Road Scholar : Home
Art Collectors and Their Collections

Program Number: 1183RJ
Start and End Dates:
7/12/2015 - 7/17/2015; 9/13/2015 - 9/18/2015; 10/11/2015 - 10/16/2015; 11/8/2015 - 11/13/2015;
Duration: 5 nights
Location: Los Angeles, California
Price starting at: $1,199.00 - Price may vary based on date, departure city
Program Type: Art History/Criticism; History & Culture Activity Level: t (see description)
Meals: 11; 5 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch, 5 Dinners    
Meal Options: Gluten Free; Low Salt; Low Fat; Vegetarian    

Be treated to several of Southern California’s finest art museums and leave the driving to us! The Los Angeles area’s distinguished collections are on display in several grand museums. Daily in-depth lectures prior to the visits provide an orientation to the museums which enriches your appreciation of their visionary collectors.




Highlights

• Enjoy a private, docent-led exploration of the permanent exhibitions in the Ahmanson Building, the original building of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art complex.
• Study the life of J. Paul Getty and examine his collections of Western art from the Middle Ages to the present against a backdrop of dramatic architecture, tranquil gardens and breathtaking views of the city.
• Discover Norton Simon’s collection of art from Europe and Asia on a docent-led walk, and experience the museum of Arabella and Henry Huntington, an oasis of art and culture amid 207 acres of gardens.



Activity Particulars

Four museum field trips involve several blocks of walking at a time, and standing up to one hour on docent tours. Must be able to easily get on/off bus.



Coordinated by Road Scholar.




Los Angeles

The cosmopolitan heart of Southern California, L.A. shimmers with diverse cultures and unparalleled glamour, but the “City of Angels” indulges more than fantasy. Its cultural institutions are world-class, from the Getty Museum to the Philharmonic, and top-ranking schools like UCLA and USC contribute to its renown as a first-rate center of learning.



Accommodations
Full-service hotel near Los Angeles destinations and transportation options.

Road Scholar Instructors
These instructors are participating on at least one date of this program. Please note that changes may occur.
Paul Spitzzeri

A California historian and author of numerous works on such topics as railroad development and regulation, overland emigration, and criminal justice, Paul R. Spitzzeri received his bachelor’s and master’s in history from California State University, Fullerton. He is Assistant Director of the Workman and Temple Family Homestead Museum near Los Angeles and won the 2009 Award of Merit from the American Association for State and Local History for his biography of the Workman and Temple families.
 
Anne Spackman

Anne Spackman is a graduate of the University of Colorado, where she majored in journalism, and she later pursued graduate studies in art history at UCLA. After working as a docent for three years at the J. Paul Getty Museum, Anne joined the museum staff and served 21 years as a gallery teacher in the education department. She has taught college art classes and has offered instruction to adults and children of all ages.
 
Simon Kenrick

Simon Kenrick has worn many hats throughout his career. A former city planner, he has also worked as a graphic designer, political journalist, neighborhood artist and kindergarten teacher. He taught art history at universities and art schools in California, England and Morocco. Today, Simon teaches at CSU Long Beach and Antioch University in Los Angeles, and is a 15-year veteran of Road Scholar learning adventures. He was trained in European and North American art of the 18th through 20th centuries, and specializes in relations between Islamic cultures and the West. Simon received his B.A. in art history from Cambridge University, and his M.A. and Ph.D. from UCLA. He also has a graduate diploma in city planning from the Architectural Association in London.
 
