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diversity

Getty announces internship programme to counter lack of diversity among art conservators

Noting barriers to students of colour, it establishes yearlong training stints with $30,000 grants

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Obituaries

Deborah Marrow, the Getty’s longest-serving leader, has died, aged 70

Starting in 1983 as publications coordinator, she spent most of her three decades at the Getty overseeing its grant-making programme

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Conservation & Preservation

Getty plans sweeping $100m initiative to promote the world’s cultural heritage

Projects will range from exhibitions about the classical world to conservation and excavations and a book about “heritage and mass atrocities”

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Antiquities & Archaeology

A Getty lifeline for classical mosaics in the Middle East and North Africa

As the Getty winds down its decade-long Mosaikon project, it leaves behind a legacy of expertise in a region threatened by looting and political unrest

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Pacific Standard Time

Next edition of Pacific Standard time looks at the intersection of art and science

The Getty-led PST: Art x Science x LA is due to be held in 2024

Interview
Museums & Heritage

LA stories: Deborah Marrow looks back

The Getty Foundation’s leader, who retired in December, discusses her feminist credentials and the broader challenges in cultural philanthropy

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In the frame

Getty announces grants to shore up modern buildings

The conservation projects include the National Art Schools in Havana, the Gateway Arch in St. Louis and the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in California.

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Exhibitions

Los Angeles’ post-war art remapped: Pacific Standard Time puts city’s lesser known artists in the spotlight

The Getty funded project has resulted in more than 125 exhibitions, performances, and events to celebrate the city's history

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Marion True

Tomb robber takes the stand in Marion True trial

Evidence of illegally excavated antiquities in the collection of Getty is presented in court

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Art crime

Getty curator could escape charges on a technicality

Marion True faces charges of conspiring to receive illicitly excavated artefacts

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Restitution

Getty antiquities to be returned to Italy

A joint statement by the Getty and Italian government says 21 pieces will go back

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Marion True

Evidence of Getty Venus’s illicit origin shown to court

Trial of Marion True continues with more evidence against her presented in court

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Books

Jane Bassett and Peggy Fogelman, Looking at European sculpture: a guide to technical terms

This handy book is a reliable and well presented dictionary of terms used in European sculpture.