| Jun 1, 2014
| 10:55 PM
A shallow magnitude 4.2 earthquake was reported Sunday evening by the U.S. Geological Survey with an epicenter in Brentwood, just northwest of The Getty Center. The temblor occurred at 7:36 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 3 to 4 kilometers, according to...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 6:42 PM
For decades, the Getty Museum and other art institutions in the United States have struggled to deal with the tainted provenance of many of their most valuable antiquities. The Getty, the world's richest museum, has returned more than 40 pieces to...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 9:27 PM
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...
| May 5, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Fueled by $5 million in grants from the J. Paul Getty Trust, 42 museums and other arts institutions from San Diego to Santa Barbara have begun tracing the prominent Latino and Latin American strand in Southern California’s cultural DNA, including...
| May 30, 2014
| 10:22 AM
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....
| May 30, 2014
| 5:52 PM
J. Paul Getty Museum celebrates the 175th anniversary of photography this Saturday, May 31st, with a day-long symposium titled, "The View from Here: L.A. and Photography."...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 8:12 AM
As a classical-music ensemble with a sterling critical reputation and a flair for the contemporary, the Los Angeles-based Calder Quartet […]...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 8:46 AM
The Getty Museum has announced that it is voluntarily returning a 12th-century Byzantine illuminated New Testament to a monastery in Greece after learning that the item had been illegally removed from the Monastery of Dionysiou more than 50 years ago....
| Mar 14, 2014
| 8:00 AM
When the great Irish poet William Butler Yeats prayed for some kind of connection to permanence and immortality, his thoughts turned to Byzantine art as the most perfect emblem of the profound, eternal state of creative grace he was after.
| Mar 13, 2014
| 5:00 AM
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With investment markets booming, the J. Paul Getty Trust, the world's richest visual art institution, saw its endowment rise to $6.2 billion during 2013, approaching its peak of $6.4 billion in mid-2007...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 11:13 AM
The delightful reading series Selected Shorts returns to the Getty this weekend, complete with snacks. Actor Robert Sean Leonard will host all three shows, two on Saturday and one on Sunday.
Selected Shorts features short fiction read-slash-performed...