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The Getty Center

Public Institution
The Getty Center
1200 Getty Center Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90049-1679
USA
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tel 310.440.7300
fax 310.440.7751
www.getty.edu/museum
 

to top Institutions highest ranked artists:
Artist Rank
Andy Warhol  1
Sigmar Polke  15
Man Ray  20
David Hockney  82
Walker Evans  158



to top Artists most exhibited:
Artist Rank
Peter Paul Rubens    7
Albrecht Dürer    6
Edgar Degas  218 6
François Boucher    5
William Eggleston  230 5



to top Institution's artists also shown at:
Institution
  MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, USA 198 52
  The Art Institute of Chicago, USA 88 37
  The National Gallery of Art, USA 88 24
  ICP - International Center of Photography, USA 79 38
  The Metropolitan Museum of Art, USA 55 35



 
 Public exhibitions   5
10.06. - 31.08. (in 47 days)
  Solo showThe Exceptional James Ensor

18.03. - 01.06. (still more than 1 month)
  Solo showAnsel Adams,

11.03. - 01.06. (still more than 1 month)
  Solo showJackson Pollock's Mural, 1943

04.02. - 08.06. (still more than 1 month)
  Group showA Royal Passion

04.02. - 08.06. (still more than 1 month)
  Solo showPast Tense
 
Profile
Foundation year: 1954
 
 Artists
Manuel Álvarez-Bravo  1902-2002, MX
William Anastasi  1933, US
Eugène Atget  1857-1927, FR
Herbert Bayer  1900-1985, AT, US
Virginia Beahan  
Pierre Bonnard  1867-1947, FR
Dove Bradshaw  1949, US
Anne Brigman  1869-1950, US
Horace Bristol  1908-1997, US
Kaucyila Brooke  1952, US
Nicole Cohen  1970, US
John Coplans  1920-2003, UK
Ralston Crawford  1906-1977, CA
Edward S. Curtis  1868-1952, US
Fred Holland Day  1864-1933, US
Edgar Degas  1834-1917, FR
Luc Delahaye  1962, FR
Thomas Eakins  1844-1916, US
William Eggleston  1939, US
Peter Henry Emerson  1856-1936, CU
Frederick H. Evans  1853-1943, UK
Walker Evans  1903-1975, US
Jaromír Funke  1896-1945, CZ
Arnold Genthe  1869-1942, DE
Vincent van Gogh  1853-1890, NL
Alex Harris  1949, US
Lewis Hine  1874-1940, US
David Hockney  1937, UK
André Kertész  1894-1985, HU
Olga Kisseleva  1965, FR, RU
Heinrich Kühn  1866-1944, DE
Dorothea Lange  1895-1965, US
Helge Leiberg  1954, DE
Max Liebermann  1847-1935, DE
Laura McPhee  1958, US
Lee Miller  1907-1977, US
Tina Modotti  1846-1942, IT
László Moholy-Nagy  1895-1946, HU
Claude Monet  1840-1926, FR
Edvard Munch  1863-1944, NO
Nadar  1820-1910, FR
Dorothy Norman  1905-1997, US
Camille Pissarro  1830-1903, FR
Sigmar Polke  1941-2010, DE
Martin Puryear  1941, US
Man Ray  1890-1976, US
Pierre-Auguste Renoir  1841-1919, FR
Arthur Rothstein  1915-1985, US
Albert Rudomine  1892-1975, RU, UA
Lucas Samaras  1936, GR
August Sander  1876-1964, DE
George H. Seeley  1880-1955, US
Stephen Shore  1947, US
Walter Sickert  1860-1942, UK
Aaron Siskind  1903-1991, US
Frederick Sommer  1905-1999, US
Edward Steichen  1879-1973, US
Joel Sternfeld  1944, US
Alfred Stieglitz  1864-1946, US
Paul Strand  1890-1976, US
Josef Sudek  1896-1976, CZ
Madoka Takagi  1956
Edmund Teske  1911-1996, US
Doris Ulmann  1884-1934, US
Andy Warhol  1928-1987, US
Carleton Watkins  1829-1916, US
Weegee  1899-1968, US
Edward Weston  1886-1958, US
Garry Winogrand  1928-1984, US
Paul Wolff  1887-1951, FR
Xing Danwen  1967, CN
 
