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New Digital Publication Reveals the Workings of Art History

Pietro Mellini’s Inventory in Verse, 1681 - home page
The GRI’s first born-digital publication, Pietro Mellini’s Inventory in Verse, 1681

New born-digital book offers a new model for publishing in art history. More»

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Inspiration for the Next Generation

Getty Books in the Classroom - free resources for teaching with art

New resource for teaching with art features suggested books, lesson plans, and discussion questions. More»

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Online Museum Collection Catalogues, Mantra and Metaphor

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What do you want to be, a grocery store or a restaurant? More»

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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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Museum Catalogues from Eight Institutions You Can Now Read Online

The Online Scholarly Catalogue Initiative, or OSCI, led by the Getty Foundation, is finding solutions for the complex task of creating museum publications in a free digital format.
The Online Scholarly Catalogue Initiative, or OSCI, led by the Getty Foundation, is finding solutions for the complex task of creating museum publications in a free digital format.

Another online collections catalogue supported by the Getty Foundation has launched More»

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My Lifelong Quest for Color

Stained glass window at Chartres Cathedral
Stained glass window at Chartres Cathedral. Photo: Fr Lawrence Lew, O.P., CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Writer Victoria Finlay devotes her life to uncovering the human stories behind colors More»

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New Digital Publication Zooms in on Claude Monet

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New digital catalogue from the Art Institute of Chicago lets you get up close and personal with Monet’s brushstrokes. More»

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What Is a Page in the Digital Age?

On Performativity / Walker Art Center
View of the Walker’s new OSCI publication, On Performativity. Image courtesy Walker Art Center

A new crop of digital museum catalogues reinvents the page for the 21st century. More»

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Getty from 3 to 5pm: Museum Guidebooks, Then and Now

The Penitent Madgalene / Titian, from The J. Paul Getty Museum Guidebook, second edition

Guidebooks from the ’50s join our Virtual Library. More»

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The Human Predicament, in Pastel

Waiting / Degas
Owned jointly with the Norton Simon Art Foundation, Pasadena

An enigmatic pastel shows Degas’s talent for drawing human psychology. More»

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      Crystal crouching Venus from the 1st century B.C.

      Statuettes like this one can help preserve the original (now lost) large-scale sculpture’s appearance, and capture the trends in the depictions of popular goddesses from that time.

      04/28/15

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