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Getty Center Central Garden, watercolor. Courtesy of and © Tayen Kim

L.A.’s People and Places, Brought to Life in Watercolor

Illustrator Tayen Kim goes sketching at wonderful places. More»

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The Inside Scoop on the Getty’s Spring Garden

“Any plant can find its moment in the Central Garden.” More»

Details from two Medieval Christian artworks: The Dream of Pope Sergius, late 1430s, Workshop of Rogier van der Weyden, and The Meeting of the Three Kings, with David and Isaiah, before 1480, Master of the St. Bartholomew Altarpiece
Details from two Medieval Christian artworks: The Dream of Pope Sergius, late 1430s, Workshop of Rogier van der Weyden, and The Meeting of the Three Kings, with David and Isaiah, before 1480, Master of the St. Bartholomew Altarpiece

Improving Access to Medieval Christian Images

A new digital art history project aim to unlock layers of meaning in medieval art More»

Detail of the face and shoulders of the Statue of a Victorious Youth / Greek

Poem for a Victorious Athlete

Of time, frailty, and fleeting victories. More»

Joy Mazurek, assistant scientist at the Getty Conservation Institute, sampling a mummy portrait

Unlocking the Secrets of Ancient Egyptian Funerary Portraits through Modern Technology

Funerary portraits yield their secrets. More»

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    Map of historic Silk Road trade routes

    Traveling the Silk Road—By Database

    Browse sites on the Silk Road through this free Getty database. More»

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        Composed from memories and from drawings made during his travels in Italy, Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot painted this view for the Paris Salon of 1839. A dramatic colored sky and a few lone figures appealed to the melancholic sensibilities of the Romantic critics of the time.

        05/01/16

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