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Revitalizing Barbara Hepworth’s Figure for Landscape

Figure 3: Figure for Landscape, 1960, Barbara Hepworth. Bronze. The J. Paul Getty Museum, Gift of Fran and Ray Stark, 2005.108. © Bowness. After treatment on the Fran and Ray Sculpture Terrace.
Figure 3: Figure for Landscape, 1960, Barbara Hepworth. Bronze. The J. Paul Getty Museum, Gift of Fran and Ray Stark, 2005.108. © Bowness. After treatment on the Fran and Ray Sculpture Terrace.

A behind-the-scenes look at restoring Barbara Hepworth’s 1960 sculpture “Figure for Landscape.” More»

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Posted in Exhibitions and Installations, J. Paul Getty Museum, Sculpture and Decorative Arts

Poem for a Boxer at Rest

Detail of the Seated Boxer
Museo Nazionale Romano—Palazzo Massimo alle Terme, Rome. Su concessione del Ministero dei beni e delle attività culturali e del turismo—Soprintendenza Speciale per il Colosseo, il Museo Nazionale Romano e l’area archeologica di Roma. Photo © Vanni Archive / Art Resource, NY

“In composing a poem inspired by the Boxer, it was natural for me to speak from his point of view.” More»

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Experiencing Outdoor Theater at the Getty Villa

Drama at dusk at the Getty Villa

A taste of the outdoor theater experience at the Getty Villa. More»

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Posted in Getty Foundation, J. Paul Getty Museum, Photographs, Film, and Video

Grad Intern Diary: Lisa Banks

Lisa Banks

Digital media, the internship. More»

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Posted in Art, Education, J. Paul Getty Museum

19 New Videos Show How to Engage Students with Art

Teaching Channel videos behind the scenes

How to teach with art, for teachers and parents. More»

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Watch Charlie Chaplin’s “Shoulder Arms” Online

Charles Chaplin / Shoulder Arms

An uneasy collision of violence and comedy around World War I. More»

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Posted in Behind the Scenes, J. Paul Getty Trust

2014 by the Numbers

Jim Cuno: The Getty in 2014 by the numbers

The year in review, infographic style. More»

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Posted in Art, Publications

How Much Do You Know about Color?

Brilliant History of Color quiz

Take this quiz to learn how much you *really* know about the rainbow. More»

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Posted in Behind the Scenes, J. Paul Getty Museum, Paintings

A Week in the Life of Manet’s “Spring”

Hanging Manet's Spring in the Getty Center, West Pavilion

Watch the arrival of Manet’s painting Spring, from delivery van to gallery wall. More»

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      Gauguin’s Monotypes

      Gauguin is known for his paintings, but also was a skilled maker of the traced monotype. The pencil drawing shows the marks and gestures that Gauguin used to produce the monotype which evokes the erotic dreamscapes that characterize so much of his later work.

      Does the head look familiar? Maybe you’ve seen this horned figure before?

      See more of Gauguin’s monotypes for free from the @philamuseum here, made available through the Getty Research Portal.


      This week’s pick from the Getty Research Portal, a one-stop shop for public domain art history books.

      02/12/16

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