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Former intern Elsa Bourguinon with GCI’s Tom Roby working on the Hieroglyphic Stairway at Copán, Honduras in 2001. Photo: Richard Ross

Advancing Conservation Practice, One Intern At a Time

Graduate internships at the Getty Conservation Institute offer training in both conservation and leadership. More»

Color print of Queen Marie-Antoinette

Three Reasons to Love Marie-Antoinette

Before her ill-fated end, Marie-Antoinette was a peerless patron of the decorative arts. More»

Discussion panel during the Pacific Standard Time workshop at the Getty Center, October 2014

Art Historians Share Progress on Exhibitions for Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA

Work is in full swing on dozens of Pacific Standard Time exhibitions slated for 2017. More»

Wales, boy pushing pram / Bruce Davidson
© Bruce Davidson/Magnum Photos

Two American Photographers at Home

Two American photographers are united through a new exhibition at the Huntington. More»

Hello / Goodbye, an installation by Barbara Kruger at the Hammer Museum
Courtesy of Barbara Kruger. Photo: Brian Forrest

Barbara Kruger and L.A. Teenagers Team Up to Ask, “Whose Values?”

The contemporary artist will work with nearly 500 high schoolers to question, comment, and create. More»

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    Still from Adrift in Tokyo / 2007
    Courtesy of The Japan Foundation, Los Angeles

    Tokyo Stories

    Three filmmakers have radically different takes on the city of Tokyo. More»

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        This buff part of the male anatomy (above the crop!) was often emphasized among the sculpted gods and heroes of classical art. Here’s what to call it:

        • Aphrodite’s saddle
        • Hercules’ girdles
        • Athlete’s girdle
        • Apollo’s belt
        • Adonis belt
        • Poseidon’s fanny-pack (well, allegedly)

        The Lansdowne Herakles (detail), about A.D. 125, Roman. The J. Paul Getty Museum

        10/23/14

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