Artist at Work: Painting Heaven and Earth
Date: Weekends through July 13, 2014, at 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Education Studio, Getty Villa
Admission is free. An advanced timed-entry ticket is required.
Byzantine artists created luminous icons and frescoes as well as richly embellished manuscripts. Join artist Sylvana Barrett for an in-depth exploration of the materials and evolution of Byzantine painting. Watch a demonstration of the traditional water gilding and egg tempera painting techniques employed in painting an icon. Complements the exhibition Heaven and Earth: Art of Byzantium from Greek Collections. This is a free, drop-in program.