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J. Paul Getty Museum Extends Herb Ritts Exhibition

Herb Ritts: L.A. Style, the J. Paul Getty Museum’s current photography exhibition exploring the work of the iconic Los Angeles-based photographer, has been extended through September 2 to coincide with Labor Day weekend. To date, the popular exhibition’s weekly average attendance is higher than previous photography shows at the Getty.

Complementing the exhibition is a new 12-minute documentary film on Herb Ritts, produced by the exhibition’s sponsor, Lincoln. The film features interviews and insights from those who worked with and were photographed by Ritts, including supermodels Naomi Campbell and Tatjana Patitz, musician Chris Isaak, Vogue photo editor Ivan Shaw, and celebrity stylist Sally Herschberger, among others. The film is now screening in one of the Museum’s two Orientation Theaters in the Entrance Hall on a continuous basis through the end of the exhibition.

Herb Ritts: L.A. Style is organized by the J. Paul Getty Museum and curated by Paul Martineau, associate curator of photographs. Herb Ritts: L.A. Style is sponsored in Los Angeles by Lincoln.

Following its showing at the Getty, the exhibition will be on view at the Cincinnati Art Museum from October 6 to December 30, 2012 and at the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art in Florida from March 1 to June 2, 2013.

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