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Getty Museum Gifts for Mother's Day
GETTY MUSEUM GIFTS FOR MOTHER’S DAY
New exclusive home fragrance, Italian leather handbags and more for everyone on your list
LOS ANGELES – Give the gift of art this Mother’s Day. Shop online for unique and charming gifts inspired by the Getty Museum’s collection, including a brand-new Getty-exclusive home fragrance evoking Van Gogh Irises, a new collection of Italian leather handbags by Gabs, handcrafted jewelry, and other special items. Every purchase benefits Getty’s programs. All items are available at shop.getty.edu.
Drink your coffee, tea or hot chocolate in style with a fine bone china mug featuring portraits of the great modern artists Georgia O’Keeffe, Frida Kahlo, Yayoi Kusama, Faith Ringgold, and Sonia Delaunay.
This Getty exclusive Tea by the Sea blend is carefully hand crafted from the finest and most refined traditional Chinese black teas. Serendipitously lifted by sweet, aromatic lavender flowers, this harmonious blend delivers a rich, round, earthy cup, and leaves behind a slightly floral finish.
A sylvan collection of beautiful depictions of flowers by artists, photographers, and illustrators. Interspersed through the illustrations are short texts about the artists and their interest in particular flowers.
This thoughtful and inspiring book is designed to help you carve out moments of self-expression and unlock your creative potential. Award-winning illustrator Lorna Scobie shows you that art does not have to be scary - it can be done with any materials in any color, in any style and, most importantly, it can be done anywhere!
Gifts $50 and under
This richly illustrated exhibition catalogue features photographs by three Mexican women, each representing a different generation, who have explored and stretched notions of Mexican identity in works that range from the documentary to the poetic.
An intimate culinary portrait of Los Angeles today—a city now recognized among food lovers for its booming, vibrant, international restaurant landscape—with 100 recipes from its restaurants, juice bars, coffee shops, cocktail lounges, food trucks, and hole-in-the-wall gems.
Dora Maar (born Henriette Théodora Markovitch, 1907–1997) was active at the height of Surrealism in France. She was recognized as a key member of the movement and maintained professional relationships with many of its prominent figures. Richly illustrated with 240 key works showcasing Maar’s inimitable acumen as a photographer, this book examines the full arc of her career for the very first time.
$40 - $45
This collection of 24 karat gold plated and enamel jewelry was inspired by details from still life artworks featured in the past Getty exhibition Manet and Modern Beauty. Designed exclusively for the J. Paul Getty Museum.
$45 - $195
Elegant scarves featuring works of art in the collections of the J. Paul Getty Museum and the Getty Research Institute.
An ambitious and revelatory investigation of the black female figure in modern art, tracing the legacy of Manet through to contemporary art.
Thoroughly researched and beautifully produced, this catalogue complements the first comprehensive retrospective in the United States of Imogen Cunningham’s photographic work in over thirty-five years. An early feminist and inspiration to future generations, Cunningham intensely engaged with Pictorialism and Modernism; genres of portraiture, landscape, the nude, still life, and street photography; and themes such as flora, dancers and music, hands, and the elderly.
Gifts $100 and under
Sculpture reproduction of Rene Magritte’s La Folie Des Grandeurs (Delusions of Grandeur), which is part of the Fran and Ray Stark outdoor sculptures collection at the Getty Center.
This home fragrance is inspired by one of the J. Paul Getty Museum’s most popular paintings Irises, by Vincent van Gogh, and aims to express the delicate beauty of the flowers that inspired the painter: the fresh hints of bitter orange, cedar leaves and cardamom become sweet with the powdery heart of Iris blends, gaiac and vetiver. All coming to rest on a warm cedar wood and labdanum base.
The Aphrodite Bust, also known as the Aphrodite of Capua or the Capuan Venus, is a reproduction of a Roman Copy from the Napoli Archaeological Museum in Italy. Crafted of resin with a marble finish.
Gifts $250 and under
$90 - $180
This collection of glass vases, bowls, wine goblets, champagne flutes, and paperweights are hand blown by Tom Stoenner in a style that he has refined over three decades. At his studio in the scenic Hudson Valley, he creates functional glassware for the home and table. Each exquisite object is individually crafted using an informed, contemporary sensibility. These contemporary pieces of art glass were produced using historic techniques similar to those that were used in making Ancient Roman glass and Murano glass - examples of which can be found in the antiquities collection at the Getty Villa Museum.
$65 - $195
The collection features handcrafted jewelry adaptation of 24 karat gold-plated necklaces, earrings and a cuff bracelet. Each piece is cut, hammered, polished, and plated by hand using traditional Hellenistic techniques, resulting in a one-of-a-kind work of art. Designed and made in Greece exclusively for the Getty by artist Fotenini Liami.
$35 - $225
Elegant Italian convertible hand bags, clutch bags, cosmetic bags, wallets, and coin purses featuring works of art in the collection of the Getty Museum. Crafted by Gabs, founded in 2000 by designer Franco Gabbrielli in Florence. His family tradition and experience within the leather goods industry dates back to the 1970s.
Gifts $500 and under
These elegant dual-layer umbrellas feature exquisite details from works of art in the collection of the J. Paul Getty Museum. Made exclusively for the Getty in Italy.
$170 - $390
Jewelry collection made exclusively for the Getty using 22 karat gold leaf, feature details from Irises, painted in 1889 by Vincent van Gogh. Today, it is among the most beloved works in the Getty’s collection. Using an intricate process, each piece of jewelry is gilded and burnished by hand, and finished to a rich patina, resulting in an exquisite work of art.
These elegant rose gold-plated fountain pens feature details from works of art in the collection of the J. Paul Getty Museum. Pen includes a blue lacquered wood gift box and 4GB USB drive containing an informative video on source artwork.
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