Tag Archives: Getty Museum

Ken's Korner: Trial of Hecht and True continues in Rome, Italy

Ken’s Korner: Trial of Hecht and True continues in Rome, Italy – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – April 2006 The trial of Robert Hecht (an American art dealer charged with trafficking in illegally excavated antiquities) and Marion True (the former antiquities curator of the Getty Museum in Los Angeles also accused of having […]

Ken's Korner: Italy seeks return of pilfered artifacts

Ken’s Korner: Italy seeks return of pilfered artifacts – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – February 2006 Italy has begun receiving artwork from the Getty Museum in Los Angeles following a scandal that forced the Getty’s former curator, Marion True, into exile in France, where she is awaiting trial. True is accused of buying more than […]

Ken's Korner: Getty museum will re-open, sans curator

Ken’s Korner: Getty museum will re-open, sans curator – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – January 2006 The J. Paul Getty Museum in Malibu, Calif. — which houses more than 40,000 antiquities, most of them from classical Greece and Rome — is about to re-open following completion of a six-year, $275 million renovation. But there will be […]