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Spring (Jeanne Demarsy) / Manet

This Just In: Édouard Manet’s “Spring”

For Manet, fashion and the femininity were metaphors for the skilled artifice of painting itself. More»

Spring as installed at the Getty Museum / Edouard Manet

The Radical Artistic Vision of Manet’s “Spring”

This beautiful painting contains the germ of modern art as we know it. More»

Conservators learn how to perform analysis of biological growth in a cemetery in Rome during the International Course on Stone Conservation. Photo: Scott Warren for the GCI

Conservation Tools: The USB Digital Microscope

Our series spotlighting tools used by Getty Conservation Institute staff continues with the USB microscope, which is portable, high-tech, and high-powered More»


“We Are All the Same”: A Conversation with Josef Koudelka

What makes an artist? Questions for the great Czech photographer. More»

The Online Scholarly Catalogue Initiative, or OSCI, led by the Getty Foundation, is finding solutions for the complex task of creating museum publications in a free digital format.

Museum Catalogues from Eight Institutions You Can Now Read Online

Another online collections catalogue supported by the Getty Foundation has launched More»

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    Hanging Manet's Spring in the Getty Center, West Pavilion

    A Week in the Life of Manet’s “Spring”

    Watch the arrival of Manet’s painting Spring, from delivery van to gallery wall. More»

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        Our security director cases LEGO®’s Museum Break-In Set, finds alarming flaws:

        I conducted a security assessment of this museum and discovered that the “precious objects” are only marginally secured. I’d recommend to this museum’s staff to use some sturdy mounts with tamper-proof fasteners and perhaps some alarm sensors.

        Casing This Museum Is Child’s Play


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