Getty Museum

Go behind the scenes with Getty conservators, curators, and scientists as they work to preserve the Drunken Satyr, a rare ancient Roman bronze on temporary loan to the Getty Villa from the…

LOS ANGELES – The J. Paul Getty Museum acquired at auction last week a group of seventeen ancient engraved gems from the collection of Roman art dealer Giorgio Sangiorgi (1886-…

Often referred to as the “father of art photography,” Oscar G. Rejlander has been praised for his early experiments with combination printing, his collaboration with Charles Darwin, and his…

Los Angeles – Michelangelo (1475-1564) is widely acknowledged as one of the most creative and influential artists in the history of western art. He…

There was a time in the early years of photography when artists debated whether or not the new medium was an artform. Those that argued yes, did so for many of the reasons recognized as…

LOS ANGELES – The J. Paul Getty Museum announced today the acquisition of 105 glass plate holograms by 20 artists related to the C-Project, a collaboration…

LOS ANGELES – The J. Paul Getty Museum announced today the acquisition of Spring in the Alps, 1897, by Giovanni Segantini (Italian, 1858-1899). Originally painted for…

LOS ANGELES – During the Italian Renaissance—the period from about 1475 to 1600 that is often seen as the foundation of later European art—drawing became increasingly vital to the…