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Dorothea Lange, born #onthisday in 1895, is most recognized for her social documentary work during the Great Depression of the 1930s. This photo was made in 1935 the same year she began to work for the Resettlement Administration (later the Farm Security Administration).

"Oklahoma Refugees from the Dust Bowl, Looking for Work on the Cotton Fields, Now Encamped Near Bakersfield, California,"...
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05/27/2017 at 02:56. Facebook
Dorothea Lange (American, 1895–1965) is one of the few female photographers whose name is widely known. She is most recognized for her social documentary work during the Great Depression of the 1930s. In 2002-2003 the Getty Museum organized the exhibition "About Life: The Photographs of Dorothea Lange." The exhibition presented a broader picture of her accomplishments in photography, that...
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Dorothea Lange American 18951965 is one of the few female photographers whose

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05/25/2017 at 18:05. Facebook
What's your favorite California attraction? The Getty Center has been nominated in the USA TODAY 10Best Readers' Choice travel award contest. Vote for your favorite attractions once per day until voting ends at Monday, June 5 at noon ET.
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05/24/2017 at 22:52. Facebook
Just announced! Friday Flights is our experimental performance series where artists and musicians are invited to transform the Getty experience. Join us on June 16!
Just announced Friday Flights is our experimental performance series where artists and

Friday Flights: Brendan Fernandes, How To Dress Well, and more

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05/24/2017 at 20:48. Facebook
On Saturday, June 3, join instructor Elmira Adamian at the Getty Villa for a hands-on exploration of relief sculpture, the art of creating an illusion of depth in a shallow space. Following a focused gallery tour, return to the studio to practice contemporary applications of relief sculpture inspired by floral and mythological motifs. Each participant completes painted relief tiles with...
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On Saturday June 3 join instructor Elmira Adamian at the Getty Villa

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05/24/2017 at 18:33. Facebook
Jacopo Carucci, called Pontormo after the Tuscan town from which he came, was one of the leaders of the Mannerist movement. A painter's son, the young Jacopo was immersed in High Renaissance values as apprentice to Leonardo da Vinci and others in Florence. The agitated emotionalism of his altarpiece in the church of San Michele Visdomini in 1518, however, signaled a dramatic departure from his...
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Jacopo Carucci called Pontormo after the Tuscan town from which he came
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05/24/2017 at 17:04. Facebook
Tonight at 7:00 p.m. Chris Killip, professor of Visual and Environmental Studies at Harvard University, speaks about his career as a photographer with filmmaker Michael Almereyda. Free | Advance ticket required: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Now Then: Chris Killip and the Making of "In Flagrante" is now on view through August 13. Explore the exhibition and plan your visit: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Tonight at 700 pm Chris Killip professor of Visual and Environmental Studies

