talks

10 shows found
Obama: An Intimate Portrait
7:30 PM
Harold M. Williams Auditorium, Getty Center
Tickets: $20 for lecture, $61 for lecture and book

Former White House photographer Pete Souza presents Obama: An Intimate Portrait, his new book with more than 300 of the over two million photographs he took of President Obama. Accompanied  with behind-the-scenes captions and stories, the photographs document the most consequential hours of the presidency - including the historic image of President Obama with his advisors in the Situation Room during the bin Laden mission - alongside unguarded moments with the President's family, his encounters with children, and interactions with world leaders and cultural figures. Presented with Writers Bloc. Books sold by Eso Won.
11/29/2017 7:30 PM
Bellini and the Renaissance Imagination
2:00 PM
Harold M. Williams Auditorium, Getty Center
Free Event; Ticket Required

Keith Christiansen, the John Pope-Hennessy Chairman of European Paintings at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, considers the singular achievements of Giovanni Bellini as a painter of devotional artworks. He explores the critical traditions that underlie the conception of Bellini as a religious artist and how he expanded traditional parameters of the genre through a heightened emphasis on artistic intervention and imagination.
12/2/2017 2:00 PM
The Evolution of Fragility: Towards a New History of the Ancient World
4:00 PM
Museum Lecture Hall, Getty Center
Free Event; Ticket Required

Theories about societal collapse in the ancient world often suggest that something catastrophic happened to an otherwise integrated, stable community. Anthropologist Norman Yoffee considers new research indicating that resistance of the goals of rulers were important factors leading to the demise of complex societies.
12/2/2017 4:00 PM
Cornelia Funke's Journey through the Ancient Americas
2:00 PM
Museum Lecture Hall, Getty Center
Free Event, Ticket Required

Children's author Cornelia Funke reads her latest story of ghost William Dampier as he encounters spirits from the ancient Americas.
12/3/2017 2:00 PM
From Minos to Hadrian
7:30 PM
Auditorium, Getty Villa
Free Event; Ticket Required

Archaeologist Cyprian Broodbank discusses his exploration of Kythera, an Aegean island with a rich 7,000-year history.
12/4/2017 7:30 PM
Three Museums - One Collection: The New Displays of Greek, Etruscan and Roman Art in Berlin
3:00 PM
Museum Lecture Hall, Getty Center
Free Event; Ticket Required

Berlin is home to one of the most important collections of classical antiquities—and the single most distinguished museum of ancient architecture—in the world. Every year, nearly two million visitors come to marvel at the Pergamon Museum and traverse the rotunda of the Altes Museum for a glimpse of the “Praying Boy” on the city's famous Museum Island. Andreas Scholl, curator of the antiquities collections for the state museums of Berlin, presents highlights of the Greek, Cypriot, Etruscan, and Roman antiquities collections in the Altes Museum, Neues Museum, and Pergamon Museum, following a complete re-installation in 2011. He introduces numerous artworks that have been restored and newly displayed after being off view for decades.
12/6/2017 3:00 PM
Indigenous Knowledge and Making of the Colonial Latin America
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Harold M. Williams Auditorium, Getty Center
Free Event; Ticket Required

Symposium exploring how indigenous knowledge of art, architecture, science, medicine, and governance shaped colonial Latin America.
12/8/2017 To 12/9/2017
Art Dealers, America and the International Art Market, 1880 - 1930 [DAY 1]
9:00 AM
Museum Lecture Hall, Getty Center
Free Event; Ticket Required

A symposium on the role of international art dealers in creating the collections, museums, and intellectual culture of the American art world.

This is a two-day symposium. Separate reservations are required for each day.
1/18/2018 9:00 AM
Art Dealers, America and the International Art Market, 1880 - 1930 [DAY 2]
9:00 AM
Museum Lecture Hall, Getty Center
Free Event; Ticket Required

A symposium on the role of international art dealers in creating the collections, museums, and intellectual culture of the American art world.

This is a two-day symposium. Separate reservations are required for each day.
1/19/2018 9:00 AM
In Conversation: Carolee Schneeman on Her Art and Archive
7:00 PM
Museum Lecture Hall, Getty Center
Free Event; Ticket Required

Carolee Schneemann, one of the pioneers of 1960s feminist art, discusses the practical and aesthetic aspects of her archive, house at the Getty Research Institute.
3/20/2018 7:00 PM
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