Talks

Lectures, conferences, and symposia

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Saturday

OCT 2

11 am

ONLINE ONLY

Explore the work of prominent Italian photographer Mario Giacomelli in a conversation with the artist's colleagues and scholars of his work.  Details 

Wednesday

OCT 6

4 pm

ONLINE ONLY

In this conversation, professor Elly Truitt and curator Larisa Grollemond discuss the intersecting histories of many types of time-keeping technologies.  Details 

Thursday

OCT 7

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

ONLINE ONLY

Scholars discuss new perspectives on Fluxus.  Details 

Friday

OCT 8

12 pm

ONLINE ONLY

Focusing on the iconic figure of Medusa in ancient art, learn how representations of this hybrid creature evolved through time.  Details 

Fridays

Oct 8 - Oct 22

1 pm

ONLINE ONLY

Recharge by taking a refreshing dive into the Getty Museum collection with a gallery educator and other art enthusiasts from around the world.  Details 

Tuesday

OCT 12

10:30 am - 12 pm

ONLINE ONLY

Three scholars share their work on the concept of the fragment in contemporary art.  Details 

Wednesday

NOV 10

5 pm - 6:30 pm

ONLINE ONLY

LA-based artists Umar Rashid and Sandy Rodriguez discuss interweaving histories and cartographies in their representations of the city  Details 

Sunday

DEC 12

4 pm - 5:30 pm

GETTY CENTER

Harold M. Williams Auditorium
Maria Loh gives the 2021 Gaehtgens Lecture on the history of the political significance of rainbows.  Details