My relationship with the Getty began when I was still an undergrad studying architecture and the history of art. As a junior I applied... Read More
Author: Erene Rafik Morcos
I’m a curatorial assistant in the Department of Manuscripts at the J. Paul Getty Museum, and perform an assortment of curatorial duties with our manuscripts including coordinating documentation initiatives for new acquisitions, hunting down and compiling bibliographic information about the pieces in our collection, and co-curating a manuscript exhibition: Gothic Grandeur: Manuscript Illumination 1200–1350. I hold a bachelor’s degree with concentrations in both architecture and art history from Yale University and am currently contemplating my next academic steps.
The 13th-century illuminated manuscript known as the Abbey Bible recently joined the collection of the Getty Museum—and when the special book arrived, the task... Read More