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05/22/2017 at 20:43. Facebook
During the rise of industry in 19th-century Scotland, Thomas Annan ranked as the preeminent photographer in Glasgow. Best known for his haunting images of tenements on the verge of demolition—often considered precursors of the documentary tradition in photography—he prodigiously recorded the people, the social landscape, and the built environment of Glasgow and its outskirts for more than...
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During the rise of industry in 19thcentury Scotland Thomas Annan ranked as
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05/22/2017 at 18:30. Facebook
Located near Château de Versailles, with a view of Paris and the Seine River, the château of Meudon was once among France's finest monuments. But during the 1700s, it fell into disrepair. During the French Revolution, which began in 1789, the château was ransacked and it suffered further damage in a fire of 1795. It was demolished entirely in 1803. Rather than documenting the site's actual...
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Located near Château de Versailles with a view of Paris and the
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05/22/2017 at 17:04. Facebook
"For this assessment, we’ve undertaken numerous in situ studies examining exterior and interior temperature, relative humidity, shock, and vibration conditions for a range of packing cases used by the Museum to transport artifacts." Read the full post by Vincent Beltran on Getty Iris: [ Bit.ly Link ]
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05/21/2017 at 16:04. Facebook
"It is indeed true," wrote Albrecht Dürer, "that art is omnipresent in nature, and the true artist is he who can bring it out." The "Stag Beetle" is one of Dürer's most influential and most copied nature studies. Singling out a beetle as the focal point of a work of art was unprecedented in 1505, when most of Dürer's contemporaries believed that insects were the lowest of creatures. Dürer's...
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It is indeed true wrote Albrecht Dürer that art is omnipresent in
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05/20/2017 at 19:00. Facebook
There's one week left to see, "Remembering Antiquity: The Ancient World through Medieval Eyes." In a rare juxtaposition of antiquities from the Getty Villa and manuscripts from the Museum’s collection, this exhibition explores medieval responses to the ancient world. Explore the exhibition and plan your visit: [ Bit.ly Link ]
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In this double pastel portrait, the brothers Joseph and John Gulston appear close-up in half-length, standing before an expanse of wooded landscape. Francis Cotes, who was born #onthisday in 1726, captured his sitters with disarming directness. Joseph bears himself gracefully and engages the viewer with his gaze, yet he still retains the fragile self-reserve typical of an older boy. His...
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In this double pastel portrait the brothers Joseph and John Gulston appear
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05/20/2017 at 05:30. Facebook
During the 700s and 600s B.C., images of animals and monsters often decorated luxury items imported to Greece from the Near East. The Greeks soon began reproducing these images in their own art. Among these monsters was a half-human, half-bird creature that became linked with the Greek mythological beings known as sirens. Sirens bewitched men with song and lured them to their deaths in the...
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During the 700s and 600s BC images of animals and monsters often
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News of the Trojan War reaches Laodamia's ears on the day of her wedding to Iolaus, a shepherd from Phylace. As the nation mobilizes for war, she desperately tries to keep her new husband safe at home with her, but inadvertently exposes him to a wider world of politics and power. A nightmarish prophecy ensures that the charismatic General Odysseus assigns Iolaus to the front and when he is...
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News of the Trojan War reaches Laodamia's ears on the day of her wedding to Iolaus, a shepherd from Phylace. As the nation mobilizes for war, she desperately tries to keep her new husband safe at home with her, but inadvertently exposes him to a wider world of politics and power. A nightmarish prophecy ensures that the charismatic General Odysseus assigns Iolaus to the front and when he is...
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What are your most memorable and important family rituals?

Just finishing a Sunday meal, the members of this well-to-do family may be getting ready to return to church. The mother hands a prayer book to the younger of the boys, and the little girl holds her freshly starched cap and fan.

"Family Group in an Interior," about 1658 - 1660, Attributed to Quiringh Gerritsz. van Brekelenkam. Oil on...
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Pietro da Cortona made this drawing as a finished study for an engraving in "De florum cultura," the first treatise on horticulture. Pen in hand, Jupiter has signed the edict to exhort all gardeners to cultivate flowers, marking the passing of the Age of Iron to the Age of Flowers. On the right, Cybele, the Phrygian earth mother, enters with her sacred animal, the lion. The council of gods has...
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In Anthonie Waterloo's vision of nature, humans are diminutive spectators: a pair of peasants in blue and red are dwarfed by the majestic pines behind them. The immense trees even overshadow the waterfall, which cascades through the center of the scene. Can you describe a time when you felt dwarfed by nature?

"Mountain Landscape, Peasants in a Clearing near a Waterfall ," early 1650s,...
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In Anthonie Waterloos vision of nature humans are diminutive spectators a pair
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"Light is not so much something that reveals, as it is itself the revelation."—James Turrell, celebrating his birthday today! In 2013 his work "Aten Reign" reimagined Frank Lloyd Wright’s iconic architecture, recasting the Guggenheim rotunda as an enormous volume filled with shifting artificial and natural light. Learn more: [ Gu.gg Link ]
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