Occasional columns highlight ongoing work centered on the Getty’s collections, exhibitions, partnerships, and projects.


Stories and unique finds from archives and special collections at the Getty Research Institute.

A new podcast in which artists, writers, curators, and scholars talk about their work.

An arts engagement project of Zócalo Public Square and the Getty.

Series logo for Keeping It ModernSharing the work of the Getty Foundation’s initiative to conserve 20th-century architecture around the world.

Spotlight on new acquisitions and newly digitized holdings of the J. Paul Getty Museum and the Getty Research Institute.

Following the research and conservation of Guercino’s Jacob Blessing the Sons of Joseph by conservators, scientists, and curators from the Getty Museum and National Gallery of Ireland.

Archived Series

2011–16
Views on the work and legacy of late-20th-century photographer Robert Mapplethorpe.
2015–16
Stories inspired by the exhibition Cave Temples of Dunhuang: Buddhist Art on China’s Silk Road.
2015–16
Conversations with creative people inspired by the Getty.
2015–16
Stories about food in art in medieval, Renaissance, and early modern Europe to complement the exhibitions The Edible Monument and Eat, Drink, and Be Merry.
2015–16
Curators and other experts illuminate the artistic legacy of the Sun King on the 300th anniversary of his death.
2015–16
Companion pieces to the Getty Salad Garden, an installation by artist Julia Sherman at the Getty Center.
2013–14
An experiment in social media rotation curation featuring first-person perspectives by members of the Getty community.
2011–12
Senior curator of manuscripts Elizabeth Morrison highlights details from manuscripts featured in the exhibition Gothic Grandeur.
2011–12
One artwork, one question.