Talks

Lectures, conferences, and symposia

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Tuesday

OCT 2

7 pm

GETTY CENTER

Ivan Shaw, photography director for Condé Nast, leads a discussion with leading fashion photography professionals about changes in the...  Details 

Saturday

OCT 13

7 pm

GETTY CENTER

Informed by a critical understanding of art history, photographer Paul Sepuya complicates the relationship between artist and subject,...  Details 

Sunday

OCT 14

2 pm

GETTY CENTER

Leading Fluxus scholar Natilee Harren will use the Getty's extensive archives of Fluxus-related ephemera (including original scores) to...  Details 

Sunday

OCT 14

3 pm

GETTY CENTER

Allison Morehead, professor of art history at Queen's University in Canada, addresses the ambiguity in Edvard Munch's symbolist paintings,...  Details 

Sunday

OCT 21

3 pm

GETTY VILLA

Classicist Philip Freeman shares ancient views on friendship in his new translation of Cicero's timeless work, De Amicitia.  Details 

Sunday

NOV 4

3 pm

GETTY CENTER

Renaissance nudes have long been associated with the loftiest achievements of European art. The perfection of an idealized body was equated...  Details 

Sunday

NOV 11

3 pm

GETTY VILLA

Archaeologist Yuval Gadot discusses new discoveries and research that are transforming how we understand Near Eastern history and Biblical text.  Details 

Friday

NOV 16

7 pm

GETTY CENTER

On the opening day of the exhibition Sally Mann: A Thousand Crossings at the Getty Museum, renowned photographer Sally Mann reads from and...  Details 

Sunday

NOV 18

3 pm

GETTY CENTER

Helen Evans, curator of Byzantine Art at the Metropolitan Museum, discusses how Armenia's artistic tradition helped the nation retain its...  Details