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October 25, 2011–March 11, 2012 at the Getty Center


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Curator's Gallery Talks

Anne Lyden, Associate Curator of Photographs, leads a gallery talk on the exhibition.

Wednesday, December 14, 2011, 2:30 p.m.
Thursday, February 2, 2012, 2:30 p.m.

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Storytelling and Photography
Noted playwright and actress Anna Deveare Smith joins artists Eileen Cowin and Carrie Mae Weems to discuss their works on view in the exhibition Narrative Interventions in Photography and explore how storytelling impacts their art making.

Thursday, January 26, 2012, 7:30 p.m.
Harold M. Williams Auditorium

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God Bless the Child, Weems

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Carrie Mae Weems, Eileen Cowin, and Simryn Gill describe how, through photography and text, they explore narratives of history and culture. Pick up an iPod touch™ in the Museum Entrance Hall.