A room full of Franz Xaver Messerschmidt’s Character Heads—currently at the Getty Center as part of the exhibition Messerschmidt and Modernity—may be the best place in L.A. right now to observe neurobiological reactions to human expression. The heads are not… More»
Ancient Bronzes Visit Los Angeles
Rare, powerful, beautiful, and unusual sculptures from the Ancient world demonstrate the innovations in technique, portraiture, and subject matter during the Hellenistic Period.
What is a Hellenistic Bronze? Here’s our explainer on the Getty Iris blog.
Installation views with objects (in order top to bottom) courtesy of The National Archaeological Museum, Athens, the Republic of Croatia, Ministry of Culture and the Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, Antikensammlung, and Archaeological Museum of Kalymnos.
is this the exhibition that just closed in Florence?
Yes! It was at the Palazzo Strozzi, and will continue to the National Gallery of Art, DC in December.