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Out the Window / Ann Kameko
Photo courtesy of Ann Kameko

Does Art Belong on a City Bus?

An artist creates an urban opera set inside a bus, with joyful movement as the plot. More»

Photo courtesy of the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports

A Trip through Byzantine Greece

Three stunning sites in Greece are home to remarkable Byzantine art and architecture. More»

The King of Cyprus Killed by His Brothers, from Froissart’s Chronicles (Book Three), Master of the Getty Froissart, 1480-83.  Tempera colors, gold leaf, gold paint, and ink on parchment, 18 7/8 x 13 ¾ in. (48 x 35 cm). The J. Paul Getty Museum, Ms. Ludwig XIII 7, fol. 80

Medieval Reading for Our Favorite “Game of Thrones” Characters

Books our favorite “Game of Thrones” characters should consult before heading into season 4. More»

Rachel Rivenc examines a mock-up made from unsaturated polyester resin using compositions corresponding to those used by Los Angeles-based artists in the 1960s and 1970s

The Flawless L.A. Look

Conservation scientists are working with L.A. artists to conserve their delicate sculpture. More»

Head of Aphrodite, A.D. 1–100, Roman, made in Athens, Greece. Marble, 15 3/4 in. high. National Archaeological Museum, Athens. Image courtesy of the National Archaeological Museum, Athens
National Archaeological Museum, Athens

The Christian Empire that Grew from Classical Roots

Why is this marble head of Aphrodite incised with a Christian cross? More»

    Getty Voices

    First-person perspectives from the Getty community.

    Yakubu Al Hasan, Agbogbloshie Market, Accra, Ghana from the series Permanent Error / Pieter Hugo
    Purchased with funds provided by the Photographs Council. © Pieter Hugo

    Portraits of Africa, from Colonization to E-Waste | Getty Voices

    A curator of "Connecting Seas" at the Getty Research Institute explores the work of two photographers who portray the legacy of colonialism. More»

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    Frankincense tears, myrrh, stick cinnamon, and rose petals

    The Scent of Love: Ancient Perfumes

    Make your own sexy scents inspired by the recipes of the ancients. More»

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