Ron Hartwig

J. Paul Getty Trust

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Vice President for Communications at the J. Paul Getty Trust

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A new book called  Chasing Aphrodite  is subtitled "the hunt for looted antiquities at the world’s richest museum." That, of course, would be the Getty here in Los Angeles.

Crime and Culture at the World’s Richest Museum

A new book called Chasing Aphrodite is subtitled "the hunt for looted antiquities at the world’s richest museum." That, of course, would be the Getty here in Los Angeles.

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The Getty Trust, the world's richest art institution, has named a new CEO. He is  James Cuno , director of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Choice to Head Getty Trust Surprises Some in Art World

The Getty Trust, the world's richest art institution, has named a new CEO. He is James Cuno , director of the Art Institute of Chicago.

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A gold wreath that dates back almost to Alexander the Great has been returned to Greece by LA's  Getty Museum .  It has been described as one of that country's "most exquisite…

Getty Returns Prized Artifact to Greece

A gold wreath that dates back almost to Alexander the Great has been returned to Greece by LA's Getty Museum .  It has been described as one of that country's "most exquisite…

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