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June 2012

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Fame

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Explore our exhibition Portraits of Renown: Photography and the Cult of Celebrity online and in person. This exhibition includes a selection from the Getty Museum's collection and explores visual strategies used by photographers to picture the famous from the 1840s to the year 2000.

Adapt the lesson below to examine the way these photographers convey a sitter's fame.

Lesson Plan: Exploring Photographs, Lesson 1—Methods of Visual Analysis

Exhibition: Portraits of Renown: Photography and the Cult of Celebrity is on view through August 26, 2012.

Warhol / Cosindas
Andy Warhol, New York City, Marie Cosindas, American, 1966. Marie Cosindas

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David with the Head of Goliath is Off View at the Getty Center

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David with the Head of Goliath by Guido Cagnacci, has been removed from the East Pavilion, gallery 202.

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