Facing the Ages: Portraiture in Europe from Antiquity to the Baroque
Date: Friday September 19, 2008, at 12 pm - 2 pm
Location: Meeting Rooms, Getty Villa
Admission: Sold Out
Educators and curators address the question, "What is a portrait in the western traditions of European art?" Examining painted and sculpted portraits from antiquity, the Middle Ages, and the Renaissance and Baroque periods, this three-part course explores the Museum's collection and complements the exhibitions Bernini and the Birth of Baroque Portrait Sculpture and Faces of Power and Piety: Medieval Portraiture. Course fee $35; $25 students. Open to 40 participants.
Part 1: Friday September 19, 12:00–2:00 p.m., Getty Villa, Meeting Rooms and Galleries;
Part 2: Friday, September 26, 12:00–2:00 p.m., Getty Center, Getty Research Institute Lecture Hall;
Part 3: Friday, October 3, 12:00–2:00 p.m., Getty Center, Getty Research Institute Lecture Hall and Galleries.