In an effort to expand their cultural relationship with Italy, the Getty Museum has partnered with the city of Rome and signed a bilateral agreement with Rome’s Capitoline Museums.
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The J. Paul Getty Museum already has an extensive collection of Ansel Adams photographs, boasting 40 in all. But on Monday, the museum’s repertoire grew. A local couple donated 25 more photographs, keeping their word on a promise made by their late parents to Adams.
Arriving late February, J.M.W. Turner’s “Modern Rome – Campo Vaccino” is moving into the 19th Century British Gallery of the J. Paul Getty Museum in Brentwood, California. Estimating at 44.9 million dollars and towering at 35.5 inches by 48 inches (90.2cm x 122cm), the 1839 original is a guaranteed win for the Los Angeles creative society.
Food turned art? The representation of food has expanded itself to become useful in more ways than one. A recent exhibition at the Getty Museum brings food away from its normal role of simply filling that hunger void in our stomachs and transformed it into a collection of art. The exhibition, called “In Focus: Tasteful Pictures,” features a wide expansion of works of art dating back more than 150 years to the mid-19th century into the present day.
Michael Brand is the director who has presided over the J. Paul Getty Museum for the past four year, and one year before his contract is up, he has announced he will be resigning from his position at the end of the month.
What did you miss in the City of Angels this week? We’ll give you a hint: this week’s highlight involved a big moment for Matthew McConaughey. No, it isn’t Oscar time already.
Los Angeles is a bustling metropolis filled with entertainment and cultural events year-round. With an endless amount of galleries, concerts, shopping and museums, Los Angeles specifically has five upcoming cultural events worth noting in your calendar.
Scott Barnes shares his Los Angeles secrets with Haute Living. Find out where Scott shops, dines and who he thinks has the best dessert in the City of Angeles.
As one of the most affluent districts in Los Angeles, Brentwood has become both a residential and tourist destination in the City of Angels. And with a slew of haute spots in the area, we’re highlighting the best of the best: from posh digs to…Read The Full Post
In honor of Gustav Klimt’s sesquicentennial, the Getty is taking things up a notch. Not only is the museum displaying over 100 of his drawings, many of which have never been seen before in America, but it is providing food that give patrons an authentic Austrian experience.