In this article, we will discuss an iconic organization located in one of the most well-known cities in the United States (Los Angeles), The Getty. The Getty is one of the largest art organizations in the entire world, and presently there are two locations in Los Angeles, California: the Getty Villa and the Getty Center. The Getty Villa is closer to Malibu.
Otherwise known as the J. Paul Getty Museum, the Getty Center is the primary location for this art museum. The collection here is quite extensive, and it features Western art that ranges from the Middle Ages all the way to present times. In the other location, the Getty Villa, there are displays of artworks and antiquities from other parts of the world, namely Greece, Etruria, and Rome.
The Getty is considered one of the best things to see when in the city of Los Angeles. You can find priceless works of art here, including those creations by Van Gogh, Cezanne, Monet, and more. Indeed, when in Los Angeles, you owe it to yourself to stop in and view these creations with your own eyes. Some notable works include “The Abduction of Europa” by Rembrandt (1632), “The Entombment” by Peter Paul Rubens (1612), and “Sunrise (Marine)” by Claude Monet (1873).
There are many ways to view The Getty in a way that is convenient (and fun!) for you. You can engage in a 3-hour scavenger hunt that makes your visit very exciting, and even take part in the Los Angeles City and Getty Museum Tour. Regardless of what you decide to do, visiting The Getty Museum is a wonderful way to view beautiful creations and priceless works of art by your favorite artists and create memories with your loved ones that will last you for a lifetime. Definitely add this one to your bucket list!