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Belvedere Antinous - detail of head and torso / Tacca

A Bronze God for the Sun King

Travels of a bronze Hermes, from Florence to Paris to L.A. More»


What You Wrote About Your Deepest Fears

You shared, we listened. More»

Group photo from the Mojada reading at the Getty Villa

Getting to Know You

Playwright Luis Alfaro is remaking Euripides’ Medea for Los Angeles. More»

Seeley Brothers, manufacturers of Averill Paint, ready for use

A Look Inside the Getty’s Conservation Collection

From reference tomes to textile cuttings, a collection for every conservation query. More»

Amphorae excavated at Lattes, France
Photo: Michael Dietler

Vinum, Vidi, Vici

How did wine first come to France? More»

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    Interior and sculpture of a bodhisattva in Cave 275 / Cave Temples of Dunhuang
    © The Dunhuang Academy

    14 Fascinating Facts about the Cave Temples of Dunhuang

    A look at one of the cultural and artistic wonders of the world. More»

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        Ancient Bronzes Visit  Los Angeles

        Rare, powerful, beautiful, and unusual sculptures from the Ancient world demonstrate the innovations in technique, portraiture, and subject matter during the Hellenistic Period. 

        What is a Hellenistic Bronze? Here’s our explainer on the Getty Iris blog.

        Installation views with objects (in order top to bottom) courtesy of The National Archaeological Museum, Athens, the Republic of Croatia, Ministry of Culture and the Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, Antikensammlung, and Archaeological Museum of Kalymnos.


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