Art museums and galleries in Los Angeles

Muséu J. Paul Getty

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El Muséu J. Paul Getty (en inglés, J. Paul Getty Museum) ye un muséu de arte nel estáu de California (Estaos Xuníos). Ye d'orixe priváu y tien dos sedes:

  • el Getty Center en Los Ánxeles;
  • la Getty Villa en Malibú.

Tien arte dende la Antigüedá hasta'l sieglu XX y recibe unos 1.300.000 visitantes cada añu. Ye por tanto unu de los museos más visitaos d'Estaos Xuníos.

Hestoria

En 1974, el magnate de la industria petrolero J. Paul Getty abrió como muséu un suntuosu palaciu en Pacific Palisades, cerca de Malibú. Esti edificiu yera una recreación de la Villa de los Papiros de l'antigua Herculano, localidá del Imperiu romanu que resultó destruyida pol volcán Vesubio.

En 1997 el Muséu J. Paul Getty camudó'l so allugamientu a l'actual, el Getty Center construyíu na área de Brentwood (Los Ánxeles) con un costu de mil millones de dólares. El muséu orixinariu de Pacific Palisades acutar a les colecciones d'arte griegu y romanu, y adoptó el nome de Getty Villa, siendo reformáu en 2006. El Getty Center alluga les restantes colecciones, según centros d'investigación, sala de conferencies y la see alministrativa del J. Paul Getty Trust, fideicomiso o fundación que xestiona tantu'l muséu como otres actividaes (ente elles, trabayos d'investigación y restauración en diversos países).

Vease tamién

  • Getty Center
  • Getty Villa

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The Getty Center is the world’s most comprehensive arts, conservation and education institution
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1200 Getty Center Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90049, USA

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Open hours
Tue-Fri-Sun 10:00 AM–5:30 PM
Sat 10:00 AM–9:00 PM
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