The Burdens of Wealth Paul Getty and His Museum. Burton B. Fredericksen.
The Burdens of Wealth Paul Getty and His Museum
The Burdens of Wealth Paul Getty and His Museum

The Burdens of Wealth Paul Getty and His Museum

Bloomington, IN: Archway Publishing, 2015. Softcover. White wraps with navy lettering on covers and spine, 460 pp, no illustrations. VG+. Item #173062
ISBN: 9781480817135

Contents: The origins of the J. Paul Getty Museum (1953/54) -- The Hidden Museum (1954-1963) -- Federico Zeri and Getty (1964-1967 -- The difficult task of spending money (1968-1969) -- Buying art helter-skelter (1970-1971 -- Getty's final years as a collector (1972-1974) -- The Malibu villa opens to the public (1974-1976) -- The death of the founder and its aftermath (1976) -- Learning to live with wealth (1977-1979) -- The costs of turning the museum into a trust (1980-1982) -- The best director money can buy (1983) -- the great expansion gets under way (1984) -- Confronting the limits of wealth (1985-1987) -- Breaking records as the clock clicks down (1988-1993) -- The price of virtue, architectural and other wise (1994-1997) -- The view from the Brentwood site (1998) -- Under Philistine rule (1999-2000) -- The overthrow of the president (2000-2006) -- Righting the ship (2007-2013) -- Conclusion.

OCLC: 917362718

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