The Getty Villa

The Getty Villa

It’s been over twenty five years since I visited the Getty Villa.  I don’t know why it has taken me so long to go back.  Live got in the way I suppose. In all fairness I should preface this post by saying that in my youth I majored in Classical Archaeology so not only was this a visit to an ancient time, but a trip to my past as well.

Getty Villa is located in Pacific Palisades right off Pacific Coast Highway not far from Santa Monica.  It’s a lovely setting for a museum devoted to the art and architecture of classical Greece and Rome.  The main building of the museum is modeled after