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The Divine Liturgy of Saint Basil in a liturgical scroll, Vermion, 1100s. Parchment, 26 x 10 in. Image courtesy of the National Library of Greece, Athens, cod 2759  [VEX.2014.2.73]

Medieval Masterpieces from Greece Now on View

The largest presentation of Byzantine art ever seen in Los Angeles begins on Greek Independence Day. More»

Polar Bear, 1976, Hiroshi Sugimoto (Japanese, born 1948), gelatin silver print, © Hiroshi Sugimoto, The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, Purchased with funds provided by the Photographs Council
© Hiroshi Sugimoto

Diorama-rama: History Behind Glass

Photographer Hiroshi Sugimoto plays with dioramas’ tension between real and fake, fact and spectacle. More»

Mt. Williamson, Sierra Nevada, from Manzanar, California / Ansel Adams
© 2014 The Ansel Adams Publishing Rights Trust

What Ansel Adams Taught Me

The photographer was nothing like this young artist imagined. More»
Pea tendrils with scallop / Getty Restaurant

Great Literature Inspires Culinary Creations for “Selected Shorts”

Two of life's pleasures come together this weekend: stories and food. More»
Arrr, Holden!

Art History Is for Kids!

Young (but savvy) pirate explorers conquer the Connecting Seas exhibition, offering some telling observations. More»

    Getty Voices

    First-person perspectives from the Getty community.

    Yakubu Al Hasan, Agbogbloshie Market, Accra, Ghana from the series Permanent Error / Pieter Hugo
    Purchased with funds provided by the Photographs Council. © Pieter Hugo

    Portraits of Africa, from Colonization to E-Waste | Getty Voices

    A curator of "Connecting Seas" at the Getty Research Institute explores the work of two photographers who portray the legacy of colonialism. More»

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    Frankincense tears, myrrh, stick cinnamon, and rose petals

    The Scent of Love: Ancient Perfumes

    Make your own sexy scents inspired by the recipes of the ancients. More»

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