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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»


Make Your Own Tiara with Artist Marianne Sadowski

A crown fit for royalty…that doesn’t cost an arm and a leg. More»

Getty releases art history signature scent

Getty Releases Art History Cologne

Art, coming soon to a perfume counter near you. More»

Inner-City Arts

Creativity Blooms at Inner-City Arts on L.A.’s Skid Row

Getty staff team up to give back to Inner-City arts, a pearl of arts education in the chaos of L.A.’s concrete jungle. More»

Boy with Root Hands, New York, New York, 1971. Arthur Tress (American, born 1940). Gelatin silver print. The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles. © Arthur Tress.

Children in Another World: The Photographs of Arthur Tress

The inner lives of children take form in the American photographer’s surreal, compelling images. 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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    The Scent of Love: Ancient Perfumes

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

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