2018/2019 Getty Scholars and Artist-in-Residence Announced
The GRI and the J. Paul Getty Museum will welcome 42 scholars for the 2018/2019 Scholar Year at the Getty Center and the Getty Villa. The GRI scholars will explore the themes of "MONUMENTALITY" and "The Classical World in Context: Persia." The scholarswho will be joining the Getty from across the United States, Asia, Europe, and South Americawill investigate topics such as cross-cultural exchanges in the Mediterranean, architecture and urbanism of welfare states, and early Chinese art and archaeology.
This year, the GRI is also pleased to welcome artist-in-residence Theaster Gates, a Chicago-based artist who is known for his installation work related to social justice issues.
View the list of incoming scholars and learn more about the 2018/2019 research themes.