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Hamlet thought he could do it. The prince believed he could exert control over the narrative of his life’s major events and the part he played in their grim culmination.

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Post image for Richest Gathering of Hellenistic Bronzes in Centuries Goes on Tour

In Power and Pathos: Bronze Sculpture of the Hellenistic World, opened last week at Florence’s Palazzo Strozzi, more Greek bronzes are assembled than ever before in the modern age.

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Getty Museum Sets 4,600 Images Free

by Hrag Vartanian on August 13, 2013

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Yesterday, the J. Paul Getty Trust announced that they will be “making roughly 4,600 high-resolution images of the Museum’s collection free to use, modify, and publish for any purpose.”

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If 2012 saw museums like the Walker and the New Museum embrace the medium of the internet with redesigned websites and social media presences, 2013 might signal a renaissance for museums and multimedia. Both the Getty and the Metropolitan Museum have just launched new photo and video initiatives.

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Post image for OMG…Now I Know: How to Protect Your Antique Statues During an Earthquake

The Getty Museum has come up with a video to demonstrate how to save your precious sculptures during an earthquake. Thanks, Getty!

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Post image for Getty Launches Pacific Standard Time Archive (Plus Advice for Artists Needing $$)

The Getty has launched a comprehensive Pacific Standard Time at the Getty Center archive online for art-lovers slash internet-junkies.

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