Two terrific lectures are being presented, late February and early March, by the J. Paul Getty Museum, Getty Center to highlight the new exhibition of ancient Cambodian bronzes, Gods of Angkor: Bronzes from the National Museum of Cambodia.
Report by Pauline Adamek
Distinguished speakers include Hab Touch, Director General of the Cambodian Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts, and Gods of Angkor curator Paul Jett.
Bronzes from the National Museum of Cambodia
Tuesday, February 22, 2011, at 7 pm.
Harold M. Williams Auditorium, Getty Center
Paul Jett, head of the Department of Conservation and Scientific Research, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; and Hab Touch, Director General, Cambodian Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts; will discuss the analysis and conservation of Khmer bronzes with Sean Charette of the Getty Conservation Institute. This lecture and discussion complements the exhibition Gods of Angkor: Bronzes from the National Museum of Cambodia.
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Ancient Cambodian Bronzes: History, Ritual, and Relevance
Saturday, March 5, 2011, at 1 pm – 6 pm
Museum Lecture Hall, Getty Center
Leading scholars of Cambodian art and culture present and discuss the historical, religious, and contemporary contexts of ancient Cambodian bronze sculpture.
This lecture and discussion complements the exhibition Gods of Angkor: Bronzes from the National Museum of Cambodia. Co-organized by the University of California, Los Angeles”™ Center for Southeast Asian Studies and the J. Paul Getty Museum.
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