Museum Home Current Exhibitions Disegno: Drawing in Europe, 1520–1600

November 13, 2012–February 3, 2013 at the Getty Center


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Studio Courses

Getty Drawing Hour
Enjoy the tradition of sketching from original works of art every first and third Sunday of the month during the Getty Drawing Hour. An artist provides general guidance; just bring your drawing pads and pencils. All experience levels welcome. Free. Sign-up begins at 2:30 p.m. at the Information Desk.

Sundays, November 18, December 2 & 16, 2012,
January 6 & 20, February 3, 2013; 3:30–5:30 p.m.
Getty Center, Museum galleries

Drawing from the Old Masters: Mannerism, Exaggeration, and Neuroaesthetics
Contorted, elongated forms, and dramatic compositions characterized the new artistic style that emerged in the late Renaissance. Join artist Peter Zokosky and investigate the emotive potential of exaggeration through a series of guided drawing lessons and an exploration of recent discoveries from the field of neuroaesthetics. Course fee $30 (materials included; parking not included).

Wednesday, January 23, 2013, 1:00–4:00 p.m.
Getty Center, Museum studios
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Curator's Gallery Talk
Julian Brooks, associate curator of Drawings, the J. Paul Getty Museum, leads a gallery talk on the exhibition. Meet under the stairs in the Museum Entrance Hall.

Tuesdays, December 11, 2012 and January 15, 2013,
2:30 p.m.
Getty Center, Museum galleries

Nude Child Playing the Viola da Gamba / Dubreuil