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Watch the Oakes Brothers’ Drawing of the Getty Take Shape, Line by Line

The Oakes Brothers in the Central Garden at the Getty Center, 2011

See artist-brothers Ryan and Trevor Oakes live-sketch the Central Garden. More»

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Barbara Kruger and L.A. Teenagers Team Up to Ask, “Whose Values?”

Installation of Barbara Kruger's Whose Values in the Museum Entrance Hall

The contemporary artist worked with over 400 high schoolers to question, comment, and create. More»

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Art for the Whole Body

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New tours combine movement, mindfulness, and sharing to engage with art “below the neck.” More»

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Everything You Wanted to Know about Medieval Arms and Armor

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

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What Mask Do You Wear?

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What is the Mobile Arts Platform and why should you tell us what mask you wear? More»

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“L.A. Summer of Learning” Turns the City into an Open-Air Classroom

Los Angeles Summer of Learning

Make your own summer camp with this new citywide program. More»

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Free Summer Fun at the Getty

Families participating in Family Art Stops
Families participating in Family Art Stops

Hands-on art programs for kids of all ages at the Getty this summer. More»

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Make Your Own Tiara with Artist Marianne Sadowski

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A crown fit for royalty…that doesn’t cost an arm and a leg. More»

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Art History Is for Kids!

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

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Learning from Snowflakes

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A seemingly simple pop-up book can be the springboard to teach kids about identity and individuality. More»

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      Gold snake bracelet, worn on the wrist

      Romano-Egyptian, 3rd - 2nd century B.C. 

      Source: The J. Paul Getty Museum

      In the Hellenistic period, gold made available by new territorial conquests flooded the Greek world. 

      Combined with social and economic changes that created a wealthy clientele with a taste for luxury, this availability led to an immense outpouring of gold jewelry to meet the demand.

      Here’s a closer view of the detailing of the cross-hatching.

      05/05/16

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