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Picnic #34, 2005, Masato Seto. 16 15/16 x 21 7/16 inches. J. Paul Getty Museum. Purchased with funds provided by the Photographs Council. © Masato Seto - See more at: http://blogs.getty.edu/iris/?p=19524&preview=true&preview_id=19524&preview_nonce=3c13e75aeb#sthash.F66nqPWm.dpuf

Music of a Megalopolis: A Playlist for “In Focus: Tokyo”

A music soundtrack for the exhibition “In Focus: Tokyo.” More»

Fragmentary Mug with a Youth Drinking from a Wine Cup, 510–500 B.C., attributed to near the Theseus Painter, vase-painter; and to the Heron Class, potter. Greek, made in Athens. Terracotta, 6 1/4 in. high. The J. Paul Getty Museum, 76.AE.127. Gift of Lynda and Max Palevsky

Acrobatic Feats of the Ancient Wine Party

Wine makes a man do strange things. More»

Venus on the Waves (detail), 1769, Francois Boucher. J. Paul Getty Museum.

Whale Tales and Sea Monsters

What is worse than a shark? Oh, that’s right. A lot. More»


Fashion Off the 405, Kids’ Edition

Kids have the loudest style, and we love that! More»

Detail of a wall painting in the Residence of the Caid, Kasbah Taourit, Ouarzazate, Morocco

Ksours and Kasbahs

One of Africa’s most important sites of earthen architecture is the focus of an international conservation project. More»

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    A Hollyhock, 1682, Herman Saftleven (Dutch, 1609-1685). Watercolor, gouache and black chalk, 35.2 x 25.2 cm. © Christie's Images Limited (2014)

    This Just In: Three Drawings from the Dutch Golden Age

    A peasant portrait, botanical watercolor, and winter scene join the Getty Museum’s collection More»

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        The idealized countryside painted by a native city dweller.

        This light and color study wasn’t meant for exhibition, but rather was a way for Corot to explore his new scenery outside of the studio. 

        Houses near Orleans, about 1830, Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot. J. Paul Getty Museum.


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