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Performance of Yvonne Rainer's Assisted Living: Good Sports 2 at DIA Beacon
Photo © Paula Court

Dancing Yvonne Rainer

Cerebral, challenging, enrapturing. What does it feel like to perform Yvonne Rainer’s work? More»

A child dressed in chain mail at a Getty Center family festival

A Curator “Visits” the Getty

Does a scholar of manuscripts art enjoy jousting, storytelling, and fun hats? Of course! More»

The Devil’s Bagpipes, lithograph in Kartinki—voina russkikh s nemtsami, 1914.

Fall 2014 at the Getty

What’s coming up this fall? Too much to miss. More»

Scan of a Knoedler stock book

Database of Knoedler Gallery Stock Books Now Online

New online: searchable records from the 19th-century stock books of famed art dealers Knoedler Gallery. More»

Drama at dusk at the Getty Villa

Experiencing Outdoor Theater at the Getty Villa

A taste of the outdoor theater experience at the Getty Villa. More»

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    Still from Adrift in Tokyo / 2007
    Courtesy of The Japan Foundation, Los Angeles

    Tokyo Stories

    Three filmmakers have radically different takes on the city of Tokyo. More»

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        I do not like crooked, twisted, blasted trees. I admire them much more if they are tall, straight, and flourishing. I do not like ruined, tattered cottages. I am not fond of nettles or thistles, or heath blossoms. I have more pleasure in a snug farm-house than a watch-tower—and a troop of tidy, happy villages please me better than the finest banditti in the world.”

        Marianne looked with amazement at Edward, with compassion at her sister. Elinor only laughed.

        —Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility, published on October 30, 1811

        Wooded Landscape by Paulus Lieder and Landscape with a Bare Tree and a Ploughman by Leon Bonvin, The J. Paul Getty Museum; Fantastic Oak Tree in the Woods, Carl Wilhelm Kolbe the Elder, The Getty Research Institute

        10/30/14

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