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October 10, 2006–February 4, 2007 at the Getty Center


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Being a Photographer
John Szarkowski, director of the Department of Photography at the Museum of Modern Art in New York from 1962 to 1991, is also an accomplished photographer. He speaks about his life and work as a photographer—its difficulties, frustrations, confusions, and its inconstant and equivocal rewards.

Thursday, November 2, 7:00 p.m.
Harold M. Williams Auditorium, Getty Center

Curator's Gallery Talks

Virginia Heckert, associate curator, Department of Photographs, the J. Paul Getty Museum, leads a gallery talk on the exhibition. Meet under the stairs in the Museum Entrance Hall. No reservations required.

Tuesday, October 24, 1:30 p.m.
Tuesday, December 12, 2:30 p.m.
Museum galleries, Getty Center

Untitled (Joy of Cooking) / Owens

Point-of-View Talks

Photographer Donald Blumberg leads a gallery tour and discussion on the exhibition. Sign up at the Museum Information Desk beginning at 3:00 p.m. No reservations required.

Friday, November 3, 4:30 and 6:00 p.m.
Museum galleries, Getty Center