What's New

←Prev Next→

The Milkmaid / Vermeer

Vermeer Taught Me to Love Again

Vermeer changes a life. More»

Artist Karen Silton holding pieces of porcelain used to create a mosaic

Peacocks and Mosaics

An artist teams up with Getty visitors to create a mosaic for the community. More»

Make every game fun

How to Host a Game Like a Pro

How to play fun and fair. More»

blogeditDH0A0437

A Tree Gets Its Wings

As a new tree reaches the end of its life, More»

Getty Conservation Institute project specialist Tram Vo examines a color photographs with a handheld loupe

Conservation Tools: The Handheld Loupe

A handheld magnifying loupe helps conservators study historic photographs with the naked eye More»

    Featured Story

    s_DH0A9575

    #GettyJam Report—12 Museum Games Created in 30 Hours

    USC students pull al-nighters at the museum to create art games. More»

    Art News from Around the Web

    • Facebook

    • Twitter

    • Tumblr

      • photo from Tumblr

        Vermeer’s interiors make possible a sort of encounter in which the painting completely disappears in the viewing, and the viewer is what is seen into, and this is the key to Vermeer’s true design and the source of his work’s mystery.“

        —poet Michael White

        The Milkmaid, ca, 1660. Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

        Woman Reading a Letter, ca. 1663. Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

        Young Woman with a Water Pitcher, ca. 1662. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Marquand Collection, Gift of Henry G. Marquand, 1889. www.metmuseum.org

        03/28/15

    • Flickr