Willem de Kooning’s “Woman–Ochre” was missing for over 30 years. Now recovered, it shows signs of mishandling and amateur restoration that are difficult to fix.
Since its launch in 2014, the Virtual Library has had 398,058 unique downloads of its PDFs.
Both the J. Paul Getty Trust and the Metropolitan Museum of Art have created online databases that bring thousands of artworks to screens across the globe. Here’s what most folks download.
A look at three paintings from the cusp of the 20th century that make a powerful argument for beauty.
In this show, photography offers a rich understanding of a diverse, divided, by turns confident and anxious United States bent on territorial and economic expansion from the 1840s to the 1860s.
The Skirball fire has consumed over 150 acres and is burning “directly across the freeway” from the Getty Museum, according to a spokesperson.
J. Paul Getty Museum published a free, digital catalogue documenting one of the richest troves of lamps from the ancient Mediterranean world.
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 Getty Center in Los Angeles opens the first survey of Thomas Annan, who photographed Glasgow during industrialization.
A new book by Mark Speltz brings together over 100 rarely or never-before-published photographs from the Civil Rights era that show its grassroots actions beyond the South.
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.
LOS ANGELES — The remarkable two-museum show Robert Mapplethorpe: The Perfect Medium, gathering hundreds of photographs, collages, installations and other objects at both the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and the Getty Center, represents just a portion of the spectacular gift of the Mapplethorpe Trust to those institutions.