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Symposium on Athenian vases

From: Marie Svoboda <msvoboda>
Date: Wednesday, March 29, 2006
The Colors of Clay: Special Techniques in Athenian Vases
Symposium
June 15-17, 2006

The J. Paul Getty Museum at The Getty Villa
17985 Pacific Coast Hwy
Malibu, California

This symposium is related to a major loan exhibition of the same
name at the J. Paul Getty Villa from June 8 - September 4, 2006.

The Colors of Clay brings together approximately one hundred vases
produced in Athens during the Archaic and Classical periods.  The
exhibition explores the use of the special decorative techniques, a
subject never before examined as a whole.  The symposium brings
together an international group of scholars, curators, conservators,
and scientists to explore and address issues raised by this
exhibition including:

    Social Contexts for Athenian Vases in Special Techniques
    Conservation, Analysis, Experimentation
    Artists, Workshops, and Production
    Ancient Markets and Exchange

To receive more information, when it becomes available, please send
an email to villaprograms [at] getty__edu

Marie Svoboda
Associate Conservator
Antiquities Conservation
J. Paul Getty Museum
310-440-7052


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