In December 1997 the J. Paul Getty Museum will open its new house within the impressive Getty Middle, designed by means of the popular architect Richard Meier, and dramatically sited within the Santa Monica Mountains above Los Angeles. This will likely represent the 3rd house for the Getty Museum collections, that have been first displayed in J. Paul Getty’s ranch space in Malibu and later had been housed within the superb reconstruction of an historic Roman villa that Getty had constructed at the grounds of his Malibu property.

This ebook accommodates a full of life textual content by means of the Director and Affiliate Director of the Museum along side archival and lately commissioned images to supply a biography of the Museum’s benefactor. As well as, the ebook items a historical past of the homes that experience housed his collections and of the collections themselves–first shaped by means of Getty in his lifetime and a great deal extended following his beneficiant and far-heralded bequest.