February 25–June 7, 2020, Getty Center - 1200 Getty Center Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90049. Michelangelo was one of the most creative and influential artists in the history of Western art. This exhibition explores the full range of his work as a painter, sculptor, and architect through more than two dozen of his extraordinary drawings, including desig...

The Annunciation by Giovanni di Balduccio is a pair of finely carved marble sculptures depicting the moment that the archangel Gabriel announces to Mary at Nazareth that she will become the mother of Jesus Christ. The two separate figures stand in relationship to each other. Gabriel, slightly smaller than Mary, looks at her with his head turned sli...

Statua del Lisippo, via alla petizione e alla raccolta firme per riaverlo. A dicembre la Cassazione ha rigettato anche l’ultimo ricorso del Getty Museum. Dunque via libera alla rogatoria internazionale per riavere la statua greca in Italia. Resta valido il provvedimento del giudice Gasparini che ordina la confisca «della statua denominata L’Atleta...

The Getty said Thursday that it had acquired Italian masterpieces — a religious painting by Renaissance master Agnolo Bronzino and a pair of Gothic marble sculptures by Giovanni di Balduccio — that rank among the “greatest works” in the museum’s collection. The painting, “Virgin and Child With Saint Elizabeth and Saint John the Baptist” (1540-1545)...

Although he was among the most renowned Italian painters of the late fifteenth century, Ercole de’ Roberti almost slipped through the cracks of history. Within a hundred years of his death, historians had muddled even the basic details of his life, and over the next three centuries all but two of his surviving works were attributed to different art...

The Getty Villa is modeled on the Villa dei Papiri in Herculaneum, Italy, which was buried by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in AD 79. This exhibition presents rare original artifacts and traces attempts to unroll and decipher thecarbonized papyri found during the latest excavations. On June 27, Francesco Sirano, Director of Herculaneum Archaeologi...

The Italian culture ministry has asked the Getty Museum in LA to return another four stolen works besides the famed Lysippus statue, sources told ANSA Wednesday. They are: a canvas by 19th century painter Camillo Miola, The Oracle at Delphi, stolen from the Istituto San Lorenzo in Aversa near Naples between 1943 and '46; two Roman era marble lions...

Saturday, May 4, 2019, from 3 pm - 4:30 pm. Harold M. Williams Auditorium - 1200 Getty Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90049. Free | Advance ticket required/Get tickets here. The impact of Renaissance master Leonardo da Vinci on art and research at the Getty extends well beyond the two sheets of drawings in the Museum’s collection. This program, marking the...

When: From Sunday, February 10, 2019 to Monday, February 11, 2019 - Where: UCLA & Getty Center In conjunction with Miraculous Encounters on view at the Getty Center, a two-day conference hosted by the University of California Los Angeles (February 10) and the Getty Center (February 11), dedicated to Italian mannerist painter Jacopo da Pontormo. Org...

The J. Paul Getty Museum announced today the acquisition of Spring in the Alps, 1897, by Giovanni Segantini (Italian, 1858-1899). Originally painted for Jacob Stern, a San Francisco collector and director of Levi Strauss & Co, the painting has a long connection to California. It was on continuous loan to Legion of Honor in San Francisco from 1928 u...