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Historic Abraham Louis Breguet Pocket Watches Go on View at the...

LOS ANGELES, CA.- The J. Paul Getty Museum announced the loan of four pocket watches created by Abraham -Louis Breguet (1747 – 1823), founder of the Breguet watch company. These watches, part of the company’s historic timepiece collection, da...

Los Angeles Times Reporters Delve into the Opaque World of Antiquities’...

NEW YORK, NY (REUTERS).- One bit of information museums don't often include on placards explaining the origins of ancient artifacts is how they were obtained. But in a new book, "Chasing Aphrodite: The Hunt for Looted Antiquities at the World's Richest...

Getty Museum Displays Photographs of Cuba Before, During, and After the...

LOS ANGELES, CA.- Cuba’s attempt to forge an independent state with an ambitious set of social goals, all the while moored to powerful political and economic interests, has been a source of fascination for nations, intellectuals, and artists alike...

Getty Museum Displays Photographs of Cuba Before, During, and After the...

LOS ANGELES, CA.- Cuba’s attempt to forge an independent state with an ambitious set of social goals, all the while moored to powerful political and economic interests, has been a source of fascination for nations, intellectuals, and artists alike...

Art Institute of Chicago’s James Cuno Named President and CEO of...

LOS ANGELES (REUTERS).- The Getty Trust on Monday named James Cuno to head up its renowned art museums and collections, the second time it has tapped a leader of the Art Institute of Chicago to run its wide-ranging arts programs. Cuno, who oversaw the...

The Getty Museum’s Rebecca Taylor Appointed Communications Director at MoMA PS1

NEW YORK, NY.- Klaus Biesenbach, Director of MoMA PS1 and Chief Curator at Large at MoMA, announced that Rebecca Taylor has been appointed Communications Director at MoMA PS1. In this role, Ms. Taylor will manage all communications functions for MoMA P...

Getty Brings Together Over 40 Drawings, Predominantly Recent Acquisitions

LOS ANGELES, CA.- In the past few years, the Getty Museum has focused on building its holdings of German and Austrian drawings from the 18th through the early 20th centuries thanks to important acquisitions and gifts, which is unveiled for the first ti...

Getty Museum to Return Looted Painting Previously Owned by Jacques Goudstikker

LOS ANGELES (AP).- The J. Paul Getty Museum has agreed to return a 370-year-old painting that once belonged to an art dealer who fled Holland when the Nazis invaded in 1940. Jacques Goudstikker was the Netherlands' biggest art dealer in the 1930s. He ...

Italian Governor Gian Mario Spacca Wants Shared Custody of Statue with...

LOS ANGELES (AP).- An Italian lawmaker offered a cultural exchange proposal Monday that sounded a little like an ultimatum, saying officials at the J. Paul Getty Museum should behave ethically and return knowingly looted art. Gov. Gian Mario Spacca of...

Newly Acquired Turner’s "Modern Rome-Campo Vaccino" on View at the Getty

LOS ANGELES, CA.- The J. Paul Getty Museum announces that J.M.W. Turner's masterpiece Modern Rome - Campo Vaccino (1838-39) is now on view at the Getty Center. The recently acquired painting shows a view of Rome from the Capitoline Hill, as if looking ...

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