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The Getty Graffiti Black Book

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One of the first looks at some of the pages for the Getty Graffiti Black Book. We examined a few of our special collections volumes to compare illustrations.

A cross-century, cross-community collaboration between L.A. graffiti and tattoo artists—in the tradition of Albrecht Dürer. More»

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Time for a Manuscript Close-Up! Welcoming the Abbey Bible to the Museum

Erene Rafik Morcos documenting the Abbey Bible in the Manuscripts Study Room at the J. Paul Getty Museum

The 13th-century illuminated manuscript known as the Abbey Bible recently joined the collection of the Getty Museum—and when the special book arrived, the task of documenting it fell to me. This meant I had to spend a lot of time… More»

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      Stormy English energy has come to the West Coast. 

      Paintings by J.M.W. Turner are now on view at the Getty Center, and the accompanying catalog is just as rich and wonderful as the artworks.

      Take a peek!

      #NowReading is a series with @gettypubs that celebrates books, reading everywhere, and art.

      02/26/15

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