Past GRI Exhibitions


Yvonne Rainer: Dances and Films

(May 27–October 12, 2014)

SCRATCH

(This exhibition was on view at ESMoA, El Segundo. June 8–September 21, 2014 )

No Further West: The Story of Los Angeles Union Station

(This traveling exhibition was on view at the Los Angeles Public Library, Central Library. May 2–August 10, 2014 )

Connecting Seas: A Visual History of Discoveries and Encounters

(December 7, 2013–April 13, 2014)

Overdrive: L.A. Constructs the Future, 1940–1990

(This traveling exhibition was on view at National Building Museum in Washington, D.C., October 20, 2013–March 10, 2014)
In Focus: Ed Ruscha

In Focus: Ed Ruscha

(April 9–September 29, 2013)
Overdrive: L.A. Constructs the Future, 1940–1990

Overdrive: L.A. Constructs the Future, 1940–1990

(April 9–July 21, 2013)
The Farewell to Surrealism: The Dyn Circle

Farewell to Surrealism: The Dyn Circle in Mexico

(October 2, 2012–April 14, 2013)
A Nation Emerges: The Mexican Revolution Revealed

A Nation Emerges: The Mexican Revolution Revealed

(This traveling exhibition was on view at Los Angeles Public Library, Central Library, September 8, 2011–February 23, 2013)
The Getty Research Institute: Recent Print Acquisitions

The Getty Research Institute: Recent Print Acquisitions

(April 7–September 2, 2012)
A GRI traveling exhibition

Pacific Standard Time: Kunst in Los Angeles, 1950–1980

(Building on the Getty's Pacific Standard Time exhibitions, this traveling exhibition was on view at the Martin-Gropius-Bau in Berlin, March 15–June 10, 2012)
<em>Hard Edge</em> group exhibition, Los Angeles, May 1964

Greetings from L.A.: Artists and Publics, 1950–1980

(October 1–February 5, 2011)
Portrait of Akhmet / Larionov

Tango with Cows: Book Art of the Russian Avant-Garde, 1910–1917

(This traveling exhibition was on view at the Block Museum at Northwestern University, September 23, 2011–December 11, 2011)
First Facade of the Dusseldorf Gallery (detail)

Display & Art History: The Düsseldorf Gallery and Its Catalogue

(May 31–August 21, 2011)
Portrait of Li Hongzhang in Tianjin (detail) / Liang

Brush & Shutter: Early Photography in China

(February 8–May 1, 2011)
Section of the Vienna Codex / anonymous Mixtec artist

Obsidian Mirror-Travels: Refracting Ancient Mexican Art and Archaeology

(November 16, 2010–March 27, 2011)
Crossing of the Granicus/ Audran

Printing the Grand Manner: Charles Le Brun and Monumental Prints in the Age of Louis XIV

(May 18–October 17, 2010)
The Cosmic Mind / Pseudo Isidore of Seville

Migrations of the Mind: Manuscripts from the Lawrence J. Schoenberg Collection

(November 17, 2009–April 18, 2010)
Vues d'Algérie prises au dauguerréotype / Bettinger

Walls of Algiers: Narratives of the City

(May 19–October 18, 2009)
Portrait of Akhmet / Larionov

Tango with Cows: Book Art of the Russian Avant-Garde, 1910–1917

(November 18, 2008–April 19, 2009)
Sinchi Roca / Unknown

The Marvel and Measure of Peru: Three Centuries of Visual History, 1550–1880

(July 8–October 19, 2008)
California Video exhibition

California Video

(March 15–June 8, 2008)
1886 Tennis Costume /  Rudofsky

Lessons from Bernard Rudofsky

(March 11–June 8, 2008)
Toonneel van China / Kircher

China on Paper: European and Chinese Works from the Late Sixteenth to the Early Nineteenth Century

(November 6, 2007–February 10, 2008)
Selbstbemalung II / Brus

Evidence of Movement

(July 10–October 7, 2007)
Rose-Colored Dance at the House of Mr. Shibusawa / Tadanori

Art, Anti-Art, Non-Art: Experimentations in the Public Sphere in Postwar Japan, 1950–1970

(March 6–June 3, 2007)
A typographic collage of Futurist journals / Soffici

A Tumultuous Assembly: Visual Poems of the Italian Futurists

(August 1, 2006–January 7, 2007)
Voice of Freedom in the German Night / Heartfield

