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Getty | A Living Past: Peter Paul Rubens and Antiquity

November 18, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The art and literature of ancient Greece and Rome inspired the dynamic master painter Peter Paul Rubens in a myriad of ways. Hear about his activities as a collector of ancient works of art, his role in a lively network of humanist scholars, and how the artist’s knowledge of the classical past shaped his creative process from curators Anne Woollett, Davide Gasparotto, and Jeffrey Spier. They also present a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the of making the exhibition, “Rubens: Picturing Antiquity,” on view November 10 through January 24, 2022, at the Getty Villa Museum.
Free | Advance sign-up required
Image: The Calydonian Boar Hunt (detail), about 1611–1612, Peter Paul Rubens. Oil on panel. The J. Paul Getty Museum