March 12, 1995
Art history buffs can now access comprehensive information through the Internet as part of the Getty Art History Information Program (AHIP). Users can obtain information from the Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals, the International Repertory of the Literature of Art and other art history catalogues and journals by using the World Wide Web. The information is available free of charge for a limited time as part of AHIP's research into database integration and information retrieval.
October 30, 2011
Joe Swanberg Spotlight at AFI Fest Nov. 6 "Silver Bullets" 9:45 p.m. Chinese 3 Nov. 7 "Art History" 9:30 p.m., Chinese 3 Nov. 8 "The Zone" (world premiere) 10 p.m., Chinese 3 Nov. 9 (all at Spielberg Theatre, Egyptian) 5 p.m. – "Silver Bullets" (second screening) 7 p.m. – "Art History" (second screening) 9 p.m. – "The Zone" (second screening)
August 4, 2010 |
It's fair to assume that Getty trustees will look far and wide in their search for a new president to replace the late James Wood. But will they also consider someone closer to home, a leader already inside the Getty Center's travertine walls? In his three years of running the Getty Research Institute, Thomas Gaehtgens has gained the admiration of his staff for making the institute a more open and collaborative place. His employees even wonder whether trustees are looking at him for the top job once held by Wood.
November 10, 1993 |
Sixty percent of Americans believe in the existence of hell, a recent Gallup Poll shows, but only 4% are willing to admit that they expect to end up there. If you're curious about what fate may await the sinner, Alice K. Turner's "The History of Hell" is a kind of Michelin Guide to the nether regions. "I myself do not believe in Hell--I could hardly attempt this book if I did," Turner writes, "but I have found it, literally, an incredibly interesting place to visit."
July 15, 2007
AND Stanley Meisler's point in his review of Sargent's works ["Portrait of an Artist on Vacation," July 8] is? The exhibition is not in Los Angeles, not even in California. If I wanted an art history lesson, I would go to the library or the museum. STEPHANY YABLOW North Hollywood
August 25, 1994 |
Before taking a class during her senior year at Rosemead High School, Lisa Chan thought art history was nothing more than learning the difference between a Monet and Manet, a Picasso and Pissarro. But while earning an art history degree at UCLA last spring and interning at museums in Los Angeles and Washington, D.C., Chan, 22, has discovered there's almost no end to where art history can lead. This summer, Chan was one of 12 undergraduates chosen for an internship with the J.
August 14, 1996 |
A retired art history professor pleaded guilty Tuesday to possessing 14th century religious and historical documents stolen from libraries at the Vatican and in Spain. Anthony Melnikas did not admit taking the illustrated manuscript pages. But the 69-year-old former Ohio State professor gave no explanation of how he obtained them. He could get up to 64 years in prison and $2 million in fines. No sentencing date was set.