Traveling portrait artist William Bache’s album depicts famous figures like Thomas Jefferson as well as people whose identity was previously unknown.
American Museums Get $5M for Latinx Curatorial Positions
The initiative is funded by four of the country’s largest grantmakers.
Getty Foundation Funds 10 Jobs for Emerging Arts Professionals in LA
The Getty Marrow Emerging Professionals pilot program aims to provide full-time job opportunities for members of historically underrepresented groups.
Getty Grants $1.3M to Projects That “Unlock Paper’s Material Secrets”
The LA-based foundation will fund a range of initiatives by curators studying prints, drawings, and other forms of graphic art.
Brazilian Modernist Building Engulfed by Fire Receives Getty Preservation Grant
The $240,000 grant will help preserve 38,500 surviving objects pertaining to Brazil’s rich architectural history.
How the Face of Rio de Janeiro Radically Changed Over Five Centuries
A new digital atlas, imagineRio, reveals how the city’s urban evolution has unfolded from its 16th century roots to the present day.
Wupatki National Monument, Home to 5,000 Indigenous Sites, Will Be Conserved
With $1.3 million granted by the Getty, teams hope to develop innovative solutions to address Wupatki’s challenges that can also be applied to other climate-vulnerable heritage sites.
Innovative Curatorial Projects in Prints and Drawings
From Betye Saar’s travel journals to early paper silhouettes, projects and exhibitions promise to be fascinating.
$38.5 Million Has Been Allocated to LA Arts Recovery
The new Getty fund is a massive effort to preserve jobs and retain the cultural capital of LA’s creative workforce.
A Sneak Peek of the Getty’s Next Pacific Standard Time, Focusing on Science and Art
The initiative comes at just the right time, when global environmental and health crises and an alarming distrust of science are both growing threats.
The Little-Known Story of a Frank Stella Work Once Mistaken for a Lunch Table
In 1972, Stella donated “Isfahan III” (1968) to the Museum of Solidarity in Chile. After a coup d’etat, the artwork disappeared for nearly 20 years, but its story is coming to light as the museum conserves the painting with the help of the Getty Foundation.
Digitally Mapping Cultural Heritage Sites in Italy, Brazil, and Turkey
The Getty Foundation has awarded $1 million in grants to support virtual preservation of cultural locations worldwide.