 Previous Exhibitions   190
2013
  Group showDisegno: Drawing in Europe, 1520–1600
  Solo showThe Universe Next Door
  Group showAt the Window
  Solo showHearsay of the Soul
  Group showThe Poetry of Paper
  Solo showIn Focus: Ed Ruscha
  Group showJapan's Modern Divide: The Photographs of Hiroshi Hamaya and Kansuke Yamamoto
  Solo showLooking East: Rubens's Encounter with Asia

2012
  Solo showFlorence at the Dawn of the Renaissance: Painting and Illumination, 1300–1350
  Solo showIn Focus: Robert Mapplethorpe
  Solo showThe Photographs of Ray K. Metzker and the Institute of Design
  Solo showMesserschmidt and Modernity
  Solo showGustav Klimt: The Magic of Line
  Solo showDrama and Devotion: Heemskerck's "Ecce Homo" Altarpiece from Warsaw
  Group showIn Focus: Picturing Landscape
  Group showThe Getty Research Institute: Recent Print Acquisitions
  Solo showHerb Ritts: L.A. Style
  Group showPortraits of Renown: Photography and the Cult of Celebrity
  Group showRenaissance Drawings from Germany and Switzerland, 1470–1600

2011
  Group showIn Focus: Los Angeles, 1945–1980
  Group showImages of the Artist
  Group showModern Antiquity: Picasso, de Chirico, Leger, and Picabia in the Presence of Antique
  Solo showLyonel Feininger Photographs, 1928 - 1939
  Group showNarrative Interventions in Photography
  Solo showPacific Standard Time: Crosscurrents in L.A. Painting and Sculpture, 1950-1970
  Solo showFrom Start to Finish: De Wain Valentine's Gray Column
  Group showIn Focus: The Sky
  Group showLuminous Paper: British Watercolors and Drawings
  Group showA Revolutionary Project: Cuba from Walker Evans to Now
  Group showParis: Life & Luxury
  Group showSpirit of an Age: Drawings from the Germanic World, 1770–1900
  Group showIn Focus: The Tree

2010
  Solo showFelice Beato: A Photographer on the Eastern Road
  Group showPhotography from the New China
  Group showThe Secret Life of Drawings
  Solo showObsidian Mirror-Travels: Refracting Ancient Mexican Art and Archaeology
  Group showImagining the Past in France, 1250–1500
  Group showIn Focus: Still Life
  Group showIlluminated Manuscripts from Belgium and the Netherlands
  Group showFrom Line to Light: Renaissance Drawing in Florence and Venice
  Group showEngaged Observers: Documentary Photography since the Sixties
  Solo showThe Spectacular Art of Jean-Léon Gérôme
  Solo showPrinting The Grand Manner: Charles Le Brun And Monumental Prints In The Age Of Louis Xiv
  Group showIn Focus: Tasteful Pictures
  Solo showLeonardo da Vinci and the Art of Sculpture: Inspiration and Invention
  Group showBuilding the Medieval World: Architecture in Illuminated Manuscripts
  Group showUrban Panoramas: Opie, Liao, Kim
  Solo showA Record of Emotion: The Photographs of Frederick H. Evans

2009
  Group showDrawings by Rembrandt and His Pupils: Telling the Difference
  Group showDrawing Life: The Dutch Visual Tradition
  Group showIn Focus: The Worker
  Solo showIrving Penn: Small Trades
  Group showCapturing Nature's Beauty: Three Centuries of French Landscapes
  Group showIn Focus: Making a Scene
  Group showCast in Bronze: French Sculpture from Renaissance to Revolution
  Solo showFoundry to Finish: The Making of a Bronze Sculpture
  Solo showTemptation and Salvation: The Psalms of King David
  Group showWalls of Algiers: Narratives of the City
  Solo showPaul Outerbridge: Command Performance
Description and image Solo showJo Ann Callis: Woman Twirling
  Group showMade for Manufacture
  Group showTaking Shape: Finding Sculpture in the Decorative Arts
  Group showGerman and Central European Manuscript Illumination
  Solo showLa Roldana's Saint Ginés: The Making of a Polychrome Sculpture
  Group showIn Focus: The Portrait
  Solo showInterjections: Lucian Freud Still Life

