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The J. Paul Getty Museum Observes Day Without Art
LOS ANGELES, CA.- The J. Paul Getty Museum’s 20th annual observance of "Day Without Art", a day when the international arts community pauses to remember and respond to the AIDS crisis and its impact on cultural life, will take place on Tuesday, December 1, 2009 (World AIDS Day).

In commemoration of the day, the Getty will shroud the sculpture "Air" by Aristide Maillol, part of the Fran and Ray Stark collection of outdoor sculptures, on the Arrival Plaza steps at the Getty Center. In shrouding this object, the Getty acknowledges the creative loss caused by the AIDS epidemic. A temporary label explaining the symbolism of the covered work of art will be placed next to the object for the day.

Additionally, the Getty Museum’s Education department will offer a special one-hour tour at the Getty Center highlighting works in the permanent collection. The tour entitled "The Cycle of Life" will focus on different facets of the cycle of life and encourage reflection upon shared human experiences, from birth to death. Tours will be held at 11:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.

Information will be provided to visitors about AIDS and various organizations that welcome donations and volunteer help. In support of "Day Without Art", the Getty will make a donation to a local organization that is addressing issues concerning people with AIDS.

Since the Getty Villa is closed to the public on Tuesdays, there will be no public commemoration of "Day Without Art" at the Getty Villa.

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