A collection of news and information related to The Getty published by this site and its partners.
Displaying items 1-12 of 389 » View hbindependent.com items only1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11-33 Next >
He labels himself as "Venetophile," or someone obsessed with everything dealing with Venice. No, not the city in California, but the water-locked city in Italy. When Tim Reinard, owner of Sunset Gondola in Huntington Beach, was 11 years old, he...
This weekend marks the jubilee of the Segerstrom Center for the Arts — known for 24 of its first 25 years as the Orange County Performing Arts Center. Apart from a series of headline performances by the San Francisco Ballet, the commemorative...
Tags: Arts, Arts and Culture
An essay in the program for Los Angeles Opera's new production of "Tosca," which opened at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion on Saturday night, begins by quoting Benjamin Britten on Puccini's opera. The British composer, Joseph Berger writes, was "'sickened'...
For nearly a century starting in the 1880s, photographers went from sluice to street corner to suburban pool to record one utility's efforts to electrify Greater Los Angeles and beyond. The result of their labors: the 70,000-image Southern California...
The Museum of Contemporary Art released a statement Friday saying it has moved back the opening date of its show about contemporary Los Angeles architecture, part of the Getty's "Pacific Standard Time Presents" initiative, by two weeks, to June 16....
When hundreds of federal agents raided four Southern California museums early one January morning in 2008, it set the art world ablaze, suggesting that even amid an international looting scandal, museums had continued to do business with the black...
Tags: Archaeology, University of Miami, UNESCO, Arts and Culture, Asia
Surprisingly, little has changed at the Eames House since 1949, when Charles and Ray Eames designed their Pacific Palisades home and studio as a model of affordable modern living. Most of the objects they lived with remain in place at the two-part,...
Tags: Science and Technology, Museums, Research, Arts, Architecture
FrameworkMore than 100 portraits of Humanitas Academy of Art and Technology (HAAT) students and their photographs will be featured on a 1,000-foot-long fence covering the construction of the Huntington Library's Education and Visitor Center. HAAT is in East Los...
"Everything Loose Will Land" has landed. And its timing could hardly be better. The exhibition at the MAK Center in West Hollywood, curated by UCLA architectural historian and critic Sylvia Lavin, is a wry study of the ways Los Angeles artists and...
The preservation group Pasadena Heritage takes a turn toward the Modern when it hosts a May 19 tour of six homes built after 1940. Stops will include homes by Lloyd Wright, Harold Zook, Ted Tyler and Lawrence Test, plus two houses by the iconic...
Tags: Architecture, Arts and Culture
Beer auction at Bruery: Orange County’s Bruery will be hosting a silent auction of rare beers on Sunday from noon to 6 p.m. at the Bruery’s Tasting Room in Placentia. The event, benefiting Share our Strength Taste of the Nation Los Angeles,...
Tags: Honey, Butter, Arts, Peanut Butter, Auction Service
Stepping up the effort to strengthen its European art collection, the Getty Museum has acquired two major Old Masters paintings: an exuberant early self-portrait of Rembrandt from around 1628, and a classic scene of the Grand Canal in Venice by...
Jan 9, 2013 |Story| HB Independent
Sep 28, 2011 |Story| HB Independent
May 20, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
May 19, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
May 17, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
May 18, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
May 18, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
May 14, 2013 | Los Angeles Times
May 16, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
May 10, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
May 9, 2013 |Story| LAT - HOLD Archive
May 9, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Original site for The Getty topic gallery.