Apr 29: Study Day on Art and Religion at the Getty

The Getty Center — Tuesday, April 29, 2014

In-Gallery discourse, study room sessions, and panel discussions exploring intersections between art and religion. Program starts at 2 p.m. with tours of Byzantine manuscript exhibition, Baroque painting and sculpture, books documenting early European encounters with Islam, and other areas. At 4:00 a panel of religious scholars discuss the role of art in different religions. At 7:00 p.m. a panel of artists discuss how their religious beliefs inform their work.

Participants include:  Elizabeth Morrison, J. Paul Getty Museum; Justine Andrews, University of New Mexico; artist Makoto Fujumura, New York; Andrew Westover, Claremont School of Theology; David Brafman, Getty Research Institute; Julian Brooks, J. Paul Getty Museum; Maite Alvarez, J. Paul Getty Museum; Charlene Villaseñor-Black, University of California, Los Angeles; Rabbi Bradley Artson,  American Jewish University; Brianne Donaldson, Claremont; Dorian Llywelyn, S.J.,  Loyola Marymount University; Jihad Turk, Bayan Claremont;  Jack Miles, University of California, Irvine; artist Jose Bedia, Miami; artist Junko Chodos, Los Angeles; Ruth Weisberg, University of Southern California.

Free.  Parking will be validated.  RSVP to Andrew Westover awestover@getty.edu

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