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Getty | Remaking a Monster: Medusa from Antiquity to Today
October 8, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Focusing on the iconic figure of Medusa in ancient art, curatorial assistant Judith Barr and illustrator Christine Larsen discuss how representations of this hybrid creature evolved through time. Rejecting the perspective that monsters are always monstrous, they illuminate how we retell the story of Medusa today.
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Image: Hand Mirror Decorated with the Head of Medusa (detail), Greek (South Italian), 500–480 BC. Bronze. J. Paul Getty Museum, gift of Barbara and Lawrence Fleischman. Image: Bruce White Photography