J. Paul Getty Museum
Art snapshots, exhibitions and events news, curator’s essays, and more from the Getty Museum.
Pamela Reed rips into the role of murderous queen Clytemnestra in Sophocles’ Elektra with gusto. She creates a character that reviewers have described as... Read More
“I will not participate in that patriarchy!” That was Olympia Dukakis’s reaction, almost 25 years ago, when director Carey Perloff approached her about starring... Read More
“A living, pulsing world” is what composer, cellist, and vocalist Bonfire Madigan Shive set out to create with her music for the Villa’s outdoor... Read More
What is it like to perform Greek tragedy in an outdoor theater setting? The director, the composer and musical director, and cast members of... Read More
Palms Elementary was our partner this year for Art Together, a pilot program that invited students to explore the Museum in depth over multiple... Read More
We continue our look at intriguing but lesser-known works from the Getty’s collection with two more off-the-beaten-path tips from Museum educators. In a previous... Read More