Ruins between East and West
Date: Thursday October 29, 2009, at 7:30 pm
Location: Auditorium, Getty Villa
Admission: Tickets required. Please call
Alain Schnapp, Getty Villa Professor 2009–10 and professor of art history and archaeology at the Université de Paris 1, explores ruins as material signs of transience, visible in the monumentality of the pyramids as well as in the fragility of the smallest Mesopotamian clay tablets or the modest fossils of nature.