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February 7–May 28, 2006 at the Getty Center
All events are free, unless otherwise noted. Seating reservations are required. For reservations and information, please call (310) 440-7300 or use the Make Reservation buttons below. Tickets are available on-site or by phone.
A Sense of Place: Photographs of the American West
Sunday, February 26, 4:00 p.m.
The Wall and the Page: Why Photographic Books Matter to Robert Adams
Thursday, March 23, 7:00 p.m.
Talks are held at 4:30 and 6:00 p.m. in the Museum galleries at the Getty Center. Sign up at the Museum Information Desk beginning at 3:00 p.m.
James Benning, an artist and experimental filmmaker who engages the western landscape in his cinematic exploration of time, perception, and the environment, leads a gallery talk on the exhibition.
Curator's Gallery Talk
Sophie Hackett, graduate intern in the Department of Photographs, the J. Paul Getty Museum, leads a gallery talk on the exhibition. Meet under the stairs in the Museum Entrance Hall.
Tuesday, February 21, 2:30 p.m.
Human Nature: Courbet, Adams, and the Mystery of Modern Landscape
Sundays, March 12 and 19, 1:00–3:30 p.m.
Robert Adams/Ansel Adams: Photographers of the American West
Pick up an Audio Player in the Museum Entrance Hall and hear Robert Adams himself describe some of his haunting, politically charged landscapes as you walk through the exhibition. Also see a short video about Adams' most recent project, Turning Back, on kiosk stations in the Museum's pavilions and West Pavilion GettyGuide Room.