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Getty Museum Acquires Major Collection of Drawings

Friday, July 21st, 2017

Getty Museum Releases Over 4,000 Images for Free Public Use

Wednesday, August 14th, 2013

Getty Museum Announces Follow Up to Pacific Standard Time

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

AO On Site – Los Angeles: Pacific Standard Time Crosscurrents in L.A. Painting and Sculpture, 1950-1970 at the J. Paul Getty Museum through February 5, 2012

Thursday, January 12th, 2012

Go See – Los Angeles: Picasso, de Chirico, Léger, and Picabia ‘Modern Antiquity’ at the J. Paul Getty Museum through January 16, 2012

Monday, December 19th, 2011

Harold Williams, Founding President of J. Paul Getty Trust, Passes Away at Age of 89

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

Thomas Campbell Awarded Getty Rothschild Research Fellowship

Thursday, July 27th, 2017

Dealers Suing Getty for $77 Million Over Sale of Roman Sculpture That Never Happened

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

Getty and NICAS Partner for Development Program for Conservation Technology

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016

Rare Bernini Sculpture Acquired by Getty

Friday, June 19th, 2015

Frankfurt – Albrecht Dürer: “Dürer: His Art in Context” at the Städel Museum, through February 2nd 2014

Friday, January 31st, 2014

Getty Buys Manet’s “Madame Brunet”

Saturday, May 25th, 2013

Bowie Exhibit is Fastest Selling Event for Victoria and Albert Museum Ever

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

AO On Site – Los Angeles: James Franco at the Museum of Contemporary Art through June 23, 2012

Monday, June 11th, 2012

AO On Site- Los Angeles: Edward Keinholz’s “Five Car Stud 1969-1972, Revisited” at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, through January 15, 2011

Thursday, September 8th, 2011

AO Breaking News: James Cuno resigns as director of the Art Institute of Chicago to lead the J. Paul Getty Trust

Monday, May 9th, 2011

Parmigianino’s “Virgin and Child” Goes to Los Angeles After UK Export Bar Lifted

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

New York – Miles Coolidge: “Coal Seam Redux” at Peter Blum Through February 4th, 2017

Friday, February 3rd, 2017

LA Robert Mapplethorpe Exhibitions in NYT

Thursday, March 31st, 2016

Art Newspaper Documents Challenges of Sexually-Charged Mapplethorpe Works in LA Exhibitions

Tuesday, March 15th, 2016

New York Times Examines History and Fate of Repatriated Artworks

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

The Difficult Issues of Repatriation

Thursday, July 4th, 2013

MOCA May Cancel Pacific Standard Time Show

Saturday, May 4th, 2013

New York – Jim Dine at Pace Gallery Through March 23rd, 2013

Friday, March 22nd, 2013
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Yayoi Kusama Opening Her Own Museum in Tokyo

August 16th, 2017

Yayoi Kusama Infinity Room, via Art NewsArtist Yayoi Kusama is opening her own museum in Tokyo, the New York Times reports.  The five-story structure has been under construction for some time, but its purpose was just recently confirmed by David Zwirner Gallery. The museum will be directed by Tensei Tatebata, and will feature exhibitions centered around Kusama’s work.
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MoMA Extends Friday and Saturday Hours Until 9PM

August 16th, 2017

Louise Lawler. Pollyanna (adjusted to fit), distorted for the times. 2007/2008/2012. As adjusted for the MoMA exhibition WHY PICTURES NOW, 2017. Dimensions variable. Courtesy the artist and Metro Pictures. © 2017 Louise LawlerThe Museum of Modern Art will stay open until 9PM on Fridays and Saturdays for the rest of the year, effectively extending its hours of free Friday admission as well. The museum’s late hours will offer extended opportunities for visitors to browse the collection through December 30th.
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Alberto Giacometti Drawings Discovered in Holdings of Late Antiques Dealer

August 16th, 2017

Giacometti Drawings, via The GuardianA set of drawings found in a London antique shop are believed to be lost works by Alberto Giacometti, The Guardian reports. The works were found while archiving the holdings of antiques dealer Eila Grahame, whose estate records showed some indication that the works might exist, but gave little detail of their contents. “At the time we didn’t know if it was two pieces of paper, two large sketches, whether they were done on the back of a cigarette packet or whether they were done on large canvases,” says Martin Millard, a director at Cheffins auction house, which is in charge of sorting through Grahame’s estate. “We didn’t know what we were looking for.”
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