About: Sarah Waldorf

Greetings! I'm a social media coordinator in the Getty's web group. What does this mean? Basically, I stir up trouble and insist we generate new and challenging content for web. I'd like to continue the flow of ideas and creativity from the individual to the museum to the web.

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

This Is How Fun Looked in the 1850s

The Billiard Room, Mentmore House / Roger Fenton
The Billiard Room, Mentmore House, about 1858, Roger Fenton. Albumen silver print, 11 15/16 x 12 1/16 in. The J. Paul Getty Museum, 2001.27

There’s more to this game of billiards than meets the eye. More»

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Posted in Behind the Scenes, Gardens and Architecture

A Tree Gets Its Wings

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As a new tree reaches the end of its life, a new sun garden is born. More»

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Posted in Art, Manuscripts and Books

Beautiful Medieval Circles for Ultimate Pi Day

Astrological Chart, about 1405, Virgil Master. J. Paul Getty Museum.
Astrological Chart, about 1405, Virgil Master. J. Paul Getty Museum.

A few of our favorite medieval circles. More»

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Posted in Art, Behind the Scenes, Conservation

Join Three Color Experts for a Twitter Chat about Red

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Save the date for a Twitter chat with three experts on the art and science of red. More»

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Posted in Art, Behind the Scenes, J. Paul Getty Museum, Manuscripts and Books

#GettyCloser to Art Behind the Scenes

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Calling all art nerds for our next behind-the-scenes tweetup. More»

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Posted in Getty Center

Holiday Lights at the Getty Center through January 3

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Get sparkly with us this winter with special starry light projections, free hot cider, and luminous exhibitions. More»

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Posted in Art, Behind the Scenes, Photographs, Film, and Video

Mikiko Hara Answers Your Questions about Photography

Mikiko with her camera in front of her photograph on view in In Focus: Tokyo
Mikiko with her camera in front of her photograph on view in In Focus: Tokyo

10 questions for Japanese street photographer Mikiko Hara. More»

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Posted in Art, Behind the Scenes, Photographs, Film, and Video

Beyond Mikiko Hara’s Viewfinder

Untitled (Is As It), negative 1996; print about 2007, Mikiko Hara. Chromogenic print. 14 x 14 inches. J. Paul Getty Museum. Purchased with funds provided by the Photographs Council. © Mikiko Hara

Why do Mikiko Hara’s photographs look so familiar? More»

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Posted in Exhibitions and Installations, J. Paul Getty Museum

Peter Paul Rubens Unrolls in L.A.

It's almost up!
Tapestry © PATRIMONIO NACIONAL

See how Peter Paul Rubens’s enormous tapestries were installed at the Getty. More»

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Posted in Art, Behind the Scenes, Exhibitions and Installations, Getty Center, Getty Villa

Fall 2014 at the Getty

The Devil’s Bagpipes, lithograph in Kartinki—voina russkikh s nemtsami, 1914.
The Devil’s Bagpipes, lithograph in Kartinki—voina russkikh s nemtsami, 1914.

What’s coming up this fall? Too much to miss. More»

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      Drink like a Byzantine noble. 

      Made before the 9th century, this glass flask is actually light purple, but heavy weathering has transformed its color and iridescence. 

      04/19/15

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