Death and Humor in the Ancient World
Date: Saturday December 7, 2013, at 1 pm - 4 pm
Location: Meeting Rooms, Getty Villa
Admission: Tickets required.
Too soon? Not when the humor is 2,000 years old! Explore with educator Eric Bruehl the ancient context and significance of humor relating to death. Examine relevant texts and art, compare funny then and now, and end with a tour of the humorous in funerary art and other images of death. Course fee $35 (includes parking and refreshments).