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The Getty “off the 405,” designed by Richard Meier and newly turned 15 years young

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L.A.’s People and Places, Brought to Life in Watercolor

Getty Center Central Garden, watercolor. Courtesy of and © Tayen Kim
Getty Center Central Garden, watercolor. Courtesy of and © Tayen Kim

Illustrator Tayen Kim goes sketching at wonderful places. More»

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A Night at the Museum: The 2016 Getty/USC Game Jam

The Daguerreotype Process

The Getty brings USC students together to create artful interactive games. More»

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Is Photography a Method of Social Control?

Murder of Madame Veuve Bol, Projection on a Vertical Plan, 1904, Album of Paris Crime Scenes, Alphonse Bertillon. Courtesy The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Murder of Madame Veuve Bol, Projection on a Vertical Plan from Album of Paris Crime Scenes, 1904, Alphonse Bertillon. Gelatin silver print, 9 1/16 x 11 7/16 in. Courtesy The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gilman Collection, Purchase, The Howard Gilman Foundation Gift, 2001 (2001.483.1–.172)

A new exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art explores photography from mug shots to crime scene photos, More»

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Friendship and Stewardship

Thomas / Mapplethorpe
© Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation

Remembering Robert as client, friend, and artist More»

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Getty Salad Garden: Julian Hoeber

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Julian Hoeber on the reality and mythology of being an artist. More»

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10 Tips for Making the Most of Tours at the Getty

Getty Center Move! Tour
Tours are for fun!

I went on a day of back-to-back museum tours, and here’s what I learned. More»

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Getty Salad Garden: Michael Parker

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On bowls as sculpture, the beauty of ugly fruit, and performance art. More»

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Getty Salad Garden: Robert Irwin

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Artist Robert Irwin shares his thoughts on creating art, gardens, and salads. More»

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What’s the Best Way to Learn Painting? Just Start!

Landscape
by Dinuk Magammana

Inspired by master paintings seen at the Getty, self-taught artist Dinuk Magammana began painting from imagination. More»

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What Can You Do with Kids at the Getty Center?

A girl shows off a mask she decorated in the Getty Center's Family Room

Visit the giant bug, create a scavenger hunt on the fly, and help yourself to the giant rolling lawn. More»

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