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One Man’s Vision at the Getty Villa, Part 3 of 3

Location: The Getty Villa, Pacific Palisades, California, USA Date of Visit: January 18, 2016 Website: http://www.getty.edu/visit/villa/ This last installment of this article series will showcase a few select exhibits at the Getty Villa. While the J. Paul Getty Trust’s collection is an encyclopedia of fine art, the Villa’s exhibits are exclusively classical art and artifacts….

One Man’s Vision at the Getty Villa, Part 1 of 3

Location: The Getty Villa, Pacific Palisades, California, USA Date of Visit: January 18, 2016 Website: http://www.getty.edu/visit/villa/ You sweep down a garden walkway paved with exotic colored marble, admiring the shadows of tall columns topped with Corinthian capitals. Rosemary overflows from the garden flower beds, scenting the air as you pass. Delicate paintings on the walls…

The Museum on Top of Waimea Canyon

Location: Kōkeʻe Natural History Museum, Waimea Canyon & Kōkeʻe State Park, Kaua’i, Hawai’i, USA Date of Visit: December 14, 2015 Website: http://www.kokee.org/index.php?the-natural-history-museum-visiting The Kōkeʻe Natural History Museum focuses on the flora and fauna of Kaua’i and specifically, Waimea Canyon the “Grand Canyon” of the Pacific. The moderately sized building hosts the Hui O Laka visitor…

Medieval Delights at the Rijksmuseum

Don’t like sketching? Enjoy this review & photos from my visit in 2014! Museum: the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, the Netherlands Date of Visit: October 1, 2014 Website: https://www.rijksmuseum.nl/en Are you bummed about the new photo policy at the Rijksmuseum? Or maybe you think it’s great, but still need your photo fix? All photos in this review…

Medieval Wonders of MAN

Museum: Museo Arqueológico Nacional, Madrid, Spain Date of Visit: September 20, 2015 Website: http://www.man.es/man/en/home The National Archaeology Museum, located in Madrid, offers a summary of the cultural history of Spain in 4 floors. The extensive collection is showcased in comprehensive, thoughtful exhibits, and the 2013 renovation is evident in the carefully applied technology and inclusive…

Book Review: “Stained Glass”

Stained Glass: Radiant Art by Virginia Chieffo Raguin Published by the J. Paul Getty Museum Getty Publications, 2013 This review was originally published on Medievalists.net on April 21, 2014.   In this slim trade paperback published by the J. Paul Getty Museum in 2013, readers are treated to an overview of medieval stained glass as an…

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