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Summer Camp for Art Historians

Three summer institutes convene art historians to push digital art history forward. More»

Saint John's Vision of the Seven Candlesticks, 1917, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner. Getty Research Institute.

A Wartime Apocalypse, in Miniature

Tiny, feverish watercolors by Ernst Ludwig Kirchner express the anxious hopes of an entire generation of European artists. More»


3D Scanning Meets Ancient Art

Ancient art is the subject of a 3D scanning pilot at the Getty Museum. More»

Birth to death migration in Europe, according to the Getty’s Union List of Artist Names, cumulated over all time to CE 2012. Blue dots indicate the births of notable individuals; red dots indicate deaths. © Maximilian Schich, 2014

New Report Visualizes Cultural History through “Big Data”

Using science to map art history. More»

Saint Sophia Cathedral, anchor of Los Angeles's Greek Orthodox community and the Byzantine-Latino Quarter

Byzantine Los Angeles

A visit to the heart of L.A.’s Greek Orthodox community. 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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