Guest Lecture: "The Body as Image: Greek and Roman Sculpture", by Jens Daehner
Statue of Asklepios, Hellenistic period, 2nd century BC Greece, Greek, Pentelic marble, 36 x 14 1/2 x 9 (91.4 x 36.8 x 22.9 cm), Museum purchase, United Hellenic American Congress and the William H. Noble Bequest Fund 1981.41
Jens Daehner, Associate Curator at the J. Paul Getty Museum, is a specialist in ancient sculpture and iconography, from the Greek Archaic through the Roman Imperial periods. In addition to a dissertation on nudity in Classical Greek sculpture, he publishes on the history of archaeology and collecting, Roman portraiture, and the transformation of antiquity in modern art of the 20th century.
$3 members / $4 non-members after museum admission. No reservations.
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