Robert Polidori: 20 Photographs of the Getty Museum, 1997

Exhibition Overview


Italian Painting 1300-1500 Gallery, J. Paul Getty Museum
Robert Polidori, Italian Painting 1300-1500 Gallery, J. Paul Getty Museum (1997)

Photographer Robert Polidori, known for his images of architecture and human habitats, created a series of images of the Getty Center shortly before the opening of the multipurpose complex in 1997. As the Center celebrates its twentieth anniversary, this exhibition features behind-the-scenes views of the building and galleries as objects from J. Paul Getty’s painting, sculpture, and decorative arts collections were being installed in the Museum for the first time.

Exhibition Highlights


Robert Polidori

Great Hall, J. Paul Getty Museum

Robert Polidori

European Painting 1850-1900 Gallery, J. Paul Getty Museum

Robert Polidori

Furniture Gallery, J. Paul Getty Museum

Robert Polidori

Neoclassical Furniture Gallery, J. Paul Getty Museum

Robert Polidori

French Painting 1740-1800 Gallery, J. Paul Getty Museum

Robert Polidori

Venetian Painting 1700-1750 Gallery, J. Paul Getty Museum

Robert Polidori

Italian Painting 1300-1500 Gallery, J. Paul Getty Museum

Robert Polidori

View from North Pavilion, J. Paul Getty Museum

Robert Polidori

Entrance Hall, J. Paul Getty Museum
Exhibition Highlights

Robert Polidori

Great Hall, J. Paul Getty Museum, 1997
Courtesy of the artist in conjunction with The Lapis Press. © Robert Polidori

Robert Polidori

European Painting 1850-1900 Gallery, J. Paul Getty Museum, 1997
Courtesy of the artist in conjunction with The Lapis Press. © Robert Polidori

Robert Polidori

Furniture Gallery, J. Paul Getty Museum, 1997
Courtesy of the artist in conjunction with The Lapis Press. © Robert Polidori

Robert Polidori

Neoclassical Furniture Gallery, J. Paul Getty Museum, 1997
Courtesy of the artist in conjunction with The Lapis Press. © Robert Polidori

Robert Polidori

French Painting 1740-1800 Gallery, J. Paul Getty Museum, 1997
Courtesy of the artist in conjunction with The Lapis Press. © Robert Polidori

Robert Polidori

Venetian Painting 1700-1750 Gallery, J. Paul Getty Museum, 1997
Courtesy of the artist in conjunction with The Lapis Press. © Robert Polidori

Robert Polidori

Italian Painting 1300-1500 Gallery, J. Paul Getty Museum, 1997
Courtesy of the artist in conjunction with The Lapis Press. © Robert Polidori

Robert Polidori

View from North Pavilion, J. Paul Getty Museum, 1997
Courtesy of the artist in conjunction with The Lapis Press. © Robert Polidori

Robert Polidori

Entrance Hall, J. Paul Getty Museum, 1997
Courtesy of the artist in conjunction with The Lapis Press. © Robert Polidori
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