Museum Home Past Exhibitions Radiant Darkness: The Art of Bocturnal Light

April 24–July 22, 2007 at the Getty Center


For reservations and information, please call (310) 440-7300.


Drawing From the Old Masters: Light in Darkness
Join artist Stas Orlovski and discover how the old masters utilized light and shadow to heighten the dramatic potential of a drawing. Through guided drawing lessons in the studio and galleries, participants will explore the use of contrast, tonal gradation, and atmospheric light.

Course fee $20. Open to 25 participants. Call (310) 440-7300 to register.

This three-hour course repeats three times:
Tuesday, May 8, 2007, 1:00–4:00 p.m.
Tuesday, June 12, 2007, 1:00–4:00 p.m.
Sunday, June 24, 2007, 1:00–4:00 p.m.

Getty Center, Museum Studios

Curator's Gallery Talk

Stephanie Schrader, assistant curator of drawings, the J. Paul Getty Museum, leads a gallery talk on the exhibition. Meet under the stairs in the Museum Entrance Hall.

Free, no reservations required.

Thursday, June 7, 2007, 2:30 p.m.
Getty Center, Museum galleries

Messenger of God Appearing to Joshua / Bol