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  • Getty Research Institute acquires Robert McElroy archives

    Getty Research Institute acquires Robert McElroy archives
    The Getty Research Institute said Thursday that it was acquiring the archives of the late photographer Robert McElroy who documented New York's vibrant performance-art scene in the 1960s. McElroy, who later became a staff photographer for Newsweek,...
  • Single Wing Turquoise Bird flashes back to its '60s light shows

     Single Wing Turquoise Bird flashes back to its '60s light shows
    It's not your typical Vegas-style light show. Single Wing Turquoise Bird formed in 1968 to create light shows at the Shrine Auditorium for the likes of Cream, the Who and the Velvet Underground. The experimental arts collective devised baroque visual...
  • Datebook: Minor White and art you call on the phone

    Datebook: Minor White and art you call on the phone
    A photographer's long overdue retrospective at the Getty, a garden-shed gallery in Pasadena and a show that takes its name from a novel by John Fante. It's all happening this week in our big sweaty city: Minor White, “Manifestations of the Spirit,...
  • Giddy at the Getty

    Giddy at the Getty
    The Getty Villa in Malibu is a favorite spot for many, including Chris Hutchinson and his family, who visit a couple of times a year.  During a January outing to the museum, Hutchinson's then 18-month-old daughter Leighton situated herself in the middle...
  • June 2014: Best of Southern California Moments

    June 2014: Best of Southern California Moments
    When I was a student, one of my photography professors challenged our class to carry a camera everywhere for a week. This was long before our tiny mobile devices could take quality photographs, and so I rolled my eyes at the thought of lugging around my...
  • Getty Research Institute gets photos of performance art 'Happenings'

     Getty Research Institute gets photos of performance art 'Happenings'
    How do you archive a performance? Can you put human speech and action under glass and frame it? Stow art that unfolds in three dimensions within acid-free archival boxes, to be filed away in a cool, dark vault? The conundrum of how best to preserve...
  • Michael Lynton of Sony Entertainment elected to Getty Trust board

    Michael Lynton of Sony Entertainment elected to Getty Trust board
    Michael Lynton, the chief executive officer of Sony Entertainment, has joined the board of trustees of the J. Paul Getty Trust in Los Angeles. He is one of two recently elected Getty trustees, along with James F. Rothenberg, a financial executive who will...
  • Students from South Korea visit as part of sister-city exchange

    Students from South Korea visit as part of sister-city exchange
    A dozen students crowded around a picnic table at Ralph Foy Park in Burbank Monday afternoon, decorating leather bracelets and bookmarks. The high school and college students hailed from Incheon, South Korea, Burbank’s sister city since 1961, and...
  • Don Normark, who photographed Chavez Ravine residents, dies at 86

     Don Normark, who photographed Chavez Ravine residents, dies at 86
    In late 1948, before the bulldozers came, 19-year-old photography student Don Normark stumbled upon a tranquil enclave of poor Mexican Americans in the hills above downtown Los Angeles. Its residents eyed him curiously at first, this skinny man with a...
  • Artwork from Disney Interactive game selected for exclusive exhibit

    Artwork from Disney Interactive game selected for exclusive exhibit
    Artwork from Disney’s digital game “Fantasia: Music Evolved” has been chosen as one of the official selections of the 2014 Into the Pixel collection. The prestigious exhibit, now in its 11th year, honors those who create the artistry...
  • Scenes of D-Day revisited in then and now photos

     
    Getty Images photographer Peter Macdiarmid literally followed in the footsteps of World War II combat photographers to re-shoot scenes from D-Day captured in their historical photographs. He wanted to match them as closely to show the changes in 70 years....