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Urban Oasis: Los Angeles - The Getty Center

There is more to L.A. than movie stars, the scene, shopping and beaches.  There are many cultural and outdoor activities to enjoy, as well.  Why not combine them both – which is exactly what I did on my last trip, spending a few hours at… 178 more words


Outdoor Sculpture @ the Getty

Spiny Top, Curly Bottom // Alexander Calder // painted steel // 1963

White travertine buildings coupled with the Los Angeles skyline provide a unique backdrop for a sculpture garden. 86 more words


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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