Meals and Lodgings
   The L.A. Hotel Downtown
  Los Angeles 5 nights
 The L.A. Hotel Downtown
Type: Full Service Hotel
  Description: The L.A. Hotel Downtown is near LA Live, home of the Staples Center and NOKIA Theater LA Live. This spacious, downtown area hotel is within walking distance of landmark restaurants and lounges, L.A.'s Music Center, shopping, sports and transportation options. This full-service hotel provides guests with luxurious accommodations, a fitness center, heated outdoor pool, restaurant and lounge on the premises, room service from 6:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. daily, and close proximity to world-famous L.A. destinations and cultural landmarks including the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Norton Simon Museum, the Museum of Contemporary Art, Griffith Observatory, Walt Disney Concert Hall, Little Tokyo, So. Pasadena and many theatrical venues.
  Contact info: 333 South Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, CA 90071 USA
phone: 213-617-1133
web: thelahotel.com
  Room amenities: Guest rooms are furnished with a hair dryer, alarm clock, coffee maker/tea service, iron/ironing board, bedding with Serta Perfect Sleeper mattresses with foam or down pillows, separate tub and shower, premium cable TV, movies/videos, and pay-per-view. A rollaway bed is available in some rooms. There is no access charge when using the room phone for toll-free and credit-card calls. Daily newspaper delivery to the room may be requested. A room refrigerator is available, but not guaranteed, upon request. INTERNET ACCESS: High-speed wireless internet service is available at the rate of $9.95/day per device (includes iPads, laptops and any device used to connect to the internet). The service covers all guest rooms and public spaces in the hotel. Guests may sign up for Wi-Fi access at the front desk. A password is required. (This rate also includes unlimited local phone calls and unlimited long distance service within the country.)
  Facility amenities: This 13-story, 400-room, smoke-free hotel offers many amenities to its guests including a concierge desk; cash machine/ATM; gift shop; foreign exchange; 24-hour fitness center; daily housekeeping service; complimentary newspaper delivered to the room, on request; room service from 6:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.; safe deposit boxes at the front desk; full-service business center; and a same-day laundry and valet dry-cleaning service. INTERNET ACCESS: Complimentary wireless internet is always available in the hotel lobby only. PARKING: Valet parking at the hotel costs $35/day. Less expensive parking is available in one section of the World Trade Center parking garage.
  Smoking allowed: No
  Elevators available: Yes
  Additional nights prior: Based upon availability The L.A. Hotel Downtown offers Road Scholar guests a special rate based upon availability if you wish to stay before or after the program week. Please make your reservation directly with the hotel by calling (213) 617-6019 between 8:00AM–5:00PM, or faxing (213) 621-1510. If you call and reach a voice mail, please leave a message and someone from reservations will return your call. Rates are based on room availability.
  Check in time: 3:00 PM
  Additional nights after: Based upon availability The L.A. Hotel Downtown offers Road Scholar guests a special rate based upon availability if you wish to stay before or after the program week. Please make your reservation directly with the hotel by calling (213) 617-6019 between 8:00AM–5:00PM, or faxing (213) 621-1510. If you call and reach a voice mail, please leave a message and someone from reservations will return your call. Rates are based on room availability.
  Check out time: 12:00 PM


Travel Details
  Start of Program:
Program registration is between 3:30-5:00PM on Sunday. Program orientation begins at 5:30PM. Dinner will be served at 6:00PM in the hotel, with introductions scheduled afterwards in the classroom. You will be staying at The L.A. Hotel Downtown that night.
  End of Program:
Two classes are scheduled for Friday morning and end about 11:30AM. Please make your travel arrangements to allow you to stay for these classes which review the week's museum experiences. You will be staying at The L.A. Hotel Downtown the night before.
  Required documents:
The Participant Information Form is required. On the enclosed Personal Information Form, please indicate to us the name of your roommate/ traveling companion. Also let us know if you are traveling with other individuals and wish to be assigned a room near them. Photo ID
  Parking availability:
Valet parking at the hotel costs $35/day. Less expensive parking is available in one section of the World Trade Center parking garage. See detailed parking info in the 'Driving Directions' section.
Transportation
To Start of Program
  Location:  Los Angeles
  Nearest city or town:  Los Angeles
  Nearest highway: Freeways 101, 10 and 110 run through LA
  Nearest airport:  Los Angeles International Airport
  From End of Program
  Location: Los Angeles
    (Additional transportation information same as above)
Travel Details
 

Burbank/ (BUR) to The L.A. Hotel Downtown

 

From Airport

 
 

Service:

 

Commercial Van/Shuttle
SuperShuttle
phone: 800-258-3826
Advanced Reservations Required

 

Per Person/One Way:

 

$24 for the 1st person; $9 per each additional guest
Prices are subject to change.

 

Travel Time:

 

40-60 minutes, depending on traffic and time of day 

 

Distance:

 

16 miles from Burbank airport to the hotel

   

SuperShuttle provides door-to-door shared van service from Burbank Airport (BUR) to your destination. Advance reservations are required. Call for current rates as prices are subject to change without notice. SuperShuttle local phone: (310) 782-6600 Website: www.supershuttle.com GOOD ALTERNATE: Prime Time Shuttle ~ For online reservations, call 800-733-8267, or go to www.primetimeshuttle.com Visit www.burbankairport.com for further transportation information.

