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.
The Getty Foundation has awarded $1 million in grants to support virtual preservation of cultural locations worldwide.
Historic 20th-century structures in Lebanon, Ireland, and Cuba are among the 11 buildings earmarked for the preservation effort.
The Getty’s long-awaited initiative on Latin American and Latino Art, Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, officially kicks off this week.
While the Italian-born architect Lina Bo Bardi carried her European heritage with her, her passion for, and even affinity with Brazilian culture was profound.
There’s a saying: “When you’re accustomed to privilege, equality feels like oppression.”
Rejection sure is tough, especially when you’re a white applicant vying for a spot in a museum internship program that’s explicitly open only to minority groups.
This week, the first awardees in the new Keeping It Modern grant initiative from the Getty Foundation were announced for 20th-century modernist architecture that requires long-term conservation planning.