Agitated Images: John Heartfield and German Photomontage, 1920–1938

(February 21–June 25, 2006)
Case House Study #22 / Shulman

Julius Shulman, Modernity and the Metropolis

(October 11, 2005–January 22, 2006)
Figured Silks: Part One, Silk and Secrecy / Korf and Yang

The Artist Turns to the Book

(May 24, 2005–September 11, 2005)
Seated Male Figures after Ancient Roman Sculptures / David

Drawn to Rome: French Neoclassical Sketchbooks and Prints

(February 1–April 24, 2005)
Trophies of Emperor Augustus / Piranesi

Past Presence: Objects of Study at the Getty Research Institute

(October 26, 2004–January 2, 2005)
Postcard for Sea Tails

Sea Tails: A Video Collaboration

(July 13–September 26, 2004)
Taxes and Art / Samuels

The Business of Art: Evidence from the Art Market

(March 16–June 13, 2004)
Free Admission Day / Daumier

Comic Art: The Paris Salon in Caricature

(November 18, 2003–February 15, 2004)
(at the Mary Leigh Block Museum of Art, January 20-March 12, 2006)
Henri Matisse in His Paris Studio / Liberman

Photographs of Artists by Alexander Liberman

(July 22–October 19, 2003)
A la pintura / Motherwell

Robert Motherwell: A la pintura (To Painting)

(March 4–June 22, 2003)
Map of Greece / Gastaldi

Landscapes of Myth

(November 5, 2002–February 2, 2003)
The Danube Exodus

The Danube Exodus: The Rippling Currents of the River

(August 17–September 29, 2002)
Design for a portion of an illusionistic ceiling / Laureti

The Geometry of Seeing: Perspective and the Dawn of Virtual Space

(April 16–July 7, 2002)
Arch of Constantine with Colosseum in the Background / Canal

Naples and Vesuvius on the Grand Tour

(December 21, 2001–March 24, 2002)
L'oiseau bleu: Jeu magnétique

Devices of Wonder: From the World in a Box to Images on a Screen

(November 13, 2001–February 3, 2002)
Sherrie Levine/Joost van Oss: Sculpture Prototypes

Sherrie Levine/Joost van Oss: Sculpture Prototypes

(June 6, 2001–July 8, 2001)
Portrait of indigenous men, Albumen print

Mexico: From Empire to Revolution

(Part I, October 21, 2000–January 21, 2001, Part II, February 24 - May 20, 2001)
Exhibition Information
architectural drawings and sketches

Shaping the Great City: Modern Architecture in Central Europe, 1890–1937

(February 20–May 6, 2001)
Making a Prince's Museum

Making a Prince's Museum: Drawings for the Late-Eighteenth-Century Redecoration of the Villa Borghese in Rome

(June 17, 2000–September 17, 2000)
Arte de repostería/ de la Mata

The Edible Monument: The Art of Food for Festivals

(February 26, 2000–May 21, 2000)
The Shadow of Gradiva

The Shadow of Gradiva: A Last Excavation Campaign in the Collections of the Getty Center by Anne and Patrick Poirier

(November 6, 1999–January 30, 2000)
A Structure Revealed: Drawings of the Amsterdam Stock Exchange by Daniel Castor

A Structure Revealed: Drawings of the Amsterdam Stock Exchange by Daniel Castor

(March 20, 1999–June 12, 1999)

Monuments of the Future: Designs by El Lissitzky

(November 21, 1998–February 21, 1999)
Port and Corridor: Working Sites in Los Angeles

Port and Corridor: Working Sites in Los Angeles—Photographs by Robbert Flick and Alan Sekula

(August 15–October 18, 1998)
Framing the Asian Shore: Nineteenth-Century Photographs of the Ottoman Empire

Framing the Asian Shore: Nineteenth-Century Photographs of the Ottoman Empire

(March 28, 1998–June 28, 1998)
Incendiary Art: The Representation of Fireworks in Early Modern Europe

Incendiary Art: The Representation of Fireworks in Early Modern Europe

(December 16, 1997–March 1, 1998)
Imaginary ruins with arcade / Unknown

Irresistible Decay: Ruins Reclaimed

(December 16, 1997–February 22, 1998)