April 12, 2014
thegetty : “Spend five minutes with the Italian choir book featured in the exhibition Heaven and Earth: Byzantine Illumination at the Cultural Crossroads .

March 12, 2014
Roman gems @ thegetty : These dramatic masks are less than ½ an inch tall, but are packed with theatrical punch.

March 9, 2014
The so-called Athlete of Fano, a Greek bronze found off the coast of Italy by fisherman in 1964, is the subject of controversy between the Italian government and the Getty museum, which acquired the statue in 1977.

January 12, 2014
thegetty : For many artists, mythological characters provided a context for the rendering of intense muscular figures.

November 7, 2013
thegetty : Most elaborate window shutter ever?

August 1, 2013
thegetty : A view of Rome for the traveler, the tourist and the antiquarian.

July 20, 2013
thegetty : The 16th century Italians sure knew how to build a beach scene.

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