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You Are One in a Million. Celebrate with Us!

Thanks to you, the Getty's Web site has attracted over a million visits this month—it's a first.

Why so many? This site offers lots of free resources: You can learn about art and artists, sign up for performances, lectures, and other events on our event calendar, or find out what to see and do at the Getty Center and the Getty Villa.

And there's more—in-depth information on conservation science and field projects, dozens of lesson plans and curricula, and the Getty vocabularies of art historical and geographic terms. It's all free.

Have an idea for what YOU would like to see on this Web site? E-mail us!

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Irises / Van Gogh

Get Irises for your desktop
Download a free desktop-sized version of Van Gogh's Irises to spruce up your computer for spring. (See "Download Help" below for instructions.)


640 x 480 (354 kb)

800 x 600 (560 kb)

1024 x 768 (895 kb)

1600 x 1200 (2.17 mb)


Download Help

Step One: Determine Your Screen Resolution
The numbers on the links above refer to your monitor's screen resolution. Here's how to figure out which size file you need.

Windows users: Right-click on your desktop and choose Properties, then click the Settings tab on the Display Properties dialog box. Find your screen resolution under the Screen Area heading.

Mac users: If you use 0S X, go to the Apple menu and choose System Preferences >> Displays. If you use OS 9, go to the Apple menu and choose Control Panels >> Monitors & Sound.


Step Two: Download Files and Set Your Wallpaper

Windows users: Right-click on the appropriate link above, then choose Save Target As or Save File As. Save the file to your desktop or to a folder of your choice. The file is now downloaded. To make Irises your wallpaper, go to the Start menu and choose Settings >> Control Panel >> Display. Click the Background tab on the Display Properties dialog box, then use the Browse button to navigate to the file you just downloaded. Click Open to select the file, then click Apply on the dialog box. You're done!

Mac users: Click and hold on the appropriate link above. Choose Download Link to Disk or Save Target As and save the file to your desktop or to a folder of your choice. If you use OS X, go to the Apple menu and choose System Preferences >> Desktop & Screen Saver. Click on Choose Folder and navigate to the file you just downloaded. Click Select Picture, and you're done. (You may need to first click on Remove Picture to remove your current wallpaper.) If you use OS 9, go to Control Panel >> Appearance and select the Desktop tab. Click on Choose Folder and navigate to the file you just downloaded. Click Select Picture. (You may need to first click on Remove Picture to remove your current wallpaper.) You're done!