Nigel McGilchrist

Posted in Antiquities, J. Paul Getty Museum

My Odyssey through the Aegean Islands

Paros marble, Milos Obsidian, and Naxos emery

Art historian and archaeologist Nigel McGilchrist is taking us to the Aegean—and you can come along! On January 13, he’ll give a free illustrated talk at the Getty Villa on his nearly seven years exploring seventy of these beautiful islands,… More»

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      18th century airbrushing.

      Blended pastel creates a velvety surface. The artist, Rosalba Carriera, often made teste di fantasia or fanciful renderings of beautiful women with a mythological appearance.

      03/26/15

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