Conservation of Sculpture & Decorative Arts

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Conservation of Sculpture & Decorative Arts

– Conservation is an overarching term which refers to all of the activities that we do, including the preventive work, the analysis, the authentication, the

A New Vision for Ancient Art at the Getty Villa

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A New Vision for Ancient Art at the Getty Villa

To me, personally, this installation is an important part of what I really wanted to do when I first came to the Getty. Virtually every

Conservation of Mosaics in Roman North Africa

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Conservation of Mosaics in Roman North Africa

(soft flutey music playing) Voiceover: The rich cultural heritage of Tunisia extends back thousands of years. Situated on the northern coast of Africa, Tunisia’s history

Almost Invisible: The Cartoon Transfer Process

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Almost Invisible: The Cartoon Transfer Process

How did a Renaissance artist get from here to here? Artists in the Renaissance used a variety of drawing techniques to help create works like

Conservation of Jackson Pollock’s Mural

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Conservation of Jackson Pollock’s Mural

Our challenge in conservation is always to keep in mind the artist’s intent. What did Pollock intend? What did he want us to see? How

Drawing: The Art of Change

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Drawing: The Art of Change

LENA: When I need to figuresomething out in my head I draw. WYNTON: I draw constantly,everywhere I go. SANDY: For me every drawingis a process

Writing Historical Fiction: The Ancient World in Modern Literature

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Writing Historical Fiction: The Ancient World in Modern Literature

MICHAEL BRAND: Goodevening, everyone. I'm Michael Brand, Directorof the Getty Museum. And it gives me greatpleasure to welcome you here this evening to thepresentation of

Gold-Ground Panel Painting

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Gold-Ground Panel Painting

– [Voiceover] Gold-ground paintings of the 13 and 1400s were usually made for an altar piece which decorated a public church or as part of

The Magic of Line: Gustav Klimt's Artistic Process

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The Magic of Line: Gustav Klimt's Artistic Process

the starkness of a hand-drawn line with its potential for lyrical beauty is essential to Gustav Klimt art through line Klimt sought to convey the

Exploring Color in Mughal Paintings

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Exploring Color in Mughal Paintings