This year, the Getty initiative known as Pacific Standard Time has focused on the very broad categories of Latino and Latin American art. How we talk about these categories matters.
Illuminating Women in the Medieval World at the Getty Center in Los Angeles explores the lives of women in the Middle Ages through their representation in illuminated manuscripts.
The Friday Flights performance series invites artists to engage with the less-explored corners of the Getty’s sprawling campus and use it as an unconventional stage.
On May 11 and 12, the Getty Center is hosting a symposium on the beginnings of art, archaeology, and ethnography museums in Latin America.
The Getty Center in Los Angeles opens the first survey of Thomas Annan, who photographed Glasgow during industrialization.
Rather than an occult secret, alchemy is revealed in The Art of Alchemy at the Getty Center to be a prominent force in everything from medicine to color.
Walk into a gallery of 17th- or 18th-century French paintings and prepare to be blinded by the gilding that encircles each work like an overwrought halo.
LOS ANGELES — It was still dark when I set off on the uncrowded freeway, the few other people on the road either partiers coming home late or workers on their way to the early shift.
Following closely in the digital footsteps of the University of California Press, the Getty Center in Los Angeles yesterday made 250 of its art books freely available online.
LOS ANGELES — A small room at the Getty Center in Los Angeles contains the entire history of architectural photography. In fewer than thirty photographs, In Focus: Architecture charts the timeline of the medium since it usurped drawing as the primary means of building documentation in the mid-nineteenth century.
Carmageddon 2011 might chiefly be remembered as the big transportation nightmare that wasn’t: an accelerated work schedule, coupled with a couple million people in the Los Angeles area realizing they didn’t need to drive anywhere last weekend after all, meant that the anticipated citywide gridlock and marathon traffic jams never came to pass. Which is too bad, because we really like the idea of that little Franco-Flemish piggie at the Getty Center getting the day off to roam around the museum and visit his fellow masterpieces.