 

Los Angeles Union Station (AMTRAK) to The L.A. Hotel Downtown

 

From Train Station

 
 

Service:

 

Taxi
Yellow Cab
phone: 877-733-3305

 

Per Person/One Way:

 

Around $10+ per ride one-way
Prices are subject to change.

 

Travel Time:

 

Approx. 5 to 10 minutes depending on traffic 

 

Distance:

 

Under 2 miles from Union Station to the hotel

   

Easiest way from Union Station to hotel is by taxi. You may also use DASH public bus. OPT.#1 (M-F 6:30-6:30; Sat-Sun 10-5): Take Red Line train from Union Station to 7th/Figueroa St. & catch DASH F bus; go to 4th/Figueroa St. (hotel on corner) DASH runs every 10-20min. OPT.#2 (M-F Only 5:50AM-6:30PM): Exit Union Station at main entrance. Turn right & cross Alameda St. Catch DASH B at Alameda/Los Angeles St. Get off at 7th/Flower St. Cross 7th St. & catch DASH A. Ride to hotel at 4th/Figueroa St.

 

Los Angeles/LAX to The L.A. Hotel Downtown

 

From Airport

 
 

Service:

 

Commercial Van/Shuttle
SuperShuttle
phone: 800-258-3826
Advanced Reservations Required

 

Per Person/One Way:

 

Approx. $16 p/p one-way
Prices are subject to change.

 

Travel Time:

 

Approximately 24 minutes, depending on traffic/time of day 

 

Distance:

 

18 miles from LAX to the hotel

   

Door-to-door shared van service from LAX to destination. Shuttle vans pick up passengers on the Lower/Arrival Level islands in front of each terminal under the "Shared Ride Vans". Advance reservations are required. Call for current rates as prices are subject to change without notice. Website: www.supershuttle.com // SuperShuttle local phone: (310) 782-6600 GOOD ALTERNATE: Prime Time Shuttle ~ For online reservations, call 800-733-8267, or go to www.primetimeshuttle.com

 

Los Angeles/LAX to Union Station LA Downtown

 

From Airport

 
 

Service:

 

Public Transportation
FlyAway Bus
phone: 866-435-9529

 

Per Person/One Way:

 

$7 p/p one-way; $14 p/p round trip
Prices are subject to change.

 

Travel Time:

 

Approximately 25-30 minutes, depending on traffic/time of day 

 

Distance:

 

18 miles from LAX to the LA Hotel Downtown

   

LAX FlyAway nonstop bus service available between LAX and Union Station 24 hrs a day. LAX departures arrive for pick-up at Terminal 1, lower level, on the hour, and then stops are made at each terminal thereafter. From Union Station, travel by taxi or DASH bus to hotel. The one-way fare is around $10. If using the DASH (or Red Line train/DASH combo), please read instructions in the Amtrak train section for more details. DASH fare $0.50 one-way/Adult. Red Line fare $1.50/adult & $0.55/seniors.

 
Driving Directions
  DETAILED PARKING INSTRUCTIONS Valet parking is available at the hotel at the rate of $35/day. (See the concierge for further details and current rates.) ALTERNATE PARKING: Less costly overnight parking @ $18/day is available half a block away from the hotel in one particular section of the World Trade Center parking garage. To access this section, one must be careful to enter ONLY at the 3rd St. entrance to the garage, on the south side of 3rd St. Upon entry, bear to the left and follow the signs marked MONTHLY/ VISITORS Parking. Note: The hotel is located at 333 S. Figueroa St., which is a one-way street going north. Participants may want to drop off their luggage first at the hotel front entrance before parking their cars. On exiting the hotel driveway onto S. Figueroa St., pull over to the far right lane and turn immediately onto 3rd St. going east. The garage entrance is on the right, less than halfway down the street. TO AVOID CONFUSION ABOUT THE CORRECT GARAGE ENTRANCE, we strongly encourage you to approach the World Trade Center Garage by going north on Figueroa St. and turning right on 3rd St. (going east) per the instructions above. DO NOT ENTER the parking garage from either the Figueroa or Flower St. entrances because you may be charged up to $36/day or more for parking. PARKING RATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. Therefore, please read the garage parking rate sign carefully when entering to verify the maximum daily charge. There is a pedestrian walkway from the WTC parking garage to the hotel.
  From Burbank/Glendale/Pasadena to The L.A. Hotel Downtown Take the 5 Freeway South to the 110 Freeway South. Exit at Wilshire Blvd. and make a left turn on S. Figueroa St. The hotel is on your left-hand side at the corner of 3rd and Figueroa Sts.
  From LAX to The L.A. Hotel Downtown Take Sepulveda Blvd. South to the 105 Freeway East to the 110 Freeway North. Take the 9th St. exit and make a left turn onto S. Figueroa St. The hotel is on your left-hand side at the corner of 3rd and Figueroa Sts.
  From Orange County to The L.A. Hotel Downtown Take the 5 Freeway North to US-101 North toward LA/Civic Center. Take the 110 Harbor Freeway South toward San Pedro. Exit at 6th St/4th St toward Wilshire Blvd/Downtown/3rd St. Take the ramp toward 3rd St. Turn left on S. Beaudry Ave. Turn left onto W. 4th St. Turn left onto S. Figueroa St. The hotel is on your left-hand side on the corner of 3rd and Figueroa Sts.
The prices listed for commercial services and facilities that are not included in the program cost, such as airport shuttles or extra nights lodging, are subject to change without notice. Since Road Scholar cannot guarantee the accuracy of these prices, we strongly suggest contacting the companies directly for the most up-to-date information.


