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Joy Mazurek of the Getty Conservation Institute with a GC/MS instrument

Conservation Tools: The GC/MS Instrument

This scientific tool helps conservators understand artwork from the tiniest of samples. More»


Everything You Wanted to Know about Medieval Arms and Armor

Come see how arms and armor are made in free demos at the Getty Center. More»

Ellen Lauren as Persian Queen Atossa against a backdrop of golden drapery

A Guide to Aeschylus’s “Persians”

A theater-goer’s guide to the western world’s oldest play. More»

Picnic #34, 2005, Masato Seto. 16 15/16 x 21 7/16 inches. J. Paul Getty Museum. Purchased with funds provided by the Photographs Council. © Masato Seto - See more at: http://blogs.getty.edu/iris/?p=19524&preview=true&preview_id=19524&preview_nonce=3c13e75aeb#sthash.F66nqPWm.dpuf

Music of a Megalopolis: A Playlist for “In Focus: Tokyo”

A music soundtrack for the exhibition “In Focus: Tokyo.” More»

Fragmentary Mug with a Youth Drinking from a Wine Cup, 510–500 B.C., attributed to near the Theseus Painter, vase-painter; and to the Heron Class, potter. Greek, made in Athens. Terracotta, 6 1/4 in. high. The J. Paul Getty Museum, 76.AE.127. Gift of Lynda and Max Palevsky

Acrobatic Feats of the Ancient Wine Party

Wine makes a man do strange things. More»

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    Aeschylus’s Persian Queen: An Actor’s Craft

    Bringing alive an ancient queen. More»

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        She’s young, she’s vulnerable, she’s uncertain. 

        She’s a young girl facing the outside world scaled for grown-ups. The daughter of a composer, a friend of the artist, is depicted here in an off-balanced porch, in front of a closed door, with quite the haunting gaze.

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        Eye-to-eye connects the peoples of yesterday to you through art.

        Jeanne Kefer, 1885, Fernand Khnopff. J. Paul Getty Museum.


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