Author: Emily Beeny

I’m associate curator of drawings at the J. Paul Getty Museum. Before recently returning to the Getty, where I was previously curatorial assistant in the Department of Paintings, I was associate curator at the Norton Simon Museum and assistant curator at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

Labeling Turner

Writing the gallery label for a painting can sometimes feel like an art form in itself, a kind of circumscribed descriptive poetry not unrelated... Read More