Daily Schedule

Day 1: Check-In, Registration, Orientation, Welcome Dinner
(Sunday, July 12)

Note: Note: Hotel check-in from 3:00 p.m.



   
 Afternoon: Program Registration: After you have your room assignment, come over to the Road Scholar table to register with the program staff and get your welcome packet containing your name-tag, up-to-date schedule that reflects any last-minute changes, and other important information. If you arrive late, please ask for your packet when you check in.

Orientation: The Group Leader will greet everyone and lead introductions. We will review the program theme, the up-to-date daily schedule and any changes, discuss safety guidelines, emergency procedures, roles and responsibilities, and answer any questions you may have.

Indicated times are approximate. Program activities, schedules, and personnel may need to change due to local circumstances. In the event of changes, we will alert you as quickly as possible. Transportation will be provided via private motor coach unless specified otherwise. Thank you for your understanding.

Lunch at the Getty Center on Day 3 is on your own. If you wish to eat at the Getty Restaurant, reservations are recommended. Make reservations for the restaurant by calling (310) 440-6810.

Lunch at the Huntington Library on Day 5 is on your own. If you wish to partake of the famous English Tea in the Rose Garden Tea Room, reservations are recommended as there is limited availability. Make your reservation by calling (626) 683-8131.

We have set aside some free time in the schedule for your personal independent exploration. The Group Leader will often be available during free time to accompany informal excursions, activities, or meals that have been excluded from the program cost. You are welcome to join if you like, with any associated costs on your own.
 Dinner: At the hotel, enjoy a plated meal with salad, entrée, side dishes, and dessert, plus coffee, water, and tea.
 Evening: Enjoy the remainder of the evening getting to know your fellow participants and discovering what you share beyond a love of lifelong learning.
   
Accommodations: The L.A. Hotel Downtown
Meals Included: Dinner

Day 2: Los Angeles Collectors, L.A. County Museum of Art Field Trip
(Monday, July 13)

Note: Note: Walking and standing on our docent-led walk; Stairs with elevators available; LACMA has six buildings containing the art on display. The art in each building is displayed on one to three floors in an area about two blocks long. The hour long docent-led walk is in one building and includes art on three floors. Elevators are available.



   
 Breakfast: Enjoy a plentiful buffet featuring a variety of choices including both hot and cold selections, coffee, tea, juice, and water.
 Morning: In the hotel, an art historian will lead a captivating lecture on the historical background of Los Angeles museums and the art enthusiasts of Los Angeles and their world renowned collections. Personalities including Henry Huntington, J. Paul Getty, Norton Simon, and Charles Lummis made their living in Los Angeles and contributed to its becoming a major city in California. Each of their collections, ranging from Native American photography and prints to European masterpieces, are housed in museums throughout the city.

Following the lecture, our private motor coach will bring us to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
 Lunch: This meal has been excluded from the program cost and is on your own to enjoy what you like. The Group Leader will be happy to offer suggestions and give directions.
 Afternoon: Enjoy a private, docent-led walk of the permanent exhibits of the Ahmanson Building, the original building of the museum complex.

