New from the Getty Research Institute

The Middle East Through a Victorian Woman's Pen

The Middle East Through a Victorian Woman's Pen

Art historian Jane Friedman discusses the use of travel literature to inspire 19th-century women to venture abroad.

Allan Sekula's Papers Reveal His Art, Writing, and Thought Process

Allan Sekula's Papers Reveal His Art, Writing, and Thought Process

One of the Getty Research Institute's latest acquisitions, the Allan Sekula Archive documents his meticulous process and socially engaged practice.

In Support of Research Libraries

In Support of Research Libraries

In this open letter, Director Thomas W. Gaehtgens joins independent research libraries across the US to stress the vital importance of federally funded art and library programs.

The Getty Research Institute is dedicated to furthering knowledge and advancing understanding of the visual arts. Its Research Library with special collections of rare materials and digital resources serves an international community of scholars and the interested public.