Museum Home Past Exhibitions Julius Shulman, Modernity and the Metropolis

October 11, 2005–January 22, 2006 at the Getty Center


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Shooting Time: Julius Shulman and the Image of Contemporary Architecture
Sylvia Lavin, chair, Architecture and Urban Design, University of California, Los Angeles.

November 3, 4:00–6:00 p.m.
Getty Research Institute Lecture Hall

A Continual Becoming: Rudolph Schindler's Discordant Modernism
Thomas S. Hines, professor, Architecture and Urban Design and History departments, University of California, Los Angeles.

December 1, 4:00–6:00 p.m.
Getty Research Institute Lecture Hall


Julius Shulman discusses his work, the exhibition, and the Julius Shulman Photography Archive with Wim de Wit, head, Special Collections and Visual Resources, and curator of architectural drawings, Getty Research Institute.

October 14, 4:00–5:30 p.m.
Harold M. Williams Auditorium

Julius Shulman

Film Screening and Discussion

Left Coast Modernism: Architecture and Urban Form in Los Angeles
Reyner Banham's documentary Reyner Banham Loves Los Angeles (1972, 52 min.) is the British architectural historian's critical examination of Los Angeles as it was developing into a major metropolitan city at the end of the mid-century Modern movement, a period that photographer Julius Shulman documented so eloquently. Panelists include Amy Murphy, assistant professor, School of Architecture, University of Southern California; and Edward Dimendberg, associate professor, Film and Media Studies and Visual Studies, University of California, Irvine.

December 7, 7:30 p.m.
Harold M. Williams Auditorium


Curator-led Tours
Available on a first come, first served basis to gallery capacity—no reservations required.

Tuesday, October 18, 2:00–3:00 p.m.
Wednesday, October 19, 10:30–11:30 a.m., 3:00–4:00 p.m.
Meet in the Research Institute Exhibition Gallery.