Paintings

A View of J. Paul Getty
Portrait of J. Paul Getty, about 1970, Robert Oliver Skemp. Oil on canvas, 90.5 x 82.9 cm (35 5/8 × 32 5/8 in.). The J. Paul Getty Museum, 2003.96. ©Estate of Robert Oliver Skemp.

A View of J. Paul Getty

What we learned after researching portraits of the collector and businessman.

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Getty and University of Arizona Partner to Conserve Long-Lost Willem de Kooning Painting
University of Arizona staff at the inspection and authentication of the recovered de Kooning painting. Woman-Ochre, 1954–55, Willem de Kooning. Oil on canvas, 30 x 40 in. Artwork © 2019 The Willem de Kooning Foundation / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo: Bob Demers/UANews

Getty and University of Arizona Partner to Conserve Long-Lost Willem de Kooning Painting

Over thirty years after it was stolen from the University of Arizona, a de Kooning will be conserved at the Getty.

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Conservation Work Reveals the Hidden Revisions of Pontormo, Italian Renaissance Master
Visitation, 1528–1529, Pontormo (Jacopo Carucci). Oil on wood panel, 70 1/2 x 61 7/16 in. Parrocchia di San Michele Arcangelo a Carmignano (Prato). Su concessione della Soprintendenza Archeologia, Belle Arti e Paesaggio per la Città Metropolitana di Firenze e per le Province di Pistoia e Prato. Photo © Antonio Quattrone, Florence

Conservation Work Reveals the Hidden Revisions of Pontormo, Italian Renaissance Master

Study and treatment of a Renaissance altarpiece reveals new details about the artist’s working method, as well as his brilliant colors

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