2008
  Group showDrawing the Classical Figure
  Group showCaptured Emotions: Baroque Painting in Bologna, 1575–1725
  Group showTango with Cows: Book Art of the Russian Avant-Garde, 1910-1917
  Group showThe Belles Heures of the Duke of Berry
  Solo showJim Dine: Poet Singing (The Flowering Sheets)
  Solo showDialogue among Giants: Carleton Watkins and the Rise of Photography in California
  Group showSur le motif: Painting in Nature around 1800
  Group showA Light Touch: Exploring Humor in Drawing
  Solo showPlease Be Seated: A Video Installation by Nicole Cohen
  Group showIn Focus: The Landscape
  Group showFaces of Power and Piety: Medieval Portraiture
  Solo showBernini and the Birth of Baroque Portrait Sculpture
  Solo showThe Marvel and Measure of Peru: Three Centuries of Visual History, 1550-1880
  Group showMaria Sibylla Merian & Daughters: Women of Art and Science
  Solo showBernd and Hilla Becher: Basic Forms
  Solo showAugust Sander: People of the Twentieth Century
  Group showImagining Christ
  Group showTen Years in Focus: The Artist and the Camera
  Solo showLessons from Bernard Rudofsky
  Solo showConsuming Passion: Fragonard's Allegories of Love
  Group showRare Finds: Ten Years of Collecting Manuscripts
  Group showTen Years of Drawings: What, How, and Why

2007
  Solo showAndré Kertész: Seven Decades
  Solo showThe Goat's Dance: Photographs by Graciela Iturbide
  Group showChina on Paper: European and Chinese Works from the Late Sixteenth to the Early Nineteenth Century
  Group showIn Focus - The Nude
  Group showTaddeo and Federico Zuccaro: Artist-Brothers in Renaissance Rome
  Solo showPlease Be Seated: A Video Installation by Nicole Cohen
  Solo showRecent History: Photographs by Luc Delahaye
  Solo showEdward Weston: Enduring Vision
  Group showEvidence of Movement
  Group showDefining Modernity: European Drawings, 1800–1900
  Group showDefining Modernity: European Drawings, 1800–1900
  Solo showManet's Bar at the Folies-Bergere
  Solo showOudry's Painted Menagerie
  Solo showMedieval Beasts
  Group showRadiant Darkness: The Art of Nocturnal Light
  Solo showA Place in the Sun - Photographs of Los Angeles by John Humble
  Solo showThe Old Order and the New: P. H. Emerson and Photography, 1885-1895
  Solo showZoopsia - New Works by Tim Hawkinson
  Group showArt, Anti-Art, Non-Art: Experimentations in the Public Sphere in Postwar Japan, 1950-1970
  Solo showSigmar Polke - Photographs, 1968–1972
  Group showMade for Manufacture: Drawings for Sculpture and the Decorative Arts
  Group showFrench Manuscript Illumination of the Middle Ages

2006
  Solo showThe Gospels in Medieval Manuscript Illumination
  Group showWhere We Live: Photographs of America from the Berman Collection
  Solo showGuercino: Mind to Paper
  Group showPublic Faces/Private Spaces: Recent Acquisitions
  Group showFrom Caspar David Friedrich to Gerhard Richter
  Group showA tumultuous assembly. Visual poems of the Italian Futurists
  Group showLandscape in the Renaissance
  Solo showCasting Nature: François-Thomas Germain's Machine d'Argent
  Group showRubens and Brueghel: A Working Friendship
  Group showRubens and His Printmakers
  Solo showEliot Porter - In the Realm of Nature
  Solo showEnsor's Graphic Modernism
  Solo showThe Cult of Saints
  Group showReckless Behaviour
  Group showCarmontelle's Transparency: An 18th-Century Motion Picture
  Solo showDegas at the Getty
  Group showArt, Anti-Art, Non-Art: Experimentations in the Public Sphere in Postwar Japan, 1950-1970
  Solo showCourbet and the Modern Landscape
  Solo showAgitated images. John Heartfield and German photomontage
  Solo showRobert Adams - Landscapes of Harmony and Dissonance

