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»
The Original Ent?
The form of a man emerges from the roots of a tree shot by Eugene Atget in Saint-Cloud Park.
This photograph’s subject was unusual for the time and in fact Atget was criticized for trying “to make photographs look like paintings or charcoal drawings.”