The Augsburg Display Cabinet—the Getty Museum’s 17th-century “cabinet of curiosities” on display starting tomorrow in our New Galleries for Medieval and Renaissance Sculpture and Decorative Arts—is both a work of art and an early prototype of museums. With dozens of… More»
It’s World Turtle Day! ‘Nuff said.
- Pendant bell: turtle, A.D. 800-1200, Pre-Columbian. Gold. Dallas Museum of Art
- Turtle Group, early 19th century, Kano Tomokazu. Wood with inlays. Los Angeles County Museum of Art, lacma
- The Entry of the Animals into Noah’s Ark, 1613, Jan Brueghel the Elder. The J. Paul Getty Museum