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March 6–September 16, 2007 at the Getty Center


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Zoopsia in Context: Exploring Tim Hawkinson's New Work
Charles Desmarais, deputy director, the Brooklyn Museum of Art, explores Zoopsia and Hawkinson's career.

Tuesday, March 6, 7:00 p.m.
Getty Center, Harold M. Williams Auditorium

Figuring the Art of Pink Elephants
L.A. Weekly critic Doug Harvey, acclaimed author and director of the Institute for Figuring Margaret Wertheim, and Cal State Long Beach professor and theorist Christopher Miles, explore the art and science of Tim Hawkinson's new work on view at the Getty Museum.

Sunday, April 29, 4:00 p.m.
Getty Center, Harold M. Williams Auditorium

Point-of-View Talks

Award-winning sculptor Coleen Sterritt, whose work is characterized by its diverse materials and formal inventiveness, explores the installation of Überorgan and new works by Hawkinson.

Sign up at the Museum Information Desk beginning at 3:00 p.m.

Friday, April 6, 4:00 and 5:30 p.m.
Getty Center, Museum Galleries


Überorgan will perform for five minutes every hour on the hour throughout the run of this exhibition.

Getty Center, Museum Entrance Hall

Bat, detail / Hawkinson

Curator's Gallery Talks

Listen to one-hour talks about the exhibition. No sign-up needed; meet under the stairs in the Museum Entrance Hall.

Wednesday, March 28, 1:30 p.m.
Christopher Bedford, curatorial assistant, Contemporary Art, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Thursdays, April 5, 1:30 p.m. and May 31, 2:30 p.m.
Peggy Fogelman, assistant director for education and interpretive programs, the J. Paul Getty Museum

Wednesday, August 29, 2:30 p.m.
Andrew Perchuk, assistant director, Contemporary Programs, the Getty Research Institute