Paul Getty

Paul Getty

Sir John Paul Getty, KBE was a wealthy American-born British philanthropist and book collector. He was the elder son of Jean Paul Getty, Sr. (1892–1976), one of the richest men in the world at the time, and his wife Anne Rork. The Getty family's wealth was the result of the oil business founded by George Franklin Getty.
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England
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The True Story of the Kidnapping Behind All the Money in the World
Yahoo News - about 2 months
How the real story of John Paul Getty III's kidnapping—the subject of 'All the Money in the World'—was reported as it was happening in 1973
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Getty Museum says it's 'safest place' for art if fires threaten
CNN - 3 months
The J. Paul Getty Center's extensive art collection will stay put even as wildfires blaze not far from the famed Los Angeles museum, according to Ron Hartwig, vice president of communications at the Getty Trust.
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New All the Money in the World trailer debuts with Christopher Plummer - EW.com
Google News - 3 months
EW.com New All the Money in the World trailer debuts with Christopher Plummer EW.com As director Ridley Scott hustles to finish the unprecedented reshoots on All the Money in the World, a new trailer has hit the web with the first footage of Christopher Plummer's performance as J. Paul Getty. Plummer stepped in to replace Kevin Spacey ... 'All The Money In The World' Trailer With Christopher Plummer: Well, That Was FastDeadline Replacing Spacey: Ridley Scott Speaks Out on the Set of the All the Money in the World ReshootSlate Magazine (blog) Ridley Scott Says He Would Have Replaced Kevin Spacey in All the Money in the World No Matter WhatVulture USA TODAY -HuffPost -Variety -Page Six all 98 news articles »
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The Getty just announced its most important drawings acquisition in 20 years—and adds a 'Surprise'
LATimes - 7 months
In a major coup, the J. Paul Getty Museum is adding 16 extraordinary Old Master and 19th century to its collection, plus Jean-Antoine Watteau's "The Surprise," which had gone missing for 150 years.
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Getty agrees to return 1st century BC sculpture to Italy
LATimes - 8 months
The J. Paul Getty Museum announced Tuesday its intention to voluntarily return to Italy a marble statuette dating to the 1st century BC. The “Statue of Zeus Enthroned” is a 29-inch-high piece thought to have been Greek in origin. Getty Museum Director Timothy Potts said the Italian government came...
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Getty acquires trove of work by 17 influential photographers
LATimes - 12 months
The J. Paul Getty Museum is expected to on Wednesday announce a major acquisition of 386 photographs by highly influential 20th century photographers including Ruth Bernhard, Eudora Welty and Dorothea Lange. Notably, some of the 17 photographers whose work is in the acquisition, such as Bernhard...
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John M. Miller, artist behind painstakingly painted geometric abstractions, dies at 77
LATimes - about 1 year
John M. Miller, a painter of rigorous perceptual abstractions whose work was featured in a special exhibition at the J. Paul Getty Museum in 2000, died Wednesday after a brief illness. Miller was stricken Friday during appointments at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in West Los Angeles, according...
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Why is a zany comedy troupe performing ancient Roman theater? The story behind the Troubies' 'Haunted House'
LATimes - over 1 year
The Getty Villa, that reproduction Roman estate in the Pacific Palisades where the J. Paul Getty Museum keeps an antiquities collection, has presented a Greek or Roman play in its outdoor amphitheater every September since the remodel and reopening of the villa in 2006. On opening night, museum...
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Getty Museum aims to acquire 16th century Parmigianino painting
LATimes - over 1 year
A valuable 16th century painting by the Renaissance artist known as Parmigianino could soon find a home in Los Angeles, but the work of art is still subject to an export license from Britain. The J. Paul Getty Museum said that it hopes to acquire the biblically themed painting, titled “Virgin With...
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'London Calling' at the Getty and the tension between abstract and figurative painting
LATimes - over 1 year
Is the School of London real? A new exhibition at the J. Paul Getty Museum features six prominent painters working in London in the decades following World War II, and it assumes as much - although without making a vigorous case for their coherence as an artistic school one way or the other. "London...
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