About: Will Lanni, Web Production Specialist

Born and raised in Los Angeles, CA, I graduated from CalArts with a BFA. I worked for Disney, then spent over 10 years in Seattle as a partner in a small web development and design firm. I am a bass player and singer, and I spend a lot of time thinking about football.

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Posted in Architecture and Design, Art & Archives, Getty Research Institute, Prints and Drawings, technology, Voices

Getty Voices: From Paint to Pixels

Four color spheres
In Philipp Otto Runge, Farben-Kugel (Hamburg, 1810), plate opposite p. 15 Hand-colored etchings 85-B14217 Research Library, The Getty Research Institute

How do you transform a 19th-century watercolor into a digital logo? More»

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      Gold snake bracelet, worn on the wrist

      Romano-Egyptian, 3rd - 2nd century B.C. 

      Source: The J. Paul Getty Museum

      In the Hellenistic period, gold made available by new territorial conquests flooded the Greek world. 

      Combined with social and economic changes that created a wealthy clientele with a taste for luxury, this availability led to an immense outpouring of gold jewelry to meet the demand.

      Here’s a closer view of the detailing of the cross-hatching.

      05/05/16

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