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Getty Center

1200 Getty Center Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90046

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Phone: (310) 440-7300
Fax: (310) 440-7722

James Cuno Director

Tuesday - Sunday, 10am-5:30pm; Saturday, 10am-9pm.

Admission Price:
Parking is $15, admission is always free


September 26, 2016 - December 31, 2018
J. Paul Getty Life and Legacy
Permanent Installation, Ongoing
Exhibit includes objects that Getty collected personally, and a digital interactive experience that visitors can use to learn about his life, business dealings, and establishment of the Trust and the Museum.
May 24, 2017 - December 31, 2018
Greek and Roman Sculpture from the Santa Barbara Museum of Art
May 24, 2016—Ongoing
Discovered in Italy in the mid-18th century, the torso was recognized as the god of wine by the skin stretched tautly across its chest. In the mid-20th century, the torso came to adorn the garden of Montecito, California collector Wright S. Ludington.
January 23, 2018 - January 6, 2019
A Queen's Treasure from Versailles: Marie-Antoinette's Japanese Lacquer
Precious examples of Japanese lacquer from the personal collection Marie-Antoinette. Her collection of small lacquer boxes was one of the finest assembled in Europe, and she considered them to be among her most cherished possessions.
June 26, 2018 - October 28, 2018
Getty Research Institute Presents, "Artists and Their Books/Books and Their Artists"
Works by more than 40 contemporary artists
June 26, 2018 - October 21, 2018
A Century of Fashion Photography. 1911-2011
This show traces fashion photography's trajectory from niche industry to powerful cultural force, and its gradual embrace as an art form. Fashion is ephemeral, art is eternal. —Oscar Wilde
July 24, 2018 - October 28, 2018
"Masterful Likeness: Dutch Drawings of the Golden Age"
Rembrandt van Rijn, Albert Cuyp, and Hendrick Avercamp, will be featured alongside recent acquisitions of drawings by Gerard ter Borch, Willem Buytewech, and Esaias van de Velde.
August 7, 2018 - February 3, 2019
Art of Three Faiths A Torah, a Bible, and a Qur’an
Copies of the Torah, Christian Bible, and Qur’an are among the most beautifully illuminated manuscripts of the Middle Ages, represented in this exhibition by three remarkable examples.
August 28, 2018 - December 2, 2018
All that Glitters Life at the Renaissance Court
This exhibition explores how the luxury arts, from illuminated manuscripts to textiles, helped construct the identities of the court elite.


European Paintings, Decorative Arts, Old Master Drawings, Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts, 19th & 20th Century American & European Photographs

New Galleries for Medieval and Renaissance Sculpture and Decorative Arts, Through December 2014.


Harald Szeemann
Getty Center, Getty Conservation Institute, Los Angeles, California - ICA LA, Los Angeles, California
Review by Jody Zellen
Harald Szeemann was one of the world's key curators in the 1960s and 70s, effectively launching a new era of a

Past Editorial

Harald Szeemann
Robert Polidori
David Hockney
“Illuminating Women in the Medieval World”
Jane and Louise Wilson; “Concrete Poetry, Words and Sounds in Graphic Space”
Richard Learoyd
The Art of Alchemy
"Cave Temples of Dunhuang"
Ishiuchi Miyako
JMW Turner
“World War I: War of Images, Images of War"
James Ensor
Canterbury & St. Albans
Abelardo Morrell
Heaven, Hell and Dying Well
''Gods of Angkor''
Frederick H. Evans / 'Urban Panoramas'
Irving Penn
Jo Anne Callis
Walls of Algiers


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