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LOS ANGELES—Throughout the Middle Ages (about 500-1500), texts and images were disseminated primarily through handwritten and hand-drawn materials. In the 15th century, with the…

LOS ANGELES – The J. Paul Getty Museum presents an exhibition of photographs by celebrated artist Gordon Parks (American, 1912-2006). On view July 9-November 10, 2019 at the J.…

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…