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November 15, 2011

Images of the Artist

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Images of the Artist

November 15, 2011–February 12, 2012

Images of the Artist, a fascinating exhibition that explores artistic identity and image-making by showcasing some of the ways in which artists have represented themselves, their activities and their surroundings, will be on view at the J. Paul Getty Museum, Getty Center, from November 15, 2011 to February 12, 2012. Spanning 500 years, from the late Renaissance to the 20th century, the exhibition’s 41 interconnected objects feature compelling drawings, prints, photographs, paintings, and sculptures from the Getty Museum’s collections, complemented by loans from local institutions and private collections.

Images at top: Pygmalion and Galatea, about 1812–1820. Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes (Spanish, 1746–1828). Brush and sepia wash. The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles/ Mondrian’s Glasses and Pipe, 1926. André Kertész (American, born Hungary, 1894-1985). Gelatin silver print. The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles. © Estate of André Kertész/ Self-Portrait, about 1845. Charles Samuel Keene (British, 1823-1891). Pen and brown ink over black chalk. The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles  

 
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