The artist’s remarkably detailed records offer a huge boon to conservation science. More»
What drove artist Harry Smith to collect paper airplanes on the streets of New York? More»
The Getty Research Institute and Artstor partner to offer 1,500 digitized images by the prolific photographer. More»
In Hitchcock’s Rear Window, voyeurism morphs into an inverted reflection of our own fears and desires. More»
For the clocks in the Getty Museum’s collection, time stands eternally still. More»
The Whale Warehouse
The public only gets to see a carefully curated version of the collections at natural history museums. Hidden from view, there's a second museum, sprawling in scope. No place is more hidden than the Whale Warehouse.
The Cyrus Cylinder & Ancient Persia: A New Beginning
The Fahring Foundation provides insight into the significance of the ancient Cyrus Cylinder at the Getty Villa through December 8, 2013.
A whimsical video by Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum displays the life of Rembrandt on Facebook. (See Rembrandt Laughing at the Getty Center.)
What You're Saying
Los jardines, la vista, y las exposiciones son preciosas! (The gardens, the view, and the exhibits are beautiful!)
—Eliza commenting on visiting the Getty
Art News from Around the Web
A gleaming art gallery is breathing new life into a former coal mining town in northern France. One year since the Louvre opened a sister gallery in Lens, it has attracted 750,000 visitors.
A beautiful slideshow displays 15 drawings recently exhibited at the Galleria dell'Accademia in Venice, Italy, that brought together 52 works by the Renaissance master Leonardo Da Vinci.
How did the White House Cézannes escape the Nazi plunder that captured the bravura painting Saint Catherine of Alexandria by Bernardo Strozzi which was recently returned to its rightful owner?
Exhibitions and talks make up a small part of what a museum does. For example, institutions like the Getty Research Institute and others are busy digitizing their collections to bring them to the general public.
An inventor in Texas—the subject of a new documentary by the magicians Penn & Teller—may have solved the riddle of how Vermeer used a camera obscura to paint masterpieces.
German authorities released images of dozens of graphics by Edvard Munch, Max Liebermann and Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec among a trove of art stashed for decades in a Munich apartment.
Taped live at Getty Center, this Modern Art Notes Podcast features Serge Guilbaut, the editor of the recently published Chatting with Henri Matisse: The Lost 1941 Interview from Getty Publications.
There are multiple locations for graffiti murals at the Hurley headquarters. Now they are bringing art to life inside and all over the skate park.