2005
  Group showDrawings from Leonardo to Titian: A North Italian Itinerary
  Solo showJulius Shulman, Modernity and the Metropolis
  Solo showTitian and the Commander: A Renaissance Artist and His Patron
  Group showPictures for the Press
  Solo showScene of the Crime - Photo by Weegee
  Group showPaper Art: Collecting Drawings in Holland, 1600-1800
  Solo showShrine and Shroud
  Solo showRembrandt's Late Religious Portraits
  Group showThe Artist Turns to the Book
  Group showLight and Water
Description Solo showThe Photographs of Frederick Sommer - A Centennial Tribute
Description Solo showThree Roads Taken - The Photographs of Paul Strand
  Solo showFor Your Approval: Oil Sketches by Tiepolo
  Group showMasterpieces in Miniature
Description Solo showAll the Mighty World: The Photographs of Roger Fenton
  Solo showJacques-Louis David: Empire to Exile
  Group showDrawn to Rome: French Neoclassical Sketchbooks and Prints
  Group showA Revolutionary Age: Drawing in Europe, 1770–1820

2004
  Solo showImages of Violence in the Medieval World
  Group showPast Presence: Objects of Study at the Getty Research Institute
Description Solo showCézanne in the Studio: Still Life in Watercolors
Description Solo showThe Prismatic Palette: Four Centuries of Watercolor
  Group showImagining the Orient
Description Group showSea Tails: a viedeo collaboration
Description Solo showSpirit into Matter: The Photographs of Edmund Teske
  Group showVisions of Grandeur: Drawing in the Baroque Age
  Group showWindow onto Spain: Drawings and Prints from Ribera to Goya
Description and image Group showRecent Acquisitions

2003
  Group showClassical Connections: The Enduring Influence of Greek and Roman Art
  Group showComic Art: The Paris Salon in Caricature
  Group showCasting Characters: Portraits & Studies of Heads
  Solo showJean-Antoine Houdon
  Solo showJulia Margaret Cameron, Photographer
  Solo showPhotographs of Artists by Alexander Liberman
  Group showMichelangelo to Vasari: Drawing the Figure in Renaissance Florence
Description Group showStrange days - Photographs from the Sixties y Winogrand, Eggleston and Arbus
  Group showPicturing the Natural World
  Group showBetween Heaven and Earth: Images of Christ and the Virgin
Description Solo showRobert Motherwell - A la pintura (to painting)
Description Group showSurrealist Muse - Lee Miller, Roland Penrose and Man Ray
  Solo showBill Viola - the passions

2002
  Group showMise en Page: The Art of Composing on Paper
  Group showLandscapes of Myth
Description Solo showAbout Life - The photographs of Dorothea Lange
Description Solo showThe Grapes of Wrath: Horace Bristol's California Photographs
  Solo showOrazio Gentileschi in Genoa: Paintings for the Palazzo Sauli
  Group showFrench Drawings in the Age of Greuze
Description Solo showThe danube Exodus - The Rippling Currents of the River
Description Solo showGustave Le Gray, Photographer
  Group showDutch Drawing of the Golden Age
  Group showThe Geometry of Seeing: Perspective and the Dawn of Virtual Space

2001
Description Solo showManuel Alvarez Bravo - Optical Parables
  Solo showWalker Evans - before + after
Description Group showMexico: From Empire to Revolution
  Group showShaping the Great City: Modern Architecture in Central Europe 1890 - 1937

2000
  Solo showRaphael at the Getty
  Group showPainting on Light: Drawings and Stained Glass in the Age of Durer and Holbein
  Group showDepartures - 11 artists in the Getty

1999
  Solo showBrassaï - the eye of Paris
  Solo showEdgar Degas, photographer
 
Last update: 18 March 2014
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