Getty Research Institute Welcomes Exceptional Group of Scholars this September


LOS ANGELES, CA.- Artists mobilize a variety of intellectual, organizational, technological, and physical resources to create their work. This scholar year at the Getty Research Institute will delve into questions bearing upon the theme Artistic Practice, and two research projects; Los Angeles Architecture, 1940–1990, and The Display of Art in Roman Palaces, 1550–1750. At the Getty Research Institute, scholars will pay particular attention to the material manifestations of memory and imagination in the form of sketchbooks, notebooks, pattern books, and model books. They will look closely at how notes, comments, written and drawn observations reveal the creative process. Additionally, the scholars will conduct art historical research into times and places where such media were not in use to discover what practices were developed to give ideas material form. At the Getty Villa, scholars will study the ways in which artists in ant