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An Introduction to the Drunken Satyr, A Rare Roman Bronze Being Studied and Conserved at the Getty Villa
J. Paul Getty Museum conservator William Shelley and preparator Rita Gomez assure the sculpture’s arrival in the Getty Villa conservation studios. Drunken Satyr, 1st century BC–1st century AD, Roman. Bronze, 137 cm high. Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, inv. 5628. Reproduced by agreement with the Ministry of Cultural Assets and Activities and Tourism. National Archaeological Museum of Naples – Restoration Office. Photo: Sarah Waldorf

An Introduction to the Drunken Satyr, A Rare Roman Bronze Being Studied and Conserved at the Getty Villa

A rare ancient Roman sculpture receives in-depth conservation treatment.

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Playing with Plato
From left to right: Play-Doh, 1994–2014, Jeff Koons. Polychromed aluminum, 124 × 152 1/4 × 137 in. Collection of the artist, © Jeff Koons; Head of Plato, mid-3rd century, Roman. Marble, H: 14 3/16 in. The J. Paul Getty Museum, 73.AA.16; La Habana–Venere Cubana, 2015, Michelangelo Pistoletto. Silkscreen on polished supermirror stainless steel, 98 7/16 × 49 3/16 in. Courtesy of the artist and GALLERIA CONTINUA, San Gimignano/Beijing/Les Moulins/Habana. Photo by Ela Bialkowska

Playing with Plato

Contemporary artists in conversation with Plato.

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