The Getty Villa reimagined [videorecording] / [lecture by] Jorge Silvetti ; [sponsored by the J. Paul Getty Museum].


The Getty Villa reimagined [videorecording] / [lecture by] Jorge Silvetti ; [sponsored by the J. Paul Getty Museum].

Lecture by Jorge Silvetti, a principal of Machado & Silvetti Associates, Boston, architects of the remodeled Getty Villa in Malibu, California. He discusses the redesign process that led to the radical transformation of the Malibu Canyon site and the creation of facilities for public, scholarly, and educational programs at that site. The lecture details the changes and enhancements to the original buildings and reveals the ideas that inspired the architecture of the structures, including a personal account of the many years of work that helped create this new vision for the Getty Villa.

1 videodisc of 1 (DVD) (ca. 80 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.


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The Getty Villa, located just off the Pacific Coast Highway in Pacific Palisades, California, operates as a museum and educational center dedicated to the study of the arts and cultures of ancient Greece, Rome, and Etruria. The Getty Villa was designed to house J. Paul Getty's art collection when it outgrew his Ranch House, which had served as a private museum since 1954. After considering various options for expanding the Ranch House, Getty decided in the fall of 1968 to build a ne...

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