Richard Meier

Essential Arts & Culture: Getty Center at 20, a show unearths Mexican masterpieces, a Gold Rush opera

Essential Arts & Culture: Getty Center at 20, a show unearths Mexican masterpieces, a Gold Rush opera

An important anniversary for the Getty Center and a revelatory paintings show at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. I’m Carolina A. Miranda, staff writer at the Los Angeles Times, with your weekly West Coast dose of what’s burning up in arts and culture:

THE GETTY AT TWO DECADES

The Getty Center is turning 20. And to mark the occasion Times architecture critic Christopher Hawthorne spoke with its architect, (the very dry) Richard Meier, about the forces that shaped the building’s design. “There was a committee formed by the neighborhood association, and I remember meeting with them early...

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