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Philosophy Consoling Boethius and Fortune Turning the Wheel (detail) from The Consolation of Philosophy by Boethius, Coëtivy Master (Henri de Vulcop?), about 1460—70. The J. Paul Getty Museum, Ms. 42. Leaf 1v

The Wars to Come: Game of Thrones and Medieval Art

A medievalist’s-eye-view of Game of Thrones, season 5. More»

Left: Initial S: The Conversion of Saint Paul, attributed to Pisanello and the Master of the Antiphonal Q of San Giorgio Maggiore, probably northern Italy, about 1440-1450. The J. Paul Getty Museum, Ms. 41, verso. Right: The Italian wine region Colli Piacentini in the Emilia-Romagna province. Photo: Francesco Secchi (Wikimedia Commons)

Drink Like a Renaissance Prince

Wines good enough for a Renaissance prince. More»

The Billiard Room, Mentmore House / Roger Fenton

This Is How Fun Looked in the 1850s

There’s more to this game of billiards than meets the eye. More»

Still of Jasper Johns from Galaxie, Gregory R. Markopoulos

Gregory Markopoulos’s Film “Galaxie” Screens at the Getty

Free screening of a landmark film from the famously elusive director. More»

Figure for Landscape / Hepworth

Conserving Barbara Hepworth’s “Figure for Landscape”

Barbara Hepworth’s bronze figure is conserved. More»

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    #GettyJam Report—12 Museum Games Created in 30 Hours

    USC students pull al-nighters at the museum to create art games. More»

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