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  • Jon B. Lovelace dies at 84; head of American Funds

    Jon B. Lovelace dies at 84; head of American Funds
    Jon B. Lovelace, who led the Los Angeles-based American Funds mutual fund company as it became one of the country's largest money management firms, has died. He was 84. His family said Lovelace died of natural causes at his home in Santa Barbara on...
  • Patt Morrison Asks: James Cuno, guiding Getty

    Patt Morrison Asks: James Cuno, guiding Getty
    Along the 405 is L.A.'s version of a shining city on the hill -- a castle of culture in all its incarnations. The Getty Trust is more than its collections and museums; it's about worldwide research, preservation and philanthropy. Its new chief, James...
  • Getty loses bid to dismiss art-restitution lawsuit

     
    The J. Paul Getty Trust and the Armenian Orthodox Church are locked in a legal battle over the return of 755-year-old illuminated manuscripts allegedly stolen during the Armenian genocide. The Getty lost its bid Thursday to have the case dismissed....
  • Monster Mash: Plug pulled on 'Funny Girl'; Getty Museum suit

     
    Producers in New York have pulled the plug on the revival of "Funny Girl" that was to open at the Ahmanson Theatre in early 2012 before transferring to Broadway in April. The J. Paul Getty Trust has failed to stop a lawsuit by the Armenian Orthodox Church...
  • Protesters want Getty to return pages from sacred Armenian book

     
    About 30 protesters on Saturday called on the Getty Museum to return seven ornate pages taken from a sacred, medieval Armenian book considered to be a national treasure....
  • Getty acquires Manet's moody 'Portrait of Madame Brunet'

     
    One painting at a time, the Getty has been trying to change the familiar complaint that its museum grounds are more exciting than the collection inside. Toward that end, it is announcing its acquisition of Edouard Manet’s “Portrait of Madame...
  • Acting Getty Museum director David Bomford is leaving

     
    David Bomford, who has been acting director of the Getty Museum since the 2010 departure of former director Michael Brand, will leave the Getty and return to London, where he will "pursue research, scholarship and writing." He will leave Feb. 1, 2011....
  • Cuno on Bomford's departure and hiring a new museum director

     
    We can cross one name off the small list of possible museum directors for the Getty: David Bomford, who has served as the museum’s acting director for nearly two years without much fanfare or much criticism, has announced that he is leaving the...
  • Getty Research Institute buys dozens of Man Ray datebooks

     
    The Getty has long been a leading resource for Man Ray scholars, with some 300 photographs at the museum and some 700 letters at the Getty Research Institute. But two recent acquisitions by the research institute--packed with more letters, photographs,...
  • Huntington picks Kevin Salatino to head its art collections

     
    The Huntington Library has named Kevin Salatino as its next director of art collections. Now the director of the Bowdoin College Museum of Art in Brunswick, Maine, he previously worked in L.A. from 1991 to 2009, as a curator of graphic arts at both the...
  • Michael Brand named new director of Art Gallery of NSW

     
    After a six-month global search, the Art Gallery of NSW announced Friday that Michael Brand has been appointed the museum’s new director....