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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 2 of 3

Location: The Getty Villa, Pacific Palisades, California, USA Date of Visit: January 18, 2016 Website: http://www.getty.edu/visit/villa/ This part of the article series will review the Villa dei Papiri Architecture Tour at the Getty Villa with Docent Susan Quillan, taken in January 2016. The tour group consisted of about 30 people, and the museum provided earpieces…

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…

Traversing the Globe through Illuminated Manuscripts at the Getty Center

Location: North Pavilion, The Getty Center, Los Angeles, California, USA Date: February 17, 2016 Website: http://www.getty.edu/art/exhibitions/globe/ You know that you’re going to experience some of the best, the brightest, and the shiniest when you visit the Getty. The current manuscript exhibit delivers some pretty shiny manuscripts, plus a hefty load of big bright ideas. I…

Eat, Drink, and Be Merry

Museum: The Getty Center & The Getty Research Institute Date of Visit: October 14, 2015 Website: http://www.getty.edu/ Eat, Drink, and Be Merry & The Edible Monument: Exhibit tours at the Getty Center with curators Christina Sciacca and Marcia Reed This review discusses two new exhibits at the Getty: Eat, Drink and Be Merry: Food in…

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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