Following the conclusion of our docent-led walk, take the remaining time for personal independent exploration. Holding more than 120,000 works of art with permanent and rotating collections, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art is the largest art museum in the Western United States.
 Dinner: At the hotel.
 Evening: We’ll wrap up the evening with a video presentation of “Concert of Wills: Making the Getty Center” with an opportunity for questions and answers afterwards. A massive undertaking that took more than a decade, the Getty Center rises out of the hill top, growing out of the natural geography of the area. The monumental complex required the gathering of creative personalities form numerous fields, which gave way to conflict and tension.
   
Accommodations: The L.A. Hotel Downtown
Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 3: J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center Lecture & Visit
(Tuesday, July 14)
   
 Breakfast: At the hotel.
 Morning: An art historian with more than 20 years of experience at the museum will introduce the J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center in Los Angeles, which houses European paintings, drawings, sculpture, illuminated manuscripts, decorative arts, and European and American photographs. Jean Paul Getty was an American industrialist, who was named the richest living American and the world’s richest private citizen by the Guinness Book of World Records. An avid collector of art and antiquities, he established the J. Paul Getty Trust, which remains the worlds wealthiest art institution.

From the hotel, we’ll ride to the J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center to view the artwork discussed the night before. The Museum is accessed from the parking structure by a 3/4 mile hovertrain. The Getty Center is one of the most visit art museums in the United States and presents the Getty's collection of Western art from the Middle Ages to the present against a backdrop of dramatic architecture, tranquil gardens, and breathtaking views. This stunning collection features works by Titian, Rembrandt, Manet, and Monet.

Take this opportunity for personal independent exploration of the Getty Center.
 Lunch: This meal has been excluded from the program cost and is on your own to enjoy what you like. The Group Leader will be happy to offer suggestions and give directions.
 Afternoon: Continue your free day exploring the Getty Center.
After the Getty Center, we’ll return to the hotel for dinner.
 Dinner: At the hotel.
 Evening: Enjoy a learning session on the early history of Los Angeles led by a lifelong resident of southern California, who is dedicated to preserving the history of Los Angeles. Officially founded in 1781 by Spanish governor Felipe de Neve, the early population consisted of ranchers taking advantage of the city’s Mediterranean climate. Growing as the regional capital of Alta California under Mexican rule, the city began to rapidly expand following the Mexican-American War and the completion of the Southern Pacific railroad in the late 19th century.
   
Accommodations: The L.A. Hotel Downtown
Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 4: Norton Simon Museum Lecture & Visit
(Wednesday, July 15)

Note: Note: Walking and standing for up to 1 1/2 on our docent-led visit; Stairs or elevator between floors.



   
 Breakfast: At the hotel.
 Morning: An art historian will lead a lecture that will further introduce us to Norton Simon and his collection of 14th through 20th century European art and art of the Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia.

After class, we’ll depart the hotel for the Norton Simon Museum.

Enjoy a private docent-led walk of the Norton Simon Museum. You will have time to explore the collections and the sculpture garden on your own. Like Monet’s Giverny, the garden at the Norton Simon Museum is a living work of art providing tranquil and inspirational surroundings for the Museum and its visitors. Many come to sketch the attractive landscaping and featured sculptures or simply relax and enjoy the atmosphere.
 Lunch: At the Norton Simon Museum Café enjoy a meal consisting of a healthy wrap, side salad, cookie, and bottled water.
 Afternoon: Continue your independent exploration of the Norton Simon Museum.
 Dinner: At the hotel.
 Evening: Enjoy a series of short films about The Huntington’s Art, Gardens, and Library. Henry Huntington’s estate, simply known as The Huntington, is known for its Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens as a notable museum and research facility.
   
Accommodations: The L.A. Hotel Downtown
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5: Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
(Thursday, July 16)

Note: Note: Moderate walking at the Huntington grounds over 200 acres with some inclines; Stairs with limited elevators; The amount of walking is determined by interest level.



   
 Breakfast: At the hotel.
 Morning: Our art historian will lead a class on the collections of Henry and Arabella Huntington. Their sprawling estate covering more than 600 acres is an oasis of art and culture set amidst the ever-changing botanical gardens. Three art galleries and a library showcase magnificent collections of rare books and manuscripts, 18th and 19th century British and French art, and early American art.

