Art Buzz March 28, 2013: Canterbury Cathedral’s Stained-Glass Windows at the Getty Museum

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Canterbury’s Windows at the Getty Museum

Source: NYT, 3-28-13

Dean and Chapter of Canterbury

One of the stained glass panels from the Canterbury Cathedral that will be on display at the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles.

Two rare examples of English medieval art — stained-glass panels from the Canterbury Cathedral in Kent and the illuminated book of psalms known as the St. Albans Psalter — will be exhibited together at the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles….READ MORE

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Art Buzz February 15, 2012: Timothy Potts: Expert in ancient art to head LA’s J. Paul Getty Museum

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Expert in ancient art to head LA’s Getty Museum

Source: AP, 2-15-12

An expert in ancient art who has overseen museums in England, the U.S. and his native Australia was named Tuesday to head the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles.

Getty officials said Timothy Potts, director of the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge, England, will take over Sept. 1.

Potts takes over two huge, architecturally impressive museum campuses, one at The Getty Center in the hills overlooking Los Angeles and the other at the Getty Villa, in the hills above Malibu.

The Getty Center campus is known for its extensive collection of European paintings, drawings and sculpture, American photographs and other pieces, while the Getty Villa campus hold an extensive collection of Greek, Roman and Etruscan antiquities, including more than 1,200 on view.

“I think the Getty has a unique combination of institutions that together cover more of the intellectual and technical and historical aspects of our history than any other place in the world,” Potts told The Associated Press by phone Tuesday from his home in England….READ MORE