Guest Lecture: "The Body as Image: Greek and Roman Sculpture", by Jens Daehner
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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
John A. and Cynthia Fry Gunn Theater
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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