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by Nia Liat on March 18, 2021

in Art and Museums,Theater-Los Angeles,Virtual

WITH THE GETTY'S NEWEST PROGRAMStature #8, 2020, Rodrigo Valenzuela. Photograveur. Courtesy of and © Rodrigo Valenzuela

First in the series in Art Break: The Politics of Labor
Friday, March 26, 2021
12:00 p.m. PT

Art Break, a new online program series, offers unique perspectives on the Getty collections. Take a closer look at art with Getty experts in dialogue with guest artists, writers, and thinkers. Covering 5,000 years of artworks, from Bronze Age figures to 21st-century photographs, these 30-minute online programs encourage thoughtful exchange and discovery about artistic practices, social issues, and more. The inaugural episode, Friday, March 26, focuses on the role of labor in artworks selected by Los Angeles artist Rodrigo Valenzuela and curator of Latin American Art at the Getty Research Institute, Idurre Alonso. Moderated by photography curator Arpad Kovacs, assistant curator of photographs at the J. Paul Getty Museum. Admission is free! For additional information and to register visit Getty Zoom.

Can’t make this program, check out past and upcoming episodes.

Future Programs

Art Break: A Closer Look
Thursday, April 29, 2021, 12 PM

New York-based artist Jen Mazza takes a closer look at drawings from the J. Paul Getty Museum’s collection with assistant curator Edina Adam, inviting viewers to join them on an exploratory journey. Register here.

Art Break: Touching Pictures
Friday, May 21, 2021, 12PM

Artist Jenelle Esparza and Naoko Takahatake, curator of prints and drawings, Getty Research Institute, discuss artworks that deal with grief by visualizing and utilizing the touch of the artist. Moderated by Mazie Harris, assistant curator, Getty Museum. Register here.

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