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  • 2010 ruling in 'Getty Bronze' case under review by Italian court

    2010 ruling in 'Getty Bronze' case under review by Italian court
    The next round in the J. Paul Getty Trust’s circuitous fight against an Italian court’s order to turn over one of its most prized ancient statues will revolve around whether the Getty was given a fair shake in the 2012 proceedings that put its...
  • How risky investment bets helped cripple a major university

    How risky investment bets helped cripple a major university
    Yeshiva University in New York fessed up years ago to having lost more than $100 million in Bernard Madoff's Ponzi scheme.  But it was hard to blame the leadership of the prestigious Jewish institution for that misstep, given how many other prominent...
  • NBA All-Star Kevin Garnett takes a loss in home sale

    NBA All-Star Kevin Garnett takes a loss in home sale
    Kevin Garnett of the Brooklyn Nets has sold his home in Concord, Mass., for $3.635 million. The veteran NBA forward-center paid $4.625 million for the modern home in September 2007 after being dealt by the Minnesota Timberwolves to the Boston Celtics....
  • Waiting for the tram at the Getty Center

    Waiting for the tram at the Getty Center
    Suzanne Danziger regularly visits the Getty Center, and she always brings her camera. On a recent trip, she saw something new.  "The low angle of the sun was casting shadows of the people in line for the tram in a dramatic fashion that lined up with the...
  • Getty drains pools, turns off fountains to save water amid drought

    Getty drains pools, turns off fountains to save water amid drought
    The decision to drain most water features at Getty Center in Los Angeles and the Getty Villa in Pacific Palisades this summer may not be going over well with some visitors, but the organization says thousands of gallons a day have been saved as a result....
  • Datebook: Steve McQueen, Allora & Calzadilla and L.A.'s new gallery

    Datebook: Steve McQueen, Allora & Calzadilla and L.A.'s new gallery
    Artist-selected Internet videos, the debut performance of Allora & Calzadilla in L.A., video from artist and director Steve McQueen and artist books and cookies! It's a delicious week in L.A., with lots to do: Steve McQueen, "Drumroll," at MOCA...
  • Easy dinner recipes: Honey chipotle shrimp salad

    Easy dinner recipes: Honey chipotle shrimp salad
    When the weather heats up, sometimes there's nothing better than a simple salad for dinner. Here's a recipe for the honey chipotle shrimp salad from the restaurant at the Getty Center to try for dinner tonight. A simple salad of baby greens, red onion,...
  • Sneak Peek: L.A. graffiti and Getty rare books in El Segundo

    Sneak Peek: L.A. graffiti and Getty rare books in El Segundo
    It's not everyday that the work of graffiti artists is shown in the same space as 15th century German painter and engraver Albrecht Dürer. But an unusual show at the El Segundo Museum of Art (a small, nonprofit arts space otherwise known as ESMoA) has put...
  • 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...
  • 'Scratch' brings graffiti off the street, into museum

    'Scratch' brings graffiti off the street, into museum
    Graffiti art, by nature, is a territorial expression. Rival crews tag public walls, letting loose a spray-paint-infused primal scream: "I was here, I exist." But graffiti also can be a collaborative form of calligraphy that plays with lettering, symbols...
  • 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,...