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Getty Museum Reopens North Pavilion Galleries with a Major Reinstallation

LOS ANGELES, CA.- The J. Paul Getty Museum announced today that four permanent collection galleries at the Getty Center will reopen tomorrow with an innovative reinstallation of sculpture and decorative arts. “We have utilized recent advances in technology, design, and—most importantly—significant additions to the collection, to reconfigure portions of the sculpture and decorative arts installation at the Getty Center,” explains David Bomford, acting director of the J. Paul Getty Museum. “With the reinstallation of the North Pavilion, a 17th-century display cabinet from Augsburg, a 12th-century Limoges enamel relief of Christ in Majesty, and much of the Museum’s collection of stained glass are now on permanent view, the latter two for the first time.” Antonia Boström, senior curator of sculpture and decorative arts at the J. Paul Getty Museum adds, “For the last several years, our department has worked very