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  • Artful retirement ahead for Getty senior curator Scott Schaefer

    Artful retirement ahead for Getty senior curator Scott Schaefer
    "It's not about more. It's about better," says Scott Schaefer, the J. Paul Getty Museum's senior curator of paintings, a few days before his retirement. "The Getty's collections are meant to be small even though they are meant to be great. We have added...
  • Getty establishes the J. Paul Getty Founder's Award

    Getty establishes the J. Paul Getty Founder's Award
    On Monday night, the Getty will present its inaugural J. Paul Getty Founder’s Award to Harold Williams and Nancy Englander, who have helped lead the J. Paul Getty Trust -- and envision its future -- since 1981. The award will be given out annually...
  • Google Open Gallery launches, provides free virtual exhibitions

    Google has launched a new online tool to allow museums, galleries and individuals to create online art exhibitions. Google Open Gallery became available for public use this week, though potential users must request an invitation from Google to use the...
  • Getty's top paintings curator Scott Schaefer is retiring next month

    Getty's top paintings curator Scott Schaefer is retiring next month
    Scott Schaefer, who has played a key role in building the collections of Los Angeles’ two biggest art museums over the last 33 years, will retire next month from his job as the Getty Museum’s senior curator of paintings. Since joining the...
  • Genre-bending cellist Ernst Reijseger popping up in many ways

    Genre-bending cellist Ernst Reijseger popping up in many ways
    If you happen to be at the Getty Center on Friday night or Saturday afternoon, you might bump into Dutch cellist Ernst Reijseger playing a pop-up recital. Times and places will not be announced. Nor should you even try to imagine what kind of music, let...
  • Garcetti says he wants L.A. to shed its '800-pound gorilla' image

    Under a brilliant white canopy, mayors from dozens of Los Angeles County cities gathered on the back lawn at Getty House Monday to talk about public safety, traffic congestion, job creation and how they can better work together to tackle problems.   New...
  • Garcetti, wife mulling move to official L.A. mayor's mansion

    Mayor Eric Garcetti said he and his wife, social activist Amy Wakeland, are mulling whether to move into Getty House once renovations underway at the official residence are completed. The couple live with their toddler daughter, Maya, at their private...
  • Irving Penn photographs donated to Smithsonian

    Irving Penn photographs donated to Smithsonian
    A set of 100 photographs by the late Irving Penn is being donated to the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington. The photos, which are being given by the Irving Penn Foundation, include rare street photographs dating from the 1930s and '40s,...
  • Getty makes thousands of images available for public use

    Getty makes thousands of images available for public use
    The Getty is making a wide selection of art-related images in its digital database available for public use and at no cost. The announcement, which was made on Monday, is part of a Getty-wide move toward open content, according to James Cuno, the...
  • Review: A timely look at L.A. designer Deborah Sussman

    Review: A timely look at L.A. designer Deborah Sussman
    Even after the windfall of the Getty's Pacific Standard Time Presents series of exhibitions in 2013, there's still a significant list of postwar Los Angeles architects and designers whose careers remain underexplored. Among the most intriguing is the...
  • Review: The Getty's 'Canterbury' a potent mark of medieval art

    As family trees go, the one created inside Canterbury Cathedral nearly a thousand years ago is pretty impressive. Monumental stained-glass windows feature nearly life-size figures that represent the ancestors of Christ. The lineup starts with Adam and...