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art museum complex in Brentwood, Calif., operated by the J. Paul GettyGetty, Jean Paul,
1892–1976, American business executive, one of the richest men in the world during his life, b. Minneapolis, Minn. He inherited his father's oil business, George F. Getty, Inc., becoming its president and general manager in 1930.
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 Trust. It consists of six buildings on 124 acres (50 hectares) located on a spectacular promontory overlooking Los Angeles. Designed by architect Richard MeierMeier, Richard
, 1934–, American architect, b. Newark, N.J., educated at Cornell. During the 1960s, he was a member of the New York "Five" or "white" architects, a group that emulated the early International style. In such projects as the Smith House in Darien, Conn.
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, the center opened in 1997. The museum houses the Getty collections of European paintings, drawings, sculpture, illuminated manuscripts, and decorative arts and American and European photographs. The complex also maintains a research library and archives, which include performance and lecture facilities; conservation and art historical research institutes; and educational and computer centers. The first Getty Museum was located at J. Paul Getty's home in Malibu. The second is a Roman-style villa in Malibu that opened in 1974 and after major renovations reopened in 2006; it now exhibits the Getty's outstanding collection of classical antiquities and serves as a center for comparative archaeology and cultures.
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Paul Getty Museum, the Getty Research Institute, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art (where it travels next year from 27 February-28 May), is the result of an intensive four-year research effort that brought together art historians, archaeologists and conservators from across Latin America, Europe, and the United States.
THE GETTY RESEARCH INSTITUTE in Los Angeles recently acquired the archives of Joanie 4 Jackie (J4J), the feminist video "chain letter" begun by artist, filmmaker, and writer Miranda July in 1995.
She is the recipient of numerous awards including fellowships from Columbia University, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Asian Cultural Council, Ford Foundation, American Association of University Women, and the Getty Research Institute.
Marinetti and Benedetta Cappa Marinetti, Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles.
Paul Getty Museum, the Getty Conservation Institute, and the Getty Research Institute freely available for the public to read online or download as PDF files, with more books continually added.
Along with the formidable resources of the Fondazione Prada, the essential enabling factor was the availability of the Harald Szeemann Archive and Library, which arrived at the Getty Research Institute in 2011 and is, according to the institute, "the largest single archival collection ever acquired by the Getty Research Institute.
This slim volume is the exhibition catalogue for the exhibit of the same name at the Getty Research Institute.
11) Veanse, por ejemplo, albumes de viajes anotados como Journal of a Trip to Europe, 1874, dos volumenes, The Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles, 88.
Positions include research economist, curator, and director of research for organizations such as the Getty Research Institute.
Ten years in the making, "PST" was initiated by the Los Angeles-based Getty Foundation and Getty Research Institute with a $10 million grant to 68 museums and galleries in southern California, making it the region's largest ever cultural collaboration.
For the next five years, a team of scientists and Egyptologists from the Getty Research Institute in California will intensively study, then attempt to preserve this great archaeological wonder of the world.
Las cartas que Onetti le envio a Payro durante casi veinte anos (1937-1955), que se agrupan en este volumen, se encuentran en la Research Library del Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles, California, y en la Hesburgh Library de la University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana; ambas instituciones estadounidenses.