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25 favourite outdoor sculptures from my travels so far...

Until I moved to L.A. I don't think I had the time to stop and look at the world around me so much, being caught up in the bustling London rat-race. However, since I've had more time on my hands and have had the opportunity to travel throughout Calif...
by Jason in Hollywood on Jun 20, 2014

Museos con “Arte” , J. Paul Getty.

Situado en Los Ángeles, California (Estados Unidos), es uno de los museos más visitados de este pais, su nombre es debido a su fundador Jean Paul Getty, un empresario del sector petrolero que además de amasar una enorme fortuna destacó … Si...
by Artesanía y Oficio on Mar 9, 2014

Things to do in Los Angeles

Los Angeles is better known as The City of Angels. It is a modern metropolis of not only United States of America but also of the world. Los Angeles is often billed as the "Creative Capital of the World". There are multitudes of attractions that mesm...
by eTravelTrips on Mar 4, 2014

Explore the beatiful city of Los Angeles California

More than a city, Los Angeles is a one-of-a-kind vacation destination encompassing a dazzling array of unique and exciting regions – each one distinct, yet decidedly “LA.” As the entertainment capital of the world offering 75 miles of sunny coa...
by eTravelTrips on Jan 6, 2014

The Pacific Standard Time Festival Launches at the Getty

The Pacific Standard Time Festival Launches at the Getty ART | THINGS TO DO IN LA The Pacific Standard Time performance and art festival kicks off this weekend at the Getty. This 11-day event includes the unveiling of “Kalpa,” a [...
by DailyISO on Jan 20, 2012

The Getty's gardens bursting with colour...

There's nothing like having a friend visiting L.A. to use as an excuse to take in the delights of The Getty Center and the Getty Villa.Even this late in the season the beautifully landscaped gardens are still a riot of colour at The Getty.There's not...
by Jason in Hollywood on Sep 23, 2011

A boy with his frog at The Getty Center...

There's something incredibly whimsical about the new Boy with Frog sculpture on display in the arrival plaza at The Getty Center.Boy with Frog sculpture - Charles Ray, 2009The white painted fiberglass statue of a boy holding a frog by its leg is by C...
by Jason in Hollywood on Sep 21, 2011

Walkabout at the Getty Gardens

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by Photography by Vijayram on Apr 25, 2011

Side Trip: The Getty Center, Los Angeles

Perched in the foothills of the Santa Monica Mountains, The Getty Center is one of Los Angeles’ most popular tourist attractions. The sprawling campus houses the museum of J. Paul Getty, once the world’s richest man and America’s preeminen...
by StruxTravel on Mar 11, 2011

One evening over Santa Monica

View from Getty Center...
by Photography by Vijayram on Jan 31, 2011

Get yourself to the Getty

We’ve officially checked something off our Sand Bucket List. Matt’s Mom and Dad came to visit us and since the weather wasn’t quite beach bum perfect we decided to go to the Getty Center. By the way, The Getty Center is FREE to visit. Impressiv...
by Our Poverty with a View on Jul 7, 2010

Jason in Hollywood survives two years of living in L.A...

Or as a friend suggested, Jason in Hollywood has 'thrived' rather than simply 'survived' these past two years living in Los Angeles.So today is a day to celebrate the good times and look forward to even more adventures to come here in Southern Califo...
by Jason in Hollywood on Mar 4, 2010

Only one day in L.A.? Head for the Getty Center.

For as long as I can remember, any trip to Los Angeles always involved spending the day at Disneyland, visiting with Micky, Minnie, and the rest of the gang. But on my last stopover in Los Angeles,  I was talked into visiting the Getty Center instea...
by Perceptive Travel Blog on Oct 26, 2009

Random sights around L.A. in September...

September has been a busy month, so I thought I'd use this opportunity to feature some sights that I haven't been able to so far.A good friend treated us to a visit earlier in the month and not only did we get a chance to show her around Los Angeles...
by Jason in Hollywood on Sep 30, 2009

More sculptures uncovered at The Getty Center...

With my friend in town recently, I had the perfect opportunity to spend another morning at The Getty Center and enjoy the wonderful architecture, gardens and sculptures under clear blue skies, bathed in brilliant sunshine.Seated CardinalNot only was...
by Jason in Hollywood on Sep 20, 2009

Beautiful flowers of the Getty's Central Garden...

Amongst the wonderful architecture of The Getty Center you'll also find the captivating Central Garden. I'll let these photographs from my recent visit highlight the wonderful colours, pretty flowers and beautiful landscaping of the grounds.The Centr...
by Jason in Hollywood on Sep 2, 2009

Angel sightings at The Getty Center...

My search for angels in L.A. has taken me all over and it's always a delight to find a new specimen or two when I'm out and about. These new discoveries were found at The Getty Center in the form of marvelous bronze statues.Angel of the CitadelBathed...
by Jason in Hollywood on Aug 28, 2009

50,000 reasons to keep visiting Jason in Hollywood...

"I'm so excited,And I just can't hide it,I'm about to lose controlAnd I think I like it.I'm so excited,And I just can't hide it,And I know, I know, I know, I knowI know I want you, want you."I don't think I could have said it better than th...
by Jason in Hollywood on May 10, 2009

The intriguing sculptures of The Getty Center...

If you like contemporary art, you'll find excellent examples of modern sculpture at The Getty Center dotted around the complex and in the Fran and Ray Stark Sculpture Terrace and Gardens.There's a fabulous selection of bronze, steel and ceramic piece...
by Jason in Hollywood on Apr 28, 2009

The inspiring gardens and architecture of The Getty Center...

No trip to L.A. is complete without a trip to The Getty Center in Brentwood to take in its beautiful gardens, views and architecture. The Center is just over ten years old, having opened on 16th December 1997 and still looks fresh and new. For me th...
by Jason in Hollywood on Apr 27, 2009


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