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Black-Booker from Kartinki—voina russkikh s nemtsami (Pictures–The Russian War with the Germans), 1914. Getty Research Institute.

A Cartoon Is a Deadly Weapon

How simple drawings can foment political upheaval.

StoryCorps interview featuring two African American men
Photo: Rob Lowell, courtesy of StoryCorps

Participate in StoryCorps at the Getty

Take part in an oral history project this March. More»

Norham Castle, Sunrise / JMW Turner
Tate: Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856. Photo © Tate, London 2014

“The Sun Is God”: JMW Turner in Los Angeles

J. M. W. Turner would have felt right at home in Los Angeles. More»


#MusePose Gets Physical

What’s next in our monthly Instagram challenge? Bring a friend… More»


Expanding Access: Devotion and Objects

A medieval Qur’an and a study day for American Muslim scholars. 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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        JMW Turner created highlights by scratching off paint with a fingernail that he kept long just for that special task.


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