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December 23, 2008–March 8, 2009 at the Getty Center
Admission to the Getty Center is FREE. No tickets or reservations are required for general admission. For visitor information, see information on planning a visit or call (310) 440-7300. All events are free, unless otherwise noted. Reservations are required for performances, lectures, seminars, and courses.
Join artist-in-residence Aaron Smith in the Sketching Gallery and explore drawing the classical figure from a contemporary perspective. Free; no reservations required.
The "Myth" of Venus: Alluring Seductress or Allegorical Muse
GettyGuide™ Audio Player
Why have so many artists drawn the human figure based on masterpieces from antiquity? Pick up an audio player in the Museum Entrance Hall and learn the many reasons why.
Curator's Gallery Talks
Point-of-View: Artist Talk