Getty center site planning and construction documentation, 1947, 1958, 1963, 1978, 1982, 1984-1987, and undated, bulk 1984-1997.

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Getty center site planning and construction documentation, 1947, 1958, 1963, 1978, 1982, 1984-1987, and undated, bulk 1984-1997.

Records comprise photographic prints, contact sheets, slides, transparencies, and negatives, dating 1947-1997 (bulk 1984-1997), that were created, collected, and maintained by the J. Paul Getty Trust Building Program. The images document the planning and building of the Getty Center in Los Angeles, California by Richard Meier & Partners and the Dinwiddie Construction Company. The photographic records cover ground and aerial views of the Getty Center site before, during, and after construction; the design of the Central Garden; visits to other art and cultural institutions; events related to planning and construction; images of both architectural drawings and models; and documentation of the stone materials used in the construction. Photographers represented include Vladimir Lange, Joe Deal, Dennis Keeley, Bruce Bourassa, Paul Slaughter, Charles Pasella, Tom Bonner, Dave Margolf and Jock Pottle along with Getty Staff members Steve Rountree, Tim Whalen, Ellen Wirth, Gloria Gerace, and Don Williamson. The majority of the aerial images are attributed to Warren Aerial Photography, Inc.

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Getty center (Los Angeles, Calif.)

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Bourassa, Bruce.

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Keeley, Dennis

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Deal, Joe, 1947-2010

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J. Paul Getty Trust. Building Program.

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The Getty Center opened in 1997 as a multifaceted campus located in Brentwood, California, including modern architecture, gardens, and fountains. The Getty Center is owned and operated by the J. Paul Getty Trust, a cultural and philanthropic organization. The Trust is a not-for-profit institution, educational in purpose and character, that focuses on the visual arts in all of their dimensions. The Center is home to the Trust and its four programs: the Getty Foundation, the Getty Res...

Irwin, Robert, 1928-....

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Southern California artist who was a founder of the light and space, and environmental art movements. From the description of Robert Irwin papers, 1970-2003. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 417154423 Epithet: Curate of Castlerickard British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001295.0x000320 Biographical/Historical Note Robert Irwin ...

Dinwiddie Construction Company.

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Richard Meier & Partners

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