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"I Have You My Captain. You Won't Fall." (detail), Paul Iribe, 1917. From Á coups de baïonnette 9 (June 1917). The Getty Research Institute, 93-S507

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  "I Have You My Captain. You Won't Fall." (detail), Paul Iribe, 1917. From Á coups de baïonnette 9 (June 1917). The Getty Research Institute, 93-S507

World War I: War of Images, Images of War

Through April 19, 2015 | The Getty Center
In the first war fought by a generation of modern artists, culture was an integral part of the conflict, with sketchbooks and magazine covers forming a parallel series of battlefields to the Western and Eastern Fronts. World War I: War of Images, Images of War examines the visual legacy of the Great War via the representation of war in propaganda and its depiction by artists who experienced the brutality firsthand.

Experts lead gallery tours Tuesdays and Thursdays at 2:00 p.m. through April 16, 2015, with the exception of April 7, 2015.

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EVENT

  Detail of the Florentine Codex, book 9. Firenze, Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana, Ms. Med. Palat. 219, f. 371v

Visual and Textual Dialogues in Colonial Mexico and Europe: The Florentine Codex

Conference | April 17 and 18, 2015 | UCLA and The Getty Center
This conference considers how Nahua contributors to the Florentine Codex, along with their Spanish interpreter, Fray Bernardino de Sahagún, used images and alphabetic texts to represent themselves and their cultures to mixed audiences in Mexico and Europe during the late 16th century.

Day 1: Friday, April 17 at UCLA: Visit the UCLA website to reserve a ticket.

Day 2: Saturday, April 18 at the Getty Center: Reserve a free ticket.

ANNOUNCEMENT

  Duveen code book (detail), January 1937, box 221. The Getty Research Institute, 960015

Duveen Brothers Records Now Available Online

More than 200,000 pages of stock books, sales books, invoice books, shipping receipts, customer ledgers, and correspondence from the Duveen Brothers Records are now available online for free. The Duveen Brothers played a prominent role in the transfer of artworks from Europe to the United States, and helped to form many American museum collections. These records were previously available on microfilm only, and have been digitized thanks to a grant from the Samuel H. Kress Foundation.

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Find out more about the Duveen Brothers.

Find out more about the Samuel H. Kress Foundation Grant.

PUBLICATION

 



Principles of Art History: The Problem of the Development of Style in Early Modern Art

100th Anniversary Edition
Heinrich Wölfflin's revolutionary attempt to construct a science of art through the study of the development of style has been a foundational work of formalist art history since it was first published in 1915. This new English translation includes prefaces and an afterword that Wölfflin added to later editions, as well as introductory essays to provide a historical and critical framework.

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NEW FOR RESEARCHERS

  Drill rendering for Millers Falls Company, L. Garth Huxatble, ca. 1950. The Getty Research Institute, 2013.M.2

L. Garth Huxtable Papers, 1913–2012

Finding Aid
Industrial designer L. Garth Huxtable was a leading contributor to the field of American product design from the 1930s to the 1970s. His most extensive work involved designing hand tools, cookware, and tableware for clients like the Millers Falls Tool Company and The Four Seasons restaurant in New York. Huxtable's papers comprise drawings, models, and tools.

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VIDEO

  Film director David Lebrun at the Getty Center, 2015.

Dance of the Maize God

Video of Febraury 1, 2015, Film Screening and Discussion
While thousands of Maya vases have flooded into public and private collections over the last 50 years, the race to obtain them has destroyed ancient temples. The documentary Dance of the Maize God (2014, 96 min.) explores Maya life and mythology, as well as the issues involved in the collection and study of looted art. This event was related to the GRI's 2014/2015 Scholar Year theme, Object—Value—Canon, and was made possible in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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