The J. Paul Getty Museum
The J. Paul Getty Museum has new exhibitions being presented currently at the Getty Exhibition centre,
The painting displays a comical picture of five Italian comedians who had just finished their performance. One of the clown’s in a white baggy suit, flanked by four others, holds out a hat at the entrance hoping that money would be thrown into it. The depiction of the comedians’ dressing, general appearance and the guitar is amazing.
The presentation of Aphrodite, the Greek Goddess of love, romance and beauty, is another fascinating piece of art on display at the museum. The presentation depicts how the Goddess is so manipulative and destructive in matters of love and desire. Her domain extended beyond matters of the heart and was an idol extensively worshipped by ancient Greek men and women and along the
The portrait appeals more because it captures important tradition in the
Important lesson one gains from participation in the exhibitions is that art serves as an important store of knowledge. A keen observation is required because a portrait is not what it seems on a quick look.
The J. Getty Museum. (2012). “Exhibitions”. Getty.edu. Collections, 2012. Web. Jul. 5, 2012