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Martin Puryear to Receive 2020 Getty Medal





Martin Puryear to Receive 2020 Getty Medal

Martin Puryear will receive the 2020 Getty Medal, the J. Paul Getty Trust’s highest honor, this fall. Since 2013, the J. Paul Getty Trust has honored individuals who have made significant contributions to the arts and humanities. Puryear will be awarded alongside philanthropist Alice Walton and scholar Kwame Anthony Appiah. The presentation will take place this September at the Morgan Library in New York.

For more information, please visit the Getty’s website.

Image: That Profile, 1997–99. Stainless steel, bronze. 45 feet x 30 feet x 11 feet 4 inches; 13.72 x 9.14 x 3.45 m. The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles