Talks

Lectures, conferences, and symposia

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Friday

NOV 16

7 pm

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Stand-by list opens at 5:30 p.m.

On the opening day of the exhibition Sally Mann: A Thousand Crossings at the Getty Museum, renowned...

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Sunday

NOV 18

3 pm

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

Sunday

DEC 2

2 pm

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Author and cultural critic Roxane Gay has garnered wide critical and popular acclaim for her insightful and witty observations on...  Details 

Tuesday

DEC 4

7:30 pm - 9 pm

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Kellie Jones discusses the global reaches of performance art during the 1970s through the lens of projects by Latin American and African American artists.  Details 

Saturday

JAN 12

4 pm

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Jill Burke, senior lecturer at the Edinburgh College of Art, investigates how Renaissance people understood their reactions to looking at...  Details 

Sunday

JAN 13

10 am - 5 pm

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Leading international scholars discuss the varied attitudes toward the the depiction, significance, and reception of the unclothed body in...  Details 

Wednesday

JAN 23

7 pm

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Internationally-acclaimed architect Daniel Libeskind, the self-proclaimed rebel whose designs include the Jewish Museum in Berlin and the...  Details 

Saturday

FEB 9

3 pm

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Bruce Edelstein, professor at NYU Florence and co-curator of Pontormo: Miraculous Encounters, discusses the context of Pontormo's...  Details 

Wednesday

FEB 27

7 pm

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The written word dominates many aspects of human lives. From the earliest forms of writing in the world's first civilizations to today's...  Details