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Rodin Joins the Impressionists

Rodin’s Christ and Mary Magdalene has a new home at the Getty. More»

19th-century mummy, Burgio, Sicily (detail)
Photo courtesy of and © Paul Koudounaris

Are Westerners Weird about Death?

“After the Enlightenment, we made a very determined effort to ghettoize the dead.” More»

Thomas / Mapplethorpe
Jointly acquired by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, with funds provided by The David Geffen Foundation and The J. Paul Getty Trust. The J. Paul Getty Museum, 2011.7.31. © Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation

Coming in 2016: Robert Mapplethorpe

A major retrospective of the artist’s work is coming in March 2016. More»

#MusePose - Ideal Female Heads

Be a Fool for Art

More fun posing with art! More»


Explore Renaissance Italy from Your Laptop

New online exhibition features 100 beautiful Renaissance illuminations from northern Italy. 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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