Beginning in the 1960s, artists increasingly turned to news media—both printed and televised—as a rich source of inspiration. Breaking News presents work by artists who have employed appropriation, juxtaposition, and mimicry, among other means, to create photographs and videos that effectively comment on the role of the news media in determining the meaning of images.
J. Paul Getty Museum, Getty Center
1200 Getty Center Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90049
T: (310) 440-7300
Tuesday–Friday and Sunday 10:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
Saturday 10:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m.
Closed Mondays, except December 26, 2016 and January 2, 2017
Parking lot opens 9:30 a.m.
Early closures: Saturday, December 24 and 31 at 5:30pm
Holiday closures: Thanksgiving, December 25 (Christmas Day), and January 1
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