To celebrate the New Year the Getty is offering a full-line-up of events at the Getty Center this January.
events and admission are FREE! Parking at the Getty Center is $15 and
is reduced to $10 after 3:00 p.m. Don’t forget to take advantage of “Pay
Once, Park Twice,” same-day parking at both the Getty Center and Getty
Villa for one $15 fee.
is a list of January events at the Getty Center. For complete program
information and to make reservations visit http://www.getty.edu/360/.
Renaissance Nudes and the Power of Looking
Saturday, January 12, 4:00 p.m.
Burke, senior lecturer at the Edinburgh College of Art, investigates
how Renaissance people understood their reactions to looking at images
of the naked body. Taking a broad, pan-European approach, Burke delves
into medical, literary, and spiritual writings of the Renaissance to
consider how sight was understood to impact the body and mind. A close
analysis of images reveals how depictions of the naked body were
believed to enhance religious devotion, affect the course of disease,
form beautiful babies, or drive viewers wild with desire.
Daniel Libeskind: Edge of Order
Wednesday, January 23, 7:00 p.m.
Internationally-acclaimed architect Daniel Libeskind, the self-proclaimed rebel whose designs include the Jewish Museum
in Berlin and the extension of the Denver Art Museum, reveals his
unique creative process in his new book Edge of Order. Libeskind
explains how everything from Greek mythology and medieval manuscripts,
to Emily Dickinson and the Marx Brothers, influence the way he thinks
about buildings and cities.
People of the Book
Sunday, January 27, 3:00 p.m.
about and discuss the Rothschild Pentateuch, a recent addition to the
Getty Museum’s collection. This elaborately illuminated manuscript
containing the first five books of the Hebrew Bible was created in
France and/or Germany in 1296 and traveled to Italy, Poland, and New
York over the centuries before landing permanently at the Getty. Sharon
Mintz, curator of Jewish Art at the Library of the Jewish Theological
Seminary in New York, describes the book and its fascinating history.
Rabbi David Wolpe of Sinai Temple joins Mintz for a discussion of the
enduring significance of this extraordinary manuscript.
The Body Politic
Thomas Houseago and James Gray: Male Bodies
Thursday, January 31, 7:00 p.m.
Angeles-based British sculptor Thomas Houseago’s approach to the human
form combines traditional and unconventional materials to create bulky
figures rather than graceful classical poses. His large-scale works
convey the power and vulnerability of the male body. Writer-director
James Gray joins Houseago to discuss the creation of male figures and
Saturday Nights at the Getty: Lonnie Holley
Saturday, January 12, 7:30 p.m.
Join artist and musician Lonnie Holley as he performs unique improvisational compositions inspired by his upbringing in the American South. Holley’s art and music was born from struggle and hardship and has manifested in a beguiling and singular universe of drawing, painting, sculpture, photography, performance, and sound. His journey to find healing through art-making has led him to collaborate and tour worldwide with artists like Animal Collective, Bon Iver, Bill Callahan and Deerhunter, to name just a few, and his artwork has been exhibited widely, from the Metropolitan Museum of Art to the White House.
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January 6, 2019
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