Point-of-View Talk: Byzantine Icons
Date: Saturday May 17, 2014, at 11:30 am, 2 pm
Location: Museum Galleries, Getty Villa
Admission is free. An advanced timed-entry ticket is required.
Join contemporary iconographer Father Michael Courey for an exploration of the sacred icons in the exhibition Heaven and Earth: Art of Byzantium from Greek Collections. The discussion focuses on gold leaf application, techniques of layering painted color, and the theological significance of materials, colors, and images in the Byzantine iconographic tradition. This is a free program. Sign-up begins 15 minutes before the start of the program at the Tour Meeting Place.