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Getty’s Senior Curator of Paintings, Scott Schaefer, Will Retire

Schaefer. (Courtesy the Getty)

Los Angeles’s J. Paul Getty Museum announced today that its senior curator of paintings, Scott Schaefer, who has been with the institution since 1999, will retire. Mr. Schaefer, who has previously held positions at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts, Harvard’s Fogg Museum and the Philadelphia Museum of Art, will step down on Jan. 21, 2014. Read More

Pacific Standard Time

Will 100 Versions of ‘Pacific Standard Time’ Bloom?

A poster for MOCA LA's 'Under the Big Black Sun' survey, as part of 'Pacific Standard Time.' (Courtesy MOCA)

Over on his Blouin Artinfo blog, Los Angeles County Museum on Fire, William Poundstone notes that a handful of writers have floated the idea of launching initiatives in their own cities in the style of “Pacific Standard Time,” which saw the Getty bring together dozens of museums to celebrate the historically under-recognized art of Southern California from 1945 to 1980. Read More