Posts Tagged ‘Getty’

by Caroline Newman Spend a few hours at the Getty and travel half-way around the world, with diverse perspectives of urban life through the art of three photographers in Urban Panoramas:  Opie, Liao, Kim.  Jeff Chien-Hsing Liao’s large, horizontal, color photographs depict movement through the busy streets of New York.  By compositing images together, Liao is […]


Art Handling Olympics on the Lower East Side (NY Times) Talking with Ex-Met Director Philippe de Montebello (NY Times) Smart Phones Serve as Docents in Many Museums (NY Times) Renoir in the 20th Century, at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (WSJ) Los Angeles Municipal Arts Begin to Feel Budget Crisis’ Effects (LA Times) […]


by Kelly Boyd Norton Simon: Gaze: Portraiture after Ingres, through 4/5/10. Reaching its greatest height in France under the rule of Napoleon III, portraiture had up until the late 1860s been characterized by Ingres’ fidelity to the face and emphasis on the patron’s prestigious social and moral standing.  In “Gaze: Portraiture after Ingres”, the Norton Simon […]


A New Boss and a Jolt of Real World Expertise: Jeffrey Deitch (NY Times) Artists Miffed Over Rothschild Foundation’s Missing Grant Money (NY Times) For China’s Western Expatriates, Creative Lives of Plenty (NY Times) Drawing Distinctions:  Rembrandt at the Getty (WSJ) Director of Getty Museum to Step Down (WSJ) Deitch’s Contract Has Safeguards Against Conflict […]


Miami Fair:  Big Pieces, Smaller Prices and Relief (NY Times) Tweaking the Big Money Art World on Its Own Turf:  William Powhida (NY Times) A Rembrandt Identity Crisis at the Getty (NY Times) Peter Zumthor, Michael Govan Plot LACMA’s Future (LA Times) The Worlds of David Hockney (LA Times) Sizzle Sans Steak and other New […]


by Caroline Newman Irving Penn’s “Small Trades” is a body of work consisting of 252 images currently on display at the Getty Center until January 10, 2010.  “Small Trades” is a series of portraits that meticulously explore blue-collar workers and their occupations in the 1950’s.  Penn is best known for his fashion photography and his […]


What:  Jo Ann Callis:  Woman Twirling @ Getty Museum When:  Through August 9, 2009 Where:  The Getty Center 1200 Getty Center Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90049 Why:  It is not widely known that the Getty features strong contemporary art programming and Jo Ann Callis’ current show is no exception.  Callis was one of the first participants in […]