph the Getty with Eileen Cowin

Eileen Cowin with students in the galleries of the J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center

On October 25, students from Torres High School in Los Angeles flashed their photographic skills at the Getty Center with guidance by acclaimed photographer Eileen Cowin. The visit was part of Community Photoworks, an annual project offered by the Getty… More»

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Posted in Antiquities, Exhibitions and Installations, Getty Villa, J. Paul Getty Museum

Ancient Art through Modern Eyes

Cycladic figures on display at the J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Villa

Have you ever come across a piece of ancient art that looked suspiciously…modern? It’s hard to believe that Cycladic figures, with their sleek minimalist outlines, were made more than 4,000 years before sculptors Constantin Brancusi and Henry Moore came along…. More»

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Al’s Wall

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Allen Ruppersberg is known for creating artworks that masquerade as ordinary objects, such as a diner, a hotel, a novel—and now, a wall. The artist spent a Thursday in September at the Getty Research Institute creating L.A. in the 70s,… More»

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