The J. Paul Getty Museum Presents "Artists as Collectors"

"Artists as Collectors" at the Getty Center Museum
Courtesy of The J. Paul Getty Museum. 2008.31.

Gerard van Nijmegen (Dutch, 1735 - 1808), Allegory of Painting and Drawing, 1801. Pencil, pen and gray and brown ink, and gray wash. 14 15/16 × 10 13/16 in (38 × 27.4 cm). The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles.

The J. Paul Getty Museum presents Artists as Collectors, an exhibition exploring how artists accumulated, cared for, and used drawings by other artists that they avidly collected, on view at the Getty Center through September 12, 2021.

This exhibition, drawn entirely from the Getty Museum’s permanent collection of drawings, includes examples from some of the most esteemed artists’ collections in Europe and reveals how and why artists chose works to collect.

Event Information
Start Date: May 25, 2021
End Date: September 12, 2021
Venue: The Getty Center Museum

"Artists as Collectors" at the Getty Center Museum