J. Paul Getty Museum

January 28, 2012

Deconstructing Aphrodite: the Getty Art Museum, looted antiquities and the art trade

The 4th century BC marble sculpture of winged griffins at center of controversy, acquired illegally by the J. Paul Getty Museum in 1985Source: NPR An interesting […]
April 4, 2016

Provenance research on display–Part Two

by Marc Masurovsky How is “provenance research” defined? Some institutions stress the linguistic roots of the word “provenance.” The Getty Museum teaches us that the word […]