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Retreat to Getty's La Posta Vecchia

To where would you retreat if you had unparalleled wealth? J. Paul Getty, whose oil empire had made him the world's richest man by the 1950s, looked just...

The Return of the Relics

A long Greek drama came closer to its end last week when the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles agreed to return to Greece two ancient artifacts: a...

Relics' Return

A long Greek drama came closer to its end last week when the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles agreed to return to Greece two ancient artifacts: a ...

Art: Case of the Looted Relics

Great art museums are in part about the beautiful display of money: dearly acquired works shown in costly surroundings. By that standard, the J. Paul Getty...

Texas-Size: Pennzoil wins $10.5 billion

While the rest of America sat watching New Year's Day bowl games on TV on Jan. 1, 1984, Getty Oil Scion Gordon Getty and J. Hugh Liedtke, chairman of Pennzoil,...

Milestones Apr. 28, 2003

DIED. ROBERT ATKINS, 72, influential, hackle-raising weight-loss guru; of severe head injuries from a fall on an icy sidewalk on April 8; in New York City. He...

Edgar Degas, Photographer

When he started taking photographs regularly, in 1895, Edgar Degas was 61 and long established as one of the great French painters. But his disposition, sober at...

Theodora's Tap

In Hollywood's version of The Lost Weekend, it was the dubbed-in songs of Theodora Lynch Getty that drove the dipsomaniac hero to drink. Last week, tall,...

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