Connecting Seas: A Visual History of Discoveries and Encounters
Date: Daily through April 13, 2014,
Location: Research Institute Galleries I and II, Getty Center
This exhibition reveals how other cultures were perceived, represented, and transmitted when ocean travel was the primary means by which people and knowledge circulated. Featuring works from the Getty Research Institute's (GRI) extensive special collections, including rare books and maps, photographs, and prints, the exhibition traces the fascinating course of scholarly investigation of non-European cultures from the 16th to the 21st century. This is the first exhibition in the GRI's newly expanded galleries.