The third issue of the Getty Research Journal has just been published. Each year, the Journal presents new research on the Getty’s broad holdings... Read More
I joined the Getty Research Institute in September 2009 as a postdoctoral fellow, working on the Pacific Standard Time research initiative. I moved to Los Angeles directly after finishing my PhD at the University of Essex, UK, and will be here until 2011. I'm relishing this opportunity to extend my research, which focuses on California artists and poets in the 1950s, and to contribute to all aspects of the project, including the exhibition, publications, and related events.
How do you hold a “secret exhibition”? In 1957, Los Angeles artist George Herms did just that, setting up his assemblage sculptures among the... Read More