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The Shimmer of Gold

Recently on view at The Getty Center was an exhibition glittering with exquisite works. Titled “The Shimmer of Gold: Giovanni di Paolo in Renaissance Siena,” this show explored the style of Sienese artist Giovanni di Paolo with ornate manuscripts and the stunningly gold “Branchini Altarpiece” (1427).


Breaking News

With talk of the media and “fake news,” what better way to celebrate the media than by seeing an exhibition dedicated to artists inspired by the news. 100 more words


Central Garden

When going to the Getty Center it is easy to get carried away wandering through the galleries marveling at the impressive collection of art. However, be sure not to forget the Getty Center’s living work of art, Robert Irwin’s Central Garden. 85 more words


The J. Paul Getty Museums 

I had the best time during my visits to the Getty Villa and the Getty Center, two world renowned art museums, and I didn’t even look at the art. 507 more words


Where I Write: The Getty Center.

At 12:27 p.m. on Friday, September 9th, I find a parking spot on the third level of the subterranean garage and open my car door to be greeted by an oppressive wall of heat, the humidity wrapping itself around me as I quickly head for the exit, for higher ground, for cooler air. 1,054 more words

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Riding up to the Getty Center

Word to the wise:  the weekend after Labor Day is perfect for a trip  to the Getty Center…the weather was cooler than it’s been in a long time and the  crowd was so thin that the interminable summer lines were gone.   202 more words

An Afternoon at The Getty

This summer we did a fair amount of traveling and also made an effort to explore our home town. We managed to hit a lot of museums in Los Angeles.  93 more words