J. Paul Getty in 1964. Research Library, the Getty Research Institute. Photo by Yousuf Karsh, © The Estate of Yousuf Karsh

J. Paul Getty Life and Legacy



South Pavilion, Plaza Level

Free | No ticket required

This permanent display provides insight into the life and legacy of J. Paul Getty, the art collector and businessman who used his fortune to create an institution dedicated to the diffusion of artistic and general knowledge. The installation includes three objects collected personally by Mr. Getty and a digital interactive experience in the form of touch screens that visitors can explore to learn about Getty's art collection, his personal life, business dealings, and establishment of the Trust and the Museum.

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