“Getty Wrapped 2020” — made in the style of Spotify’s “Wrapped” lists — offers insight into the most popular search terms for art lovers this year.
The Getty’s art generator is the latest tool to help players of the popular social simulation game create their own galleries and installations.
The Getty, Metropolitan Museum, and Rijksmuseum have challenged their followers to creatively recreate famous works in their collections.
The museum, which purchased the work in 2002, has changed the attribution of the sculpture “Head with Horns” to “unknown.”
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 — “You don’t experience the sublime looking through double glazing, or at a distant electric storm, or watching a sea rage on TV.”
When the daguerreotype was introduced in 1839, some of the first to support this groundbreaking photographic process were the elite of Europe.
LOS ANGELES — Minor White’s photographs offer a portrait of a life lived in collaboration with the natural world, other people, and the great beyond. This collection of crisp photographs make up the retrospective Manifestations of the Spirit.
Few people may know the names of Shunk-Kender, but the pair of photographers behind that hyphenated moniker have captured many of the most famous images of post-war modern and contemporary art in Paris and New York and together they documented many ephemeral events that would’ve been lost to history if it were not for their work.
LA MOCA has fired Paul Schimmel Paul Schimmel quits LA MOCA? (according to Jeffrey Deitch), LACMA is reducing its hours and cutting staff, and the Getty cut jobs last month. Pull yourself together, LA!
Earlier this month, the J. Paul Getty Trust announced that it was cutting 34 jobs in its museum division. In and of itself, this wasn’t huge news; despite the absurdly booming art market, the national economy continues to sag, meaning museums have to contend with smaller endowments and less generous donors. But while museum cuts are nothing new, the Getty case is notable because of the fact that the cuts fall almost entirely on the institution’s education department.
I guess we should be expect an LA museum to acquire a painting of actors but this one might be by the great 18th C. French painter Jean-Antoine Watteau.