getty modern antiquity

Albert Einstein once said,

“Imagination is more important
than knowledge”

Look to antiquity for web design inspiration. Many of today’s popular novels, movies and art weave classical ideas and ancient mythology into modern settings. Can you imagine a modern website based on knowledge from the distant past?

Picabia

 pavonia 1929 francis picabia

Picasso

studio with plaster head pablo picasso 1925

Fernand Léger

woman holding a vase fernand lever 1927

de Chirico

soothsayers recompense giorgio dechirico 1913

The Alchemyst – Michael Scott

Alchemyst

The Red Pyramid- Rick Riordan

red pyramid

Thor

thor

Prometheus – Ridley Scott

Teaser Trailer for Prometheus (Video)

The Modern Antiquity exhibition is on view November 2, 2011, to January 16, 2012, at the Getty Villa, Floor 2. It will subsequently be presented at the Musée Picasso in Antibes, France, February 16 to May 20, 2012.

Related

The Alchemyst: The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel (Unabridged) – Michael Scott
The Red Pyramid: The Kane Chronicles, Book 1 (Unabridged) – Rick Riordan
Thor
Prometheus

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