We’ll depart the hotel for the Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens. Explore the collection and gardens on your own. Complimentary audio guides are available for the Huntington Art Gallery and the Virginia Steele Scott Galleries of American Art.
 Lunch: This meal has been excluded from the program cost and is on your own to enjoy what you like at the Huntington Library. The Group Leader will be happy to offer suggestions and give directions.
 Afternoon: Continue your independent exploration of the art collection, library and gardens.
 Dinner: At the hotel.
 Evening: At leisure. Stay and share your favorite experiences with new Road Scholar friends.
   
Accommodations: The L.A. Hotel Downtown
Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 6: Collections Management Lecture, Program Concludes
(Friday, July 17)

Note: Note: Hotel check-out by 12:00 Noon.



   
 Breakfast: At the hotel.
 Morning: In our first class led by one of our historians, we’ll wrap up the week by reviewing the experience program participants had during their week of site visits.

After a brief break, we’ll rejoin our historian for a lecture that will closely follow the fundamentals of how museums generally manage their collections. Collections management is geared at maintaining the long-term safety and sustainability of the museums pieces and is a very intricate process. This concludes our program.

We hope you enjoy all your Road Scholar learning adventures and we look forward to having you on rewarding programs in the future. We encourage you to join our Facebook page and share photos of your program. Visit us at www.facebook.com/rsadventures. Best wishes for all your journeys!
   
Meals Included: Breakfast

Free Time Opportunities
 
  Los Angeles Los Angeles Convention and Visitors Bureau
6801 Hollywood Boulevard

Hollywood, CA 90028

(877) 506-3780

There's so much to see and do in Los Angeles that we advise participants to contact the LA Convention and Visitors Bureau or visit their website to get further information. For additional information, visit www.discoverlosangeles.com

  Music Center of LA
135 North Grand Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90012

Phone (213) 972-7211.

Information and performance schedules for the Music Center, home to the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Ahmanson Theater, Mark Taper Forum and Walt Disney Concert Hall are available online at www.musiccenter.org. Inquire about Rush Tickets for LA Philharmonic and LA Opera performances and HOT TIX for theater performances. For additional information, visit www.musiccenter.org/

Important information about your itinerary: Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the information featured on this website. Itineraries are based on our best information at this time. Circumstances beyond our control may require us to adjust itineraries or other details. We regret any inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your understanding. Information will be sent to you from your Program Provider approximately three weeks prior to the program start date. The prices listed for commercial services and facilities that are not included in the program cost, such as airport shuttles or extra nights lodging, are subject to change without notice. Since Road Scholar cannot guarantee the accuracy of these prices, we strongly suggest contacting the companies directly for the most up-to-date information.

Suggested Reading List


As I See It: The Autobiography of J. Paul Getty


Author: J. Paul Getty


The Great Getty: The Life and Loves of J. Paul Getty


Author: Robert Lenzner


The Getty Center: Richard Meier & Partners


Author: Text by Michael Brawne


Description: Photography: John Linden; Drawings: John Hewitt, Richard Meier & Partners. (Paperback)



Building the Getty


Author: Richard Meier


The J. Paul Getty Museum and Its Collections


Author: John Walsh and Deborah Gribbon


Description: 288 pages, 8 3/4 x 11 7/8 inches 200 color and 50 duotone illustrations ISBN 0-89236-476-9



The J. Paul Getty Museum Handbook of the Collections (4th Ed.)


Author: Museum Staff


Description: 310 pages, 5 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches 373 color and 5 duotone illustrations ISBN 0-89236-613-3 (hardcover) ISBN 0-89236-614-1 (paper)



Masterpieces from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Collection


Author: Loma Price


Description: 154 pages,126 illustrations in full color, 9.75 x 5 x 0.5 inches. ISBN: 0875871461 (paper) LACMA books can be ordered online at www.lacma.org or by calling toll free at 1-800-600-1114



Handbook of the Norton Simon Museum


Author: Museum Staff


Description: 300 pages, 375 color illustrations, 6 X 9-1/2 inches Norton Simon Museum books can be ordered online at www.nortonsimon.org



Odd Man In: Norton Simon and the Pursuit of Culture


Author: Muchnic, Suzanne


The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens


Author: Peggy Park Bernal


Description: Huntington Library books can be ordered by using the following information: The Huntington Bookstore & More 1151 Oxford Road, San Marino, California 91108 Phone: 626-405-2100 ext. 2506 Fax: 626-793-4573 Website: www.huntington.org



Henry Edwards Huntington: A Biography


Author: